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Over 50 CEOs and Executive Officers Confirm They Will Speak at SATELLITE 2022

More than 50 CEOs and executives from the world’s largest commercial space companies have confirmed to speak at the SATELLITE 2022 conference and exhibition, taking place March 21-24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, DC Executives scheduled to appear at SATELLITE 2022 represent a wide range …

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Are space rockets bad for Earth? Why the question ignores an important truth

When Blue Origin and Galactic Virgo spear their first respective crewed missions in July, this raised environmental concerns. “How the billionaire space race could be a giant leap for pollution” The Guardian wrote. “The cost […] will be paid in carbon emissions ”, we read Popular science big title. “Who …

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Look inside Firefly Space as the rocket builder prepares for the second launch

Space company Firefly is gearing up for the second orbital launch attempt of its Alpha rocket, as the company seeks to lay the groundwork for its business. “Firefly aims to be the next SpaceX, a very transformative space transportation company,” Firefly CEO Tom Markusic told CNBC. The company recently gave …

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Rocket builder Astra reaches orbit for the first time

The LV0007 rocket takes off during the company’s first successful orbital launch from Kodiak, Alaska on November 20, 2021. Astra / NASA Space flight Astra Space first reached orbit on Saturday with its LV0007 rocket, joining a small group of privately-owned companies that have achieved the feat. The company launched …

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Virgin Orbit bullish on national security launch

CEO Dan Hart: “We have had a fairly extensive dialogue at all levels of the executive and with the Space Force and the intelligence community” WASHINGTON – Virgin Orbit predicts that more than 40% of the company’s business by 2026 will be spent on national security and defense. Virgin Orbit …

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Cutting-edge computing and continuous updates in space – TechCrunch

The past two years have been difficult in many ways for both individuals and businesses. As a global community, we haven’t been able to travel long distances due to various restrictions, but that doesn’t mean we stop reaching for the stars. During this same period, monumental advances and achievements in …

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Twenty years ago, Sabena was declared bankrupt

That was twenty years ago, November 7, 2001. La Sabena was declared bankrupt. Flight SN690, an Airbus A340-311 registered as OO-SCZ from Cotonou and Abidjan, was the last Sabena plane to land in Brussels on November 7, with 266 passengers and 11 crew members. End of the story, totally unimaginable …

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