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Namibia Economist
The world is not enoughof the most expensive human artefacts ever built and hosts a crew of at most si
The world is not enough
Namibia Economist / Posted 18 hours ago
of the most expensive human artefacts ever built and hosts a crew of at most six people. Attempts by private firms such as Virgin Galactic to fly people into the lowest reaches of space have, so far, come to nothing. Yet the mood among the space... Read more
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New York Post
Inside Elon Musk’s big plan to colonize Marsthe hills. There are no oceans or even rain, and the temperatures are so extre
Inside Elon Musk’s big plan to colonize Mars
New York Post / Posted yesterday
the hills. There are no oceans or even rain, and the temperatures are so extreme and the atmosphere so thin, you can’t venture out without a protective suit. Welcome to Mars — or as billionaire Elon Musk hopes mankind soon calls it, home. The... Read more
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Quartz
Elon Musk’s dream of going to Mars is SpaceX’s biggest strength, and its biggest distractionfiring of the Raptor interplanetary transport engine pic.twitter.com/vRleyJvBkx
Elon Musk’s dream of going to Mars is SpaceX’s biggest strength, and its biggest distraction
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
firing of the Raptor interplanetary transport engine pic.twitter.com/vRleyJvBkx Indeed, United Launch Alliance, the joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin that is SpaceX’s primary competitor in the rocket business, called out SpaceX during... Read more
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Mashable
Stephen Hawking says humanity needs to venture into space for our survivalhumanity's future lies away from Earth. In a book excerpt published by The Gua
Stephen Hawking says humanity needs to venture into space for our survival
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
humanity's future lies away from Earth. In a book excerpt published by The Guardian, Hawking contends that humans need to venture deep into space for the sake of adventure and the survival of our species. He also thinks that "the new space age"... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Space race redux: Despite SpaceX setback, a wave of Southern California rocket-makers capitalize on new economyand suppliers.” SpaceX and a handful of other new-generation private spacecraf
Space race redux: Despite SpaceX setback, a wave of Southern California rocket-makers capitalize on new economy
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 11 days ago
and suppliers.” SpaceX and a handful of other new-generation private spacecraft startups — including space tourism pioneer Virgin Galactic in Long Beach — are reviving a stalled aerospace industry and developing an economy aimed at making space... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Space race redux: Despite SpaceX setback, a wave of Southern California rocket-makers capitalize on new economyand suppliers.” SpaceX and a handful of other new-generation private spacecraf
Space race redux: Despite SpaceX setback, a wave of Southern California rocket-makers capitalize on new economy
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
and suppliers.” SpaceX and a handful of other new-generation private spacecraft startups — including space tourism pioneer Virgin Galactic in Long Beach — are reviving a stalled aerospace industry and developing an economy aimed at making space... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
SpaceX faces a more crowded rocket launch market, even when it returns to flightblast a payload into space about three months after they place an order. The B
SpaceX faces a more crowded rocket launch market, even when it returns to flight
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
blast a payload into space about three months after they place an order. The Boeing Co.-Lockheed Martin Corp. joint venture said it added “additional hardware” to its Decatur, Ala., rocket-production line to accommodate new customers and now... Read more
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Scotsman
Goals | Xcite | Clyde Space | AquilaScottish business wire: Virgin Galactic's former president is joining Glasgow
Goals | Xcite | Clyde Space | Aquila
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
Scottish business wire: Virgin Galactic's former president is joining Glasgow satellite firm Clyde Space. Picture: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire The main breaking business stories of the day plus recent investments and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jeff Bezos' new rocket built for space tourismspace industry, which aims to reduce the cost of spaceflight and open it up to
Jeff Bezos' new rocket built for space tourism
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
space industry, which aims to reduce the cost of spaceflight and open it up to the masses. Last week, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, performed the first test flight of its new spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, as it prepares to take paying customers... Read more
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Breitbart
SpaceX Explosion Threatens Private Takeover of Spaceits commercial launch schedule. The Falcon 9 success was becoming a huge threat
SpaceX Explosion Threatens Private Takeover of Space
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
its commercial launch schedule. The Falcon 9 success was becoming a huge threat to the competing Atlas V missile, a joint venture between defense contractors Boeing and Lockheed Martin, which had held an exclusive-lock on U.S. commercial launches... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'I thought i was going to die': Richard Branson injured in bike accidentVirgin CEO Richard Branson suffers facial injuries from bike accident in Britis
'I thought i was going to die': Richard Branson injured in bike accident
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
Virgin CEO Richard Branson suffers facial injuries from bike accident in British Virgin Islands British billionaire Richard Branson says he thought he was going to die in a biking accident in the British Virgin Islands earlier this week in which he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Virgin boss injured in bike accident in Caribbeanbillionaire Richard Branson said on Friday (Aug 26) he thought he was going to
Virgin boss injured in bike accident in Caribbean
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
billionaire Richard Branson said on Friday (Aug 26) he thought he was going to die in a biking accident in the British Virgin Islands earlier this week in which he injured his cheek and tore some ligaments. Virgin boss Branson, who has built a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Richard Branson injured in bike accidentVirgin boss in Caribbean British billionaire Richard Branson says he thought
Richard Branson injured in bike accident
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
Virgin boss in Caribbean British billionaire Richard Branson says he thought he was going to die in a biking accident in the British Virgin Islands earlier this week in which he broke his cheek and tore some... Read more

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