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Our Solar System is thought to have formed 4,567 billion years ago, followed by the Moon about 100 million years later

MoonEx Set to Begin Moon Mining in 2017

Moon Express, the first commercial company to win Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to travel beyond Earth’s orbit, announced that it has raised enough money for its first launch later this year to begin mining on the moon.

Amazon to Add 100,000 Employees for Automated Market

Despite CEO Jeff Bezos’s political battles with President-elect Donald Trump, Amazon is going all-in by pledging to hire 100,000 U.S. employees with full benefits to launch its fully-automated grocery markets, which are expected to offer drone delivery services.

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No-Fly Zone over Part of L.A.–for 3 Months

On Thursday, the FAA temporarily banned flights below 2000 feet over the northwest San Fernando Valley. The no-fly zone was imposed because of a fear that flights could ignite a gas leak initially discovered in October over Porter Ranch.

The FAA Wants All Drone Pilots ‘Registered’

The FAA released a series of rcommended drone regulations on Monday, just in time for Christmas. The documents list requirements and safety rules for drone pilots, a set of proposed guidelines that after a variety of drone-related accidents and problems have been

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FAA to Announce Registration Rules for Recreational Drones

With a constant string of near misses in airports across the nation and conflicts between neighbors over allegations of spying, federal regulators have been reviewing possible rules for privately owned, recreational unmanned aerial vehicles, often called drones. Now regulators have announced plans to force owners to register their devices with the federal government.