ROCKET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ROCKET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58442011-79/musk-spacex-texas-launch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58442011-79/musk-spacex-texas-launch.html.csp">SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T16:37:37.134-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brownsville, Texas • The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step toward one day establishing a human presence on Mars, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Monday. With waves from the Gulf of Mexico crashing just over the dunes and crabs skittering around a tent erected for the groundbreaking, Musk said he expects SpaceX to invest $100 million in the world’s first commercial orbital spaceport during the next three to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584420112014-09-22T16:37:37.134-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T16:37:37.134-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442011@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:37:37 MDT Evidence growing that Hamas used residential areas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58408004-68/hamas-israel-israeli-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58408004-68/hamas-israel-israeli-gaza.html.csp">Evidence growing that Hamas used residential areas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HAMZA HENDAWI</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JOSEF FEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T20:54:18.49-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel, at least at times. Even Hamas now admits “mistakes” were made. But Hamas says it had little choice in Gaza’s crowded urban landscape, took safeguards to keep people away from the fighting, and that a heavy-handed Israeli response is to blame for the deaths of hundreds of Palestinian civilians. “Gaza, from Beit Hanoun in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080042014-09-12T20:54:18.49-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T20:54:18.49-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408004@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:54:18 MDT German startup factory Rocket to launch IPO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397692-79/rocket-company-euros-internet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397692-79/rocket-company-euros-internet.html.csp">German startup factory Rocket to launch IPO</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T13:06:08.764-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 01:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Germany’s Rocket Internet AG, which specializes in launching e-commerce startups, announced Wednesday that it plans a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange. The Berlin-based company said it aims to raise $968 million with a flotation “intended to take place later in 2014,” giving no specific date. “Taking our company public is the next step in our journey to build the world’s leading Internet platform outside of the United States and China,” Rocket founder and chief executive O...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976922014-09-10T13:06:08.764-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T13:06:08.764-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397692@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:06:08 MDT Air Force says boom in Utah desert was rocket detonation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58390460-90/boom-force-motors-rocket.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58390460-90/boom-force-motors-rocket.html.csp">Air Force says boom in Utah desert was rocket detonation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T16:26:27.586-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Air Force detonated two ballistic missile rocket motors on Tuesday, causing a boom that was heard in Tooele and Davis counties. The motors were part of Trident I ballistic missiles that are being eliminated as part of the START treaties. Only the rocket motors and propellants were destroyed, according to a press release from Hill Air Force Base. No nuclear material was part of the detonation. When the motor and propellant is detonated, it creates a boom and shockwave as good as a conventi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390460@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:26:27 MDT Israel, Hamas declare victory in Gaza war http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344862-68/hamas-gaza-israel-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344862-68/hamas-gaza-israel-war.html.csp">Israel, Hamas declare victory in Gaza war</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIA GOLDENBERG</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and IBRAHIM BARZAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T22:31:14.647-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Both Israel’s prime minister and Hamas declared victory Wednesday in the Gaza war, though their competing claims left questions over future terms of their uneasy peace still lingering. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s comments, delivered in a prime-time address on national television, appeared aimed at countering critics of the war, with both hard-liners in his governing coalition, as well as residents of rocket-scarred southern Israel, saying the war was a failure becaus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583448622014-08-27T22:31:14.647-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T22:31:14.647-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344862@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:31:14 MDT Gaza talks on hold; Israeli delegation stays home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279375-68/gaza-hamas-israel-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279375-68/gaza-hamas-israel-israeli.html.csp">Gaza talks on hold; Israeli delegation stays home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IAN DEITCH and KARIN LAUB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T19:04:53.348-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior officials said an Israeli team would not rejoin negotiations in Cairo unless rocket fire from Gaza stops. A day after the end of a temporary truce, cross-border attacks continued Saturday, though at a lower intensity than on most days in the past month of fighting. Gaza militants fired 28 rockets at Israel, the army said, while Israel struck about 50 targets in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582793752014-08-09T19:04:53.348-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-09T19:04:53.348-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279375@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 19:04:53 MDT