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SpaceX

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, has announced that the company plans on flying two private citizens on a trip around the moon in late 2018.

The space capsule that took the first moonwalkers on their historic adventure is getting ready to take off on another trip — its first tour of the United States in more than 40 years.

NASA

SpaceX roared back to life from the Kennedy Space Center on Sunday.  WFIT's Rick Glasby reports the mission was memorable for several reasons.

Every morning in a government office building in Boulder, Colo., about a dozen people type a code into a door and line up against a wall on the other side. There are a couple of guys in military uniform, and some scientists in Hawaiian shirts. They work at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and they're here for a daily space weather forecast.

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