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May. 18, 2012

On Eve of Launch, SpaceX Head Talks about Mission

Elon Musk on the Dragon launch, traveling to Mars, and--his other hobby--electric cars.

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Aug. 19, 2011

SpaceX Craft To Head To Space Station

The first privately built spacecraft could dock at the International Space Station this year.

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Apr. 16, 2010

Restructuring Space Flight

This week, President Obama rolled out details of how changing budgets and changing priorities will affect NASA. We'll talk about the future of the agency, including plans for a larger role for private business in space flight.

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Oct. 03, 2008

SpaceX Launch Successful

Last weekend, private space transportation company SpaceX successfully launched a payload into orbit. We'll talk with Elon Musk, the company's founder, about the launch of the Falcon 1 and what's next for the company.

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Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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