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SpaceX Signs Five-Year Lease at Port Canaveral

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We first heard about SpaceX taking over the old SpaceHab buildings back in August, so I guess the building will suit their needs. SpaceX will be building out quite a bit of real estate on the Cape, as documented in their recent LZ-1 expansion plans.

BE-4 Hydrostatic Bearings

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Jeff Bezos’ most recent email update on Blue Origin was all about the BE-4 and its hydrostatic bearings. Interestingly, George Sowers, VP of Advanced Concepts & Technologies at ULA, commented on their use of hydrostatic bearings on Twitter.

Optimus Prime

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We started seeing some great photos of SpaceX’s new piece of infrastructure on the ASDS: Optimus Prime. Scott Murray also posted some over-exposed-but-lovely shots of Optimus Prime on the ASDS, complete with shots of its garage.