The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Spacex

    Firm Demands Restitution From Musk After Explosion

    Is he bringing the private space industry down with him? Elon Musk’s latest SpaceX rocket exploded during prelaunch tests last week — and the blast is still reverberating for Israeli firm Space Communication, or Spacecom, which saw shares decline 9 percent and is demanding either $50 million or a free flight to space from SpaceX. When Spacecom’s Amos-6 satellite was destroyed, it also blew a hole in the firm’s $285 million deal to sell itself to Beijing Xinwei Technology Group, and while Spacecom’s renegotiating, its value is expected to fall by $30 million.

    Personal Space Issues


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