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    Recently, SpaceX’s second dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission successfully hoisted more than 80 spacecraft into orbit, using a recycled booster and nosecone faring from earlier missions in a successful launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

    SpaceX founder Elon Musk sparred on Twitter with Tory Bruno, the CEO of Boeing and Lockheed Martin’s rocket-building joint venture United Launch Alliance (ULA), one of SpaceX's competitors, saying ULA would be “dead” without government contracts.

    ​In turn, Tory Bruno has repeatedly said that ULA receiving any government subsidies was a myth.

    Earlier, again on Twitter, Elon Musk said that ULA was a "complete waste of taxpayer money".

    Both companies, ULA and SpaceX compete against each other in the space industry. 

     

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    Tory Bruno, SpaceX, Elon Musk
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