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Arcata’s Wing Inflatables, SpaceX collaborate on Thailand cave rescue

Arcata’s Wing Inflatables, SpaceX collaborate on Thailand cave rescue

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – When SpaceX’s Elon Musk calls with an emergency plan to save a dozen children trapped in a flooded cave, even at 6 a.m., you don’t let it go to voicemail.  Andrew Branagh certainly didn’t last Friday morning, and that’s how the CEO of Arcata-based Wing Inflatables suddenly

From California’s coast to below Elysium Planitia with Mars InSight

Note: Union Space Correspondent Roger Eckart recently traveled to Vandenberg Air Force Base, from which the InSight lander will be launched to Mars on an Atlas V-401 rocket this Saturday, May 5, and checked it out. First of two parts. – Ed. Roger Eckart Mad River Union VANDENBERG AFB – The prep is pretty intense.

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