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Sir Richard Branson-backed bid to launch a rocket from Cornwall is again rebuffed

Britain’s first rocket launch from a spaceport in Cornwall has had its launch date pushed back to November as it awaits approval from UK regulators. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit was previously due to launch a rocket from Newquay’s Spaceport Cornwall in September, but The Telegraph has learned launch partners …

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Wagner Corporation Collaborates with Virgin Orbit to Bring National Air Launch Capability to Australia

LONG BEACH, CA & WELLCAMP, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB), a leading launch provider, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Wagner Corporation, one of the region’s most successful private companies. and owner of Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport and Business Park in Queensland, Australia. The agreement will …

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Rocket Lab Launches Japanese Radar Imaging Satellite on 30th Electron Mission

PARIS — Rocket Lab successfully launched a Japanese radar imaging satellite Sept. 15 as the company prepares for another attempt to recover and reuse a booster. An Electron rocket blasted off from Pad B at Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand at 4:38 p.m. Eastern Time. The rocket’s …

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Hypersonic freighter closer to reality! US military signs pact to develop ‘lightning lightning’ space transportation system

Sierra Space, a commercial space company, announced Sept. 8 that it has signed an agreement with United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) to build hypersonic space transportation systems for military cargo and personnel. Russian Su-35 fighter ‘destroyed’ Ukrainian air defense radar by firing anti-radiation missile, Moscow says Sierra Space and the …

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Sierra Space signs Pentagon initiative to develop rocket-based cargo delivery

Commercial space company Sierra Space has sign an agreement with the US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) to develop space transportation solutions for military cargo and personnel. The capability will allow the Department of Defense to deliver military assistance anywhere in the world in a fraction of the time of traditional transports. …

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Army mulls satellite partners for ‘Lonestar’ GPS interference warning system

The Army’s experimental Gunsmoke-L (Lonestar) CubeSats are designed to warn commanders of GPS interference. (Illustration: Dynetics) WASHINGTON — After beginning in-orbit operations in July, the Army is evaluating the results of experimental satellite technology designed to directly notify soldiers on the ground when GPS signals have been disrupted or compromised. …

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Mixed performance with progress and delays

The company’s Electron rocket carrying the CAPSTONE mission takes off from New Zealand on June 28, 2022. rocket lab The second quarter was a mixed one for space companies, with some companies showing steady progress while others experienced setbacks. Most space stocks, many of which went public last year through …

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Looking for a way to play quantum computing? Pick up the ARQQ stock.

Source: Amin Van / Shutterstock.com Some people might classify Quantum Arqit (NASDAQ:ARQQ) as a cybersecurity company. However, there is a whole other angle here, because Arqit has a powerful product, QuantumCloud, which deploys quantum computing technology. It’s a very specific niche product, but Arqit is already successfully marketing QuantumCloud. Therefore, …

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Brexit Britain wins as UK first in Europe to launch satellites from home | Science | New

Brian Cox describes the launch objectives of NASA’s Artemis 1 mission The UK has boosted investment in its space industry in recent years in recognition of the economic opportunities presented by commercial space launches. Confirmed in July, the First UK satellite launch should take off before the end of the …

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The Night Sky: A Harvest Moon in Early Autumn

DESPITE the delay in the planned launch of Artemis 1, Nasa remains optimistic that the mission will start soon, with Friday, September 2 being touted as a potential window. A huge rocket, a “megarocket”, the largest ever built, will send a capsule on a mission that will circumnavigate the Moon …

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New AFRL Space Vehicle Chief Seeking Talent to Advance Technology

The AFRL is looking to build its technical workforce and partner with private companies, said Col. Jeremy Raley, chief executive of space vehicles. WASHINGTON — The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Space Vehicle Branch hopes to launch expensive military experiments over the next three years, including a GPS-like navigation satellite, a …

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The future of space travel begins Monday morning

“And soon, we are returning to the moon as Artemis. We’re going to learn to live in a harsh environment, and then it’s going to be Mars in the late 2030s,” NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said in March of this year. “Soon” is fast approaching as Artemis 1 is set …

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Phantom Space Launch Approach – Parabolic Arc

