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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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Commercial Satellites Push the Rules of War During Russian Invasion of Ukraine

these high definition satellite images of the Russian invasion of Ukraine were not secretly captured by the CIA or the National Reconnaissance Office. They are also not classified. Rather, the images come from a private company known as Planet, one of several companies with a fleet of satellites that act …

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The ruble falls further as trading reopens in Moscow

gHello. Russia reopened local ruble trading for the first time, and it has been a torrid session so far. The currency fell 7.8% to 113.88 against the dollar from its close on Friday when trading was halted. This is the first chance for onshore traders to react to the growing …

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Florida could have a private training center for astronauts

Space is important to us, which is why we strive to provide you with the best coverage of industry and launches in Florida. Journalism like this takes time and resources. Please support him with a subscription here. For half a century, there was only one way to fly in space: …

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Shetland Islands spaceport approved as Llanbedr awaits operational date

Another UK spaceport has been approved as plans for a facility in Wales still lack a timetable. Shetland Isles Council has approved a request from SaxaVord UK Spaceport to place three private launch pads aimed at sending small satellites into low Earth orbit. The Lamba Ness site in Unst will …

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Putin foiled as UK refuses to sell Galileo alternative: Let’s get started! | Science | News

Russia’s Soyuz rocket was set to blast 36 OneWeb satellites into orbit from a launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Roscosmos, Russia’s space agency, said Britain had to sell its shares in the company or promise not to use the satellites for military operations. The head of the …

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Canaccord Genuity begins coverage of Virgin Orbit Corp with ‘Buy’ rating and $20 price target

Virgin Orbit is one of only three commercial launch operators to have flown multiple orbital missions back-to-back – three to date Canaccord Genuity (TSX:CF, LSE:CF) initiated a hedge on Virgin Orbit Holdings Inc with a “Buy” rating and a price target of $20. Virgin Orbit is a commercial launch operator …

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Australian astronaut to go into space after government encouragement

Fleet Space, Centauri 3 launched into orbit on Tuesday, March 23. Photo: RocketLab The federal government has asked the national space agency to embark on a mission to send an Australian astronaut into space, and also announced an additional $65 million in industry funding to bring local technology “into space …

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Sir Richard Branson wants ministers to help Virgin Orbit lift off

Mr Kwarteng underlined the importance of Virgin Orbit for the UK labor market during a parliamentary committee on February 9. The Business Secretary said: “There are 45,000 jobs in the space sector today, and the UK is supporting around 126,000 indirectly. We are refining targets on how we can grow …

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ETCO and TUATARA sign a strategic contract detailing the initial stage of the “Low Earth Orbit Project”

Muscat: Under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology of the Sultanate of Oman, ETCO has signed an initial agreement with TUATARA for the Oman space mission: Low Earth Orbit (with TUATARA), acting also on behalf of the other signatories to the October 2021 and January …

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Renewable energy technology company to open manufacturing plant in Douglas Park

A digital model of a Heliogen “sunlight refinery”. Courtesy image. Heliogen, a renewable energy technology company, has begun site preparation and installation for its first large-scale manufacturing facility, which will be located at Douglas Park in East Long Beach, the company announced Tuesday. Production lines are expected to come online …

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SpaceX takes the lead in space tourism

SpaceX starts again. A year ago – to the day, if not exactly to the day – Elon Musk’s pioneering satellite launch company announced plans to venture into space tourism as well. Announcing its arrival with a Super Bowl ad for “Inspiration4,” SpaceX described how it would launch the first-ever …

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Beijing to Dubai in an hour? Introducing the Hypersonic Suborbital Space Plan

A Chinese start-up is developing a hypersonic space plane that will transport passengers from one country to another with suborbital flights. The ambitious project is called Space Transportation and is being developed by Beijing Lingkong Tianxing Technology. It will transform the travel industry if successful. For example, it would allow …

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Virgin Group plans to use low-carbon fuel made from plastic waste

Virgin Group has announced plans to source low-carbon fuel made from plastic waste for future flights. In a bid to both tackle the problem of excess plastic and facilitate the use of fossil fuels in aviation, the company – which owns Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Orbit among others – has …

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NatWest Group PLC dividends set to rise, Britishvolt fundraising helped by Glencore PLC, Branson’s Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc to sell space tickets and Pantheon Resources PLC finds hydrocarbons in drilling

Here’s Proactive’s roundup of the day’s top financial stories, with helpful links taking you straight to the news 1. State-owned NatWest will reimburse its shareholders NatWest Group PLC (LSE:NWG) is expected to be brimming with cash this year, with results released on Friday likely to put more meat on the …

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Greg Wyler raises $50 million in funding for E-Space – SatNews

Greg Wyler, the space entrepreneur who founded Britain’s OneWeb, plans to put up to 100,000 satellites into orbit this decade with his latest commercial venture E-Space. The company said it raised $50 million in seed funding from Prime Movers Lab, a fund that invests in breakthrough science start-ups. E-Space aims …

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Launch System Payload Market Growth and Impact Analysis of COVID-19 2022-2029

New Jersey, United States,-The report attempts to offer an accurate and high-quality analysis of the Global Launch System Payload Market, keeping in mind market forecast, competitive intelligence, risk and technological advancement, and other topics. important. Its carefully crafted market intelligence enables market players to understand the most significant developments in …

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Space equities are having another tough year. Should you buy?

The Lockheed Martin logo is seen during the 70th Annual International Astronautical Congress in … [+] the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC on October 22, 2019. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Our theme of Space …

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Governor Dunleavy Applauds Manufacturing Entrepreneurs – Mike Dunleavy

February 7, 2022 (Palmer) – Today at an industrial fabrication shop in Palmer, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy celebrated the work of Alaskan entrepreneurs who manufacture and export innovative medical, commercial and industrial products from Alaska . “These business owners have overcome the perception that Alaska is too remote for manufacturing, …

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OneWeb founder plans to launch 100,000 satellites into space

Greg Wyler, the space entrepreneur who founded Britain’s OneWeb, plans to put up to 100,000 satellites into orbit this decade with his latest commercial venture E-Space. The company announced on Monday that it has raised $50 million in seed funding from Prime Movers Lab, a fund that invests in breakthrough …

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RDW, ZEV, SGLY, AEHL, TDCX, NVNXF, XYL, VORB

These industrial stocks are trading higher: -Redwire Corp (RDW) stock is trading at $5.98, an increase of $0.69, or 13.04%, on high volume. Redwire Corp achieves a neutral sentiment score of InvestorsObserver and receives an average recommendation from Strong Buy analysts with a price target of $15.00. -Lightning Emotors Inc …

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SpaceX set to launch top-secret spy payload from California – Spaceflight Now

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket sits horizontal at Space Launch Complex 4-East on Tuesday ahead of a mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. Credit: Brian Sandoval/Spaceflight Now A classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office is encased in the nose cone of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for liftoff Wednesday from …

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New funding to support the sustainable future of space

Space debris is a major threat to the satellite services we rely on 13 projects involve industry and universities across the UK The UK Space Agency is providing £1.7million for new projects to support sustainable space operations, Science Minister George Freeman announced today. The 13 new projects will help track …

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Virgin Orbit will provide launch services for NASA

pristine orbit has been selected by NASA’s Launch Services Program to provide launch services for its Venture-Class Acquisition of Dