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Mystery surrounds errant Zuma payload

A military satellite launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX hasn’t been spotted in orbit by the US Strategic Command, creating a mystery about the fate of the classified payload and doubts about whether the mission was a success

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How fake news and Elon Musk sent the rand haywire

What happens when fevered foreign-exchange speculation meets fake news at the same time a satellite that shares the name of South Africa’s president goes missing? You get the South African rand on Tuesday, which suddenly spiked more than

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SpaceX blasts Zuma payload into orbit

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has successfully launched its first mission of the new year: a classified payload for the US government into low-earth orbit. The mission – referred to as code name Zuma – took off from Cape Canaveral Air Force

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Elon Musk accidentally tweets his cellphone number

Elon Musk gave his 16.7m Twitter followers what he meant to send to the chief technology officer of virtual reality company Oculus: his phone number. “Do you have a sec to talk? My cell is …” Musk wrote from his account on Tuesday

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SpaceX to launch ‘Zuma’ into orbit

SpaceX will launch Zuma into space this week. No, not President Jacob Zuma. The company, headed by South African-born billionaire Elon Musk will fire a secretive payload into low-earth orbit on Wednesday aboard a Falcon 9 rocket

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