Illustration of the launch of a Daytona rocket. (Credit: Phantom Space) By David BullockPersonal editor While companies like Astra Space and Virgin Orbit seek a steady stream of profitable orbital payload customers, there’s another company that plans to launch its Daytona rocket for the first time in 2023. Phantom Space, …

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China’s suborbital space tourism ambitions heat up as two companies seek to challenge Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic – Parabolic Arc

CAS Space crewed suborbital vehicle in flight. (Credit: Espace CAS) by Douglas MessierChief Editor Two Chinese companies – CAS Space and Space Transportation – are pursuing the suborbital tourism market, with the former closely copying Blue Origin’s fully reusable New Shepard vehicle and the latter developing a winged vehicle that …

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How Israel can benefit from a spaceport |Opinion

In view of the development of technology and the massive entry of new enterprises, the accelerated commercialization of the space industry in general and the launch industry in particular, the establishment of infrastructure for space launches civilians is literally the requirement of the hour. In Israel today there is no …

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Space Nerds at the Beach: A Dispatch from Aerospace Games

If you already have watched the movie about 2000s teenage girls Dusk, you know there’s an iconic stormy baseball game scene between the Cullen family and other vampires alongside the mere mortal Bella Swan. Now imagine this scene taking place on a sandy beach near the ocean with a group …

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The return of market “foolishness” is great for ex-SPACs

Comment this story Comment Many companies that have gone public by merging with special purpose acquisition companies quickly run out of cash. To stave off disaster, newly listed startups are turning to an esoteric form of financing called an equity line of credit, or ELOC, which gives them the right …

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Virgin Orbit cuts launch forecast while increasing revenue per launch

WASHINGTON — Virgin Orbit now expects four launches this year, at the low of previous projections, but with higher revenue per launch. The company, in its August 12 second-quarter earnings release, reported no revenue in the quarter and a net loss of $33.3 million. The company, however, said it recorded …

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Growth of the small launcher industry is slowing down

LOGAN, Utah — Growth in the small launch vehicle industry is slowing, with fewer new vehicles entering the market and more vehicles defunct, as demand for these vehicles falls below expectations. During a presentation at the Small Satellite Conference on August 11, Carlos Niederstrasser of Northrop Grumman discussed the latest …

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J-Space Partners with Virgin Orbit to Bring Sovereign Air Launch Capability to South Korea

LONG BEACH, CA & SEOUL, Republic of Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB), a leading launch provider, today announced that it has signed an agreement with South Korean investment group J-Space. The agreement will allow the companies to evaluate candidate spaceport launch sites in South Korea, with the aim of providing …

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Blue Canyon opens new small satellite manufacturing plant in Colorado – SatNews

Manufacturer of small satellites and provider of mission services Blue Canyon Technologies LLC (“BCT” or “Blue Canyon”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologiescelebrated the grand opening of the company’s new cubesat factory in Boulder, Colorado with members of the Boulder Chamber of Commerce at an inauguration ceremony. The expanded …

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Stocks to Watch: Inflation, Auto Buzz, and Crypto Comeback Hopes

Get a head start on the market by subscribing to Seeking Alpha’s Stocks to Watch, a preview of key events scheduled for the week ahead. The newsletter keeps you informed of the biggest stories that will make headlines, including upcoming IPOs, investor days, earnings reports and conference presentations. Stocks to …

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Watch US spy satellite launch into orbit by rival SpaceX

Rocket Lab has successfully launched a spy satellite into orbit for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). Rocket Lab’s workhorse Electron rocket blasted the satellite into space from Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula early Thursday. The launch was originally scheduled for earlier in the week, but was …

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University of Southampton student wins UK Space Agency competition

A SOUTHAMPTON student has won £2,000 for her innovative ideas on how satellites can improve life on Earth. Eleanor Stanton, 22, from the National Center for Oceanography at the University of Southampton, has been named a finalist in the UK Space Agency’s SatelLife competition. Eleanor’s idea aims to change the …

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NRO satellite upgrades delay second of two consecutive Rocket Lab launches

The launch of NROL-199 has been postponed until August 2 to allow the NRO to perform the required payload software upgrades WASHINGTON – Rocket Lab and the National Reconnaissance Office had hoped launch two missions within 10 days. The first, NROL-162, took off on July 12 but the second, NROL-199, …

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Virgin Voyages: state-of-the-art technology

