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Tax Break a ‘Small Step’ for California’s Space Industry

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The bill exempts hardware and related items developed by space companies in the state from local property taxes.

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SpaceX Capsule Arrives at California Port after Station Cargo Run

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About two days after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean, the commercially operated Dragon space capsule laden with 760 kilograms of return cargo from the international space station arrived at port in San Pedro, Calif.

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California Details Shuttle Endeavour’s Road Trip Itinerary

Virgin Galactic Now Hiring in California, New Mexico

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Virgin Galactic and the Spaceship Company — Virgin’s joint venture with Scaled Composites to build the SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane and its WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft — announced April 30 they are seeking to fill a combined 18 positions.

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The Spaceship Company Gets $290K from California for Energy-efficient Hangar

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The Spaceship Company (TSC), the Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites joint venture building Virgin’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane, received a $290,000 incentive check from Southern California Edison for designing a final integration, assembly and test hangar — FAITH, for short — in Mojave, Calif., that exceeds the state’s energy-efficiency standards, according to a March 12 press release.

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California Space Authority Disbands [Pacific Coast Business Times]

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The California Space Authority, the nonprofit corporation whose mission was to promote the state's space industry, is no more, according to the Pacific Coast Business Times. The group's board of directors voted unanimously June 6 to dissolve the organization.

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