Florida startup Spaced Ventures petitions SpaceX to join its crowdfunding platform

When Spaced Ventures Inc. launched a petition this month to get SpaceX to joins its equity crowdfunding platform, CEO Aaron Burnett was stuck in a dentist chair at a “poorly timed appointment,” he told Orlando Inno.

Burnett checked his phone as often as he could — between spits, he said — to find out how the Melbourne-based startup’s attempt to convince the “white whale” of space firms to fundraise on its website was going. “The lady taking my blood pressure took it five times because…