Virgin Voyages’ goal has been to remove the connectivity barrier for its sailors when it comes to onboard internet access, said Andy Schwalb, chief information officer. “What’s clear from consumer research is that customers don’t want to feel disconnected on board,” he said. Cruise Industry News. Working closely with SES, …

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Virgin Orbit CEO to Present at Jefferies Industrial Conference | Company

LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 25, 2022– Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB), today announced that CEO Dan Hart will present at the Jefferies Industrial Conference on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. EST. One-on-one meetings will take place in addition to the fireside chat presentation. To schedule a one-on-one meeting, please …

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Space tourism could soon become a reality – Isro tests human flight capability in low Earth orbit

Could space tourism soon become a reality? The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) – the country’s space agency – is developing indigenous capabilities for space tourism, said Union Minister Jitendra Singh. He added that ISRO is testing human flight capability in low Earth orbit to develop capabilities for space. ISRO’s …

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British Airways workers at Heathrow call off summer strike

HHundreds of British Airways workers at Heathrow have won huge pay rises in a deal that will avert strikes over the summer. Check-in staff last month announced a strike at the start of the summer school holidays in a move that would have piled more misery on passengers amid widespread …

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RHEA Group’s research satellite completes payload for first UK launch

A RHEA Group research satellite, built in Oxfordshire by space company Open Cosmos, it will share a journey with five additional satellite missions, including the first-ever satellite to be built in Wales. Dubbed ‘DOVER’, this pathfinder satellite transmits a signal, designed by RHEA engineers, to provide data from space that …

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Lowndes facility to help launch future Virgin Galactic spacecraft into orbit

Virgin Mothership Eve launches the Two Unity spacecraft for a glide at Spaceport America Launch Complex in New Mexico. Virgin Galactic announced a partnership with Aurora Flight Sciences on July 6. Aurora will manufacture two motherships at its facilities in Columbus and Bridgeport, West Virginia. Photo courtesy of Virgin Galactic …

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Virgin Atlantic sister company to open aerospace plant in Mesa

Commercial space travel is getting a little closer in Arizona. Virgin Galactic, a sister company of Virgin Atlantic, announced Thursday that it will open an assembly manufacturing facility adjacent to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa. Construction of the facility is underway and is expected to be fully operational by the …

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Blue Canyon Technologies Provides Multiple Spacecraft and Components Aboard Virgin Orbit Launch

Small satellite manufacturer and mission services provider Blue Canyon Technologies LLC (“BCT” or “Blue Canyon”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, today announced the launch of Slingshot 1, MISR-B, and a government customer satellite, aboard Virgin Orbit on July 1, 2022. Slingshot 1 is the first-ever Blue Canyon 12U …

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Virgin Galactic’s top lawyer quits as company defends SPAC lawsuit

Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc., a commercial spaceflight company controlled by billionaire Richard Branson, is losing its chief legal officer in a lawsuit over a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company. Michelle Kley will step down on July 19, Virgin Galactic said in a securities deposit. She joins Volta Inc., an …

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Virgin Orbit mission success brings UK launch closer via Spaceport Cornwall

Virgin Orbit’s next satellite launch will take place from the UK, following the success of the “Straight Up” mission, which lifted off from Mojave in California over the weekend. With that mission completed, Virgin Orbit is on track for launch from Spaceport Cornwall later this year. The UK Space Agency …

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AFRL Spacecraft Recurve launched on Virgin Orbit Space Force mission

The AFRL Space Vehicle Directorate’s Recurve spacecraft launched into low Earth orbit July 2 from Mojave Air and Spaceport, Rutan Field, Mojave, Calif. as part of a mission for the Virgin Orbit US Space Force space trials. Courtesy/AFRL AFRL News: KIRTLAND AFB — The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Space Vehicle …

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Crafts slaughtered, Virgin launch, new downtown restaurants – Press Telegram

long beach clean fun Alan’s artisan soaps are now available at Gelson’s Long Beach supermarket through unique programs that encourage small local vendors to feature the grocery store’s buying team. Gelson’s First to Market and Local Discoveries programs provide opportunities for small, local brands to establish themselves and supply products …

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Virgin Orbit successfully launches satellites on first night mission

