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Dan O’Dowd has been a staple of the Santa Barbara business community for decades, founding Green Hills Software in 1982 and building it into a multimillion-dollar company. Now he has his sights set on something bigger: the United States Senate. O’Dowd announced April 19 that he is running for a Senate seat from California. He Read More →
SpaceX landed a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship for the first time April 8 off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Fla. The launch came only months after a Falcon 9 launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base failed to land successfully on a drone ship Jan 17. On Dec. 21, SpaceX landed a Falcon Read More →
A critical SpaceX mission blasted off from Vandenberg Airforce Base at 10:42 a.m., despite foggy conditions Jan. 17. Hawthorne-based SpaceX used a Falcon 9 rocket to launch a weather satellite into orbit, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will use to monitor ocean wave heights to track and measure the strength of hurricanes. The Read More →