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SpaceX Launches Rocket Carrying Space Station Cargo

SpaceX Launches Rocket Carrying Space Station Cargo

In "SpaceX Launches Rocket Carrying Space Station Cargo" Kenneth Chang talks about how SpaceX is working with the government. They have big plans after previous successful launches. SpaceX is planning large rockets that might send people to Mars.-------------
I choose this article because it has good information about private companies and politics in space travel. The information about private space travel is pretty basic and good for starting out. It also gives a bit of information about politics.

nytimes.com
Private Space Travel? Dreamers Hope a Catalyst Will Rise From the Mojave Desert

Private Space Travel? Dreamers Hope a Catalyst Will Rise From the Mojave Desert

In the article "Private Space Travel? Dreamers Hope a Catalyst Will Rise From the Mojave Desert" John Schwartz explains a private company is going to space by plane instead of a rocket ship. Safety will be a priority. Having a private company going to space is new.---------------
I choose this because while it is old it give lots of information about how companies going to space is new. I think because it is old it is nice because they give the most basic idea because it was very new then.

nytimes.com
Newsela | Billionaires want to help Trump send rockets to the moon again

Newsela | Billionaires want to help Trump send rockets to the moon again

In "Billionaires want to help Trump send rockets to the moon again " Agence France-Presse explains private companies are pushing the trump administration to go back to the moon. The trump administration is working with them which is different from Obama. The companies are also putting lots of money into the program.----------------
I included this because it gave good information about how private companies are going to the moon. And how they haven't done that much before. It also give insight about how there is politics in even in space travel.

newsela.com
Astronaut breaks US space record

Astronaut breaks US space record

In "Astronaut breaks US space record" Marcia Dunn explains that Peggy Whitson was talking to Trump about space. In that conversation she was congratulated for being in space for the longest from the US. There was also talk about Mars.------------
I choose this because it talked a little about Mars travel and a lot about politics in space travel. Both of which were recurring topics in the other articles.

tweentribune.com