Virgin Orbit launched a rocket carrying seven satellites from Mojave Air and Spaceport in California early Saturday morning at 1:49 a.m. ET (10:49 p.m. local time), marking the small satellite launcher’s first successful nighttime mission. The company put the satellites into low Earth orbit using its Boeing 747 carrier plane …

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Virgin Orbit rocket launches seven US defense satellites | United States and world

A Virgin Orbit rocket carrying seven US Department of Defense satellites was launched from a special Boeing 747 flying off the coast of Southern California coast and headed into space on Friday evening. The modified jumbo lifted off from Mojave Air and Space Port in the Mojave Desert and dropped …

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Space Forge partners with Lumi Space to track satellite on Virgin Orbit UK mission

A Lumi engineering model integrating into ForgeStar-0. Photo: Star Forge UK space start-up Space Forge partners with a Space Situational Awareness (SSA) society Lumi Space on the next pristine orbit launching from the UK later this year. Space Forge, based in Cardiff, Wales, is working to build a returnable, reusable …

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VIRGIN ORBIT ON TARGET FOR NEXT LAUNCH WINDOW TO OPEN ON JUNE 29

Strong points: Dress rehearsals completed, successful payload-rocket coupling June 29 marks the opening of the launch window for the company’s fourth global mission Is the historic UK launch slated for later this year LONG BEACH, Calif. — June 24, 2022 — The Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB) launch system is in …

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Spaceport America looks more and more like a mirage

Denis Kintigh Last May, Virgin Galactic announced another postponement, much to the disappointment of Michelle Lujan Grisham and her predecessors. Less than a year ago, Spaceport was the scene of high fives and joyful dancing celebrating the incredible wonder of – what exactly? A replica of what NASA accomplished six …

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UK plans to invest $2.5 billion in new military technologies

By 2026, the UK Ministry of Defense plans to spend $2.5 billion on research and development of new technologies, with the aim of keeping the country at the forefront. Covering a range of programs from artificial intelligence to hypersonics, the spending plan – announced on June 7 – offers a …

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Spaceplane company announces plane that will fly from Los Angeles to Tokyo in one hour

HOUSTON— An aerospace company has announced that an airplane it claims will carry passengers around the world and always get them home in time for dinner! Houston start-up Venus Aerospace says the Mach 9 hypersonic aircraft will be able to “One Hour World Trip.” The company showcased its first concept …

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Elon Musk says SpaceX’s Starship rocket will be ready to fly in July

Space company SpaceX owned by billionaire Elon Musk is approaching a major milestone in the development of its Starship rocket. The billionaire CEO today announced that the company will have a “ready-to-fly” prototype Starship rocket by July, with his space venture aiming to reach orbit with the vehicle for the …

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Astra rocket fails shortly after takeoff from Cape Canaveral – Spaceflight Now

The first of three launches to deploy a fleet of six small NASA hurricane research satellites failed minutes after liftoff at 1:43 p.m. EDT (1743 GMT) Sunday from Cape Canaveral. The upper stage engine of Astra’s small commercial launch vehicle shut down prematurely, leading to the loss of NASA’s first …

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Astra begins three-launch campaign with NASA hurricane research satellites – Spaceflight Now

Astra’s 3.3 rocket, tail number LV0010, sets up its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station ahead of the launch of NASA’s TROPICS-1 mission. Credit: Brady Kenniston/Astra Astra is preparing to launch the first of three consecutive NASA-dedicated missions this weekend from Cape Canaveral to deploy six shoebox-sized hurricane …

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Left in the Dust: The First Golden Age of Citizen Space Travel: UNM Newsroom

The first civilian in space was a Japanese journalist in 1990, Toyohiro Akiyama. Then, six months later, Helen Sharman, a prominent British chemist, won a radio competition, beating over 13,000 other British men and women. However, both were denied inclusion in the commercial space tourism club. “Citizens’ access to …

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UK’s $2.5bn research targets space sensors and hypersonic technology

LONDON — Britain’s Ministry of Defense has identified a series of key future technologies in which it plans to invest $2.5 billion over the next four years, officials said June 7. The program, called the Science & Technology Portfolio, will aim to support the development of critical future military capabilities …

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Virgin Orbit launched its “Straight Up” launch with six crew on board – SatNews

