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4 to Watch: SpaceX is Stuffing 60 Satellites on One of Its Rockets

The Falcon 9 rocket is due to launch Wednesday night

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    A SpaceX Falcon 9 remains on space launch complex at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on May 3, 2019, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    SpaceX is planning to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida Wednesday night. It will be carrying a constellation of satellites that are part of Elon Musk's global internet plan. 

    It's one of the stories we're featuring today. 

    SpaceX to Launch 60 Satellites on a Falcon 9 Rocket

    It was a tight fit, but SpaceX has fitted 60 satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket due to launch Wednesday night in Florida. The Starlink satellites are designed to provide space-based internet service around the globe. Here are the details on Elon Musk's ambitious plan, one that even he admits is fraught with challenges.

    Note: The launch window opens at 7:30 p.m. California time.

    Photo Shows Two Students Holding Promposal Sign With a Racial Slur

    The principal at Palos Verdes High School was planning to meet with students Wednesday after a photo surfaced on social media that shows two students holding a prom proposal sign with a racial slur. We'll have updates here.

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    A photo of a racial slur on a 'promposal' in Palos Verdes is drawing outrage. Hetty Chang reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

    (Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019)

    Rainfall Records Might Fall, But That's a Low Bar

    How much rain does it take to set a record this time of year in Southern California? The record for May 16 in downtown Los Angeles was set in 1996 -- a meager .04 inches. In some areas, anything more than a trace of rain from Thursday's storm will be enough. Here's when we're expecting rain.

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    We're expecting rain Wednesday night and into Thursday. Shanna Mendiola has the forecast for Wednesday May 15, 2019. 

    (Published Wednesday, May 15, 2019)

    The Museum of Dream Space is Open

    The Museum of Dream Space is open at the Beverly Center in Los Angeles. Each room houses different dream spaces, like colorful lantern and crystallized elements that take Instagrams to the next level. Take a look.

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