Amazon Studios to move into Culver Studios, Boring Co. shows tunnel progress and SpaceX ties ULA’s annual launch record with 16th launch this year.
Amazon announced plans Monday to move from Santa Monica into Culver Studios, a television and movie studio in Culver City, the Business Journal reports. Amazon Studios, IMDb, Amazon Video and World Wide Advertising will occupy more than 280,000 square feet at the complex at 9336 W. Washington Blvd., which is owned by Hackman Capital Partners.
Elon Musk posted a photo Monday on Instagram showing that his Boring Co. has progressed in its tunnel-digging efforts, CNBC reports. Musk has approval from regulators in Hawthorne to build a two-mile test tunnel.
SpaceX’s Oct. 30 launch of the Koreasat-5A telecommunications satellite doubled the number of Falcon 9 missions completed in a single year and ties the company with United Launch Alliance’s record of 16 launches in one year, SpaceNews reports. SpaceX has topped the maximum annual launch records of Russia’s Proton rocket — 14 missions, six of which were government-led — and Arianespace — 12 missions split between six Ariane 5, three Soyuz and three Vega.
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