The launch of Blue Origin’s NS-21 manned flight. On Saturday June 4, Blue Origin successfully performed its fifth manned flight and the 21st flight for the New Shepard program. The astronaut crew included: Evan Dick, Katia Echazarreta, Hamish Harding, Victor Correa Hespanha, Jaison Robinsonand Victor Vescovo. The crew of the …

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This week’s awesome tech stories on the web (until June 4)

COMPUTING Photon manipulation for microseconds surpasses 9,000 years on a supercomputerJohn Timmer | Ars-Technica“With a few tweaks to the design described a year ago, [quantum computing startup] Xanadu is now able to sometimes perform operations with more than 200 qubits. And he showed that simulating the behavior of just one …

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Asteroid mining startup delivers first test mission with SpaceX

Startup AstroForge has booked its first test mission with SpaceX. It aims to gather valuable rare minerals in space and bring them back to Earth. The company was founded in January by former SpaceX and Virgin Orbit engineers. Loading Something is loading. A new asteroid mining company has booked its …

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Eric, it’s safety first! Adams’ loud promises to New York businesses aren’t being kept

Almost the same time Daniel Enriquez was senselessly murdered on the Q train last Sunday, Eric Adams, dressed in a bright red jacket and navy blue pants, was pressing flesh with celebrities at an event in a few blocks. I know Adams has only been in the job for five …

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Biggest stock moves ahead of today’s market: Top 10 Friday winners and losers

Today’s biggest pre-market stock moves: Top 10 Friday winners and losers | InvestorPlace Skip to content Copyright © 2022 InvestorPlace Media, LLC. All rights reserved. 1125 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201. House / Today’s market / Biggest stock moves ahead of today’s market: Top 10 Friday winners and losers …

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Virgin Orbit expects first UK launch in August

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Virgin Orbit plans to make its first launch from England in late August, pending the award of a UK launch license, a company executive said May 25. In a speech at Space Tech Expo here, Jim Simpson, Virgin Orbit’s chief strategy officer, said the company is …

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From the archives: 60 years ago, astronaut Scott Carpenter became the 4th American in space

Sixty years ago, Scott Carpenter became the fourth American astronaut in space and the second to perform orbital spaceflight. Carpenter circled the Earth three times in Aurora 7 in 4 hours and 54 minutes, traveling 80,000 miles. A guidance error on her return caused her to overshoot her landing target …

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How much does a civilian SpaceX flight cost?

In April 2022, the Axiom 1 (Ax-1) mission launched, taking its first paying visitors to the ISS aboard the SpaceX Dragon Resilience at an estimated cost of at least $55 million per person (via Quartz). Musk said in 2016 the cost to launch a Falcon 9 rocket was $62 million, …

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Rising losses over the year don’t faze investors as stocks soared 17% last week

It’s nice to see the Virgin Orbit Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: VORB) share price up 17% in one week. But that’s no great consolation for those who suffered from last year’s declines. Meanwhile, the stock price sank like a stone, falling 51%. The rally in the stock price is not so …

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Head-to-head review: Virgin Orbit (NASDAQ:VORB) vs. NextNav (NASDAQ:NN)

Virgin Orbit (NASDAQ: VORB – Get a rating) and NextNav (NASDAQ: NN – Get a rating) are both small-cap aerospace companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is a …

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Analysis of NextNav (NASDAQ:NN) and Virgin Orbit (NASDAQ:VORB)

NavNext (NASDAQ: NN – Get a rating) and pristine orbit (NASDAQ: VORB – Get a rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation. …

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Battery maker Amprius Tech to go public via $939 million SPAC merger

(Reuters) – Battery maker Amprius Technologies Inc is going public by merging with a blank check company in a deal that values ​​it at $939 million, the companies said on Thursday. Founded in 2008, Fremont, Calif.-based Amprius produces silicon anodes for lithium-ion batteries. The company claims its cells deliver more …

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VIRGIN ORBIT HOLDINGS, INC. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (Form 10-Q)

The following discussion and analysis provides information that Virgin Orbit's management believes is relevant to an assessment and understanding of Virgin Orbit's condensed consolidated results of operations and financial condition. You should read this discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations together with our financial statements …

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Virgin Orbit will test test satellites for the US and UK military in the first-ever launch from English soil

The US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) will launch a joint mission with the UK Ministry of Defense on the first-ever Virgin Orbit launch from the UK. The collaboration will see government military organizations working together on two “Prometheus 2” cubesats, which will be launched among nine international carpools from Spaceport …

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Consumer Price Index, Wholesale Inventories, Disney Earnings Lead in Week Ahead

The ‘Making Money’ host gives perspective on the stock market. Investors are bracing for another busy week for corporate earnings and will be watching a slew of economic data, including the latest on consumer prices. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by half a percentage point for the first time …

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How space tourism is skyrocketing

Space tourism sales, Curran acknowledges, “are reasonably hard to come by” and come mostly from peer-to-peer networking. “You can imagine that people who spend $450,000 to go into space are probably operating in circles that are not the same as yours and mine,” he said. Some of Mr. Curran’s most …

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Madonna celebrates 50 No. 1 dance hits record with upcoming ‘Finally Enough Love’ remix collection – New York Daily News

Madonna’s ray of light will continue to shine with her latest musical offering. The pop music icon – the first and only recording artist to have 50 No. 1 hits on any Billboard chart – will celebrate the feat with a new collection of supersize remixes. Colombian singer Maluma (R) …

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CCEJ welcomes much-delayed office warm-up, 2 years after moving into new dig – Press Telegram

The California Conference for Equality and Justice moved into new offices two years ago, exactly two weeks before the pandemic shut down in-person activities. But earlier this month, the CCEJ held its much-delayed office warm-up, with some 35 supporters in attendance. The staff overflowed with pride to show off their …

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2022 Launch System Payload Business Scenario – Ripon College Days

New Launch System Payload Market research was conducted across a variety of industries in various regions to yield over 250 page reports. This study is a perfect blend of qualitative and quantifiable information highlighting key market developments, industry and competitor challenges in gap analysis and new opportunities and may be …

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SpaceX set to launch next crew of space station astronauts for NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 26 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX was due to launch the next crew of long-duration astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) early on Wednesday for NASA, including a doctor-turned-spacewalker and geologist specializing in Martian landslides. The SpaceX launch vehicle, consisting of a two-stage …

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Virgin Orbit rebrands government companies; Mark Baird quoted

Small satellite launch company pristine orbit changed the name of its American subsidiary Vox Space to National systems in virgin orbit to highlight the company’s presence in the national security space market. The renamed subsidiary also welcomed Craig Cooning, former executive of Boeing (NYSE:BA) and one 2015 Wash100 inductee, as …

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Israeli astronaut sees another delay in his return to Earth; is now ready to land on Monday

Israeli astronaut Eytan Stibbe gets yet another extra day on the International Space Station as his return to Earth sees another delay until Monday. Stibbe was originally scheduled to return on Wednesday, but weather conditions unfavorable to a drop in the ocean delayed the capsule’s return to Sunday and then …

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ISRO-OneWeb launch agreement: loss for Russia, gain for India?

It seems India’s thriving space sector clearly stands to gain from Western sanctions against Russia, as some industry observers have speculated. After Space X, NSIL is the second company with which OneWeb has signed launch agreements. This makes it clear that OneWeb has no intention of reverting to using Russian …

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Out-of-this-world paella: Spain’s top chefs take space cooking to the next level | Spain

When a trio of paying customers and their astronaut chaperone were sent to the International Space Station, their trip was touted as a milestone in the commercialization of spaceflight. For Michelin-starred Spanish chef José Andrés, however, the recently departed mission ushered in another – albeit more niche – breakthrough: the …

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UK space sector employment grew by almost 7% between 2019 and 2020

Employment in the UK’s space industry grew by nearly 7% between 2019 and 2020, according to a new industry report released on Thursday. Consulting firm Bryce Tech compiled the survey, the “Size and health of the UK space industry 2021” investigation, on behalf of the British Space Agency. The survey …

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Nasdaq leads first quarter 2022 listings, hosting 70 companies

FAfter a record number of initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2021, the Nasdaq continues to dominate listings for the 33rd consecutive quarter, with an 87% success rate in the first quarter. In the first three months of 2022, Nasdaq welcomed 70 new listings, raising a total of $9.1 billion, more …

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Space: an increasingly contested and congested frontier

On Earth, 8 billion people compete for resources and countries jostle, sometimes violently. By comparison, the final frontier seems calm and limitless. But the near-Earth space environment is also finite and becoming increasingly contested and cluttered. A new threat assessment Last week, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) …

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Why Virgin Galactic stock just fell

What happened Shares of Galactic Pristine Backgrounds (NYSE: SPCE) the stock fell Friday afternoon after SpaceX and its rival space tourism The Axiom Space company has confirmed the successful liftoff of its Ax-1 mission, sending four private astronauts through a week at the International Space Station (ISS). Falcon 9 launches …

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COSI launches STEM engagement project in London with Virgin Hyperloop

the COSI Connects: learning lunch box initiative is a collaboration with lunch providers, libraries, museums and cultural institutions to provide thousands of free, hands-on science kits called Learning Lunchboxes to help bridge the gap. Although primarily STEM kits, The Learning Lunchboxes offers five activities that align with learning standards and …

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Is This Top Space Stock Worth Buying Today?

Very few space companies today have an operational activity generating millions of dollars. Galactic Virgofor example, is always pre-recipes. Planet Labs (PL 0.17% ) may not be as exciting as space tourism, but this space venture runs a solid business that is seeing its finances improve dramatically. Planet Labs has …

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Horror Channel celebrates a weekend of classic sci-fi

It’s easy to say that we live in the golden age of sci-fi cinema. Whether you’re talking about the latest blockbuster from the cinematic universe or brilliant CGI extravaganzas straight to streaming. And yet, it is sometimes possible to have the impression that something is missing. Sometimes you’re in the …

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Unlocking career paths for women impacted by the criminal justice system

With unemployment at near-record levels in the United States, business leaders frequently cite hiring as a challenge to the success and continued growth of their businesses. At the same time, more than 70 million people in the United States have criminal records that make it much more difficult to match …

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Blue Origin successfully completes its fourth space tourism mission | News

Jeff Bezos’ blue origin just launched its fourth successful space tourism mission, setting yet another feather at the head of the company that hopes to make these supersonic rides a mainstay of pop culture. The six passengers, including a Blue Origin engineer and five paying customers, boarded their New Shepard …

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12 industrial stocks move in Monday’s after-market session

Winners Flow Energy Fund FLUX shares rose 4.9% to $2.57 in Monday’s after-market session. The market value of their outstanding shares is $41.0 million. CBAK energy technology CBAT shares rose 3.38% to $1.22. The company’s market cap is $108.2 million. BlackSky technology BKSY shares rose 3.33% to …

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Wales Business Insider April 2022

Urban makeover One of the highlights of preparing for this edition was a cup of tea with Kasim Ali. He gradually built his tearoom and tea distribution business by aiming for quality, creating convivial spaces and seizing opportunities as they arose. There is a lot of soul-searching about the future …

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Investments and acquisitions take off in new spaces | Coie Perkins

This article is the first in a series from industry group Perkins Coie New Space on developments in the “new space” industry. Charged with reducing the cost of accessing space, the “new space” industry has developed new and rapidly changing business models that have opened up new markets. He advanced …

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If a US astronaut is stranded, not NASA, rescue will depend on SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin

NASA has no more shuttles to send. But SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin do. Russia insists it will bring the American astronaut home. The rest is just warmongering rumour. Mark Vande Hei, who is set to break the U.S. record for longest duration in orbit, will depart the International …

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Astra’s stock takes a wild ride after rocket launch

By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business In the minutes after Astra – a US-based startup launched its rocket from a remote site in Alaska on Tuesday afternoon, investors seemed ready to believe the company had, once again, failed to keep the mission on track. Astra confirmed on Twitter that the rocket …

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Congress gives DoD more money for space, with caveats

The 2022 spending bill added nearly $1.3 billion for US Space Force and Space Development Agency programs above what the Biden administration had requested WASHINGTON — The fiscal year 2022 defense spending bill that Congress passed last week gives the Pentagon $728.5 billion, or $32.5 billion more than what was …

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Virgin Orbit targets first-ever orbital launch from UK soil this summer

Hot on the heels of a third consecutive successful launch from California earlier this year, Virgin Orbit plans to expand takeoffs to the UK. The company aims to launch for the first time this summer from Spaceport Cornwall in the west of the UK, Virgin Orbit announced on Wednesday (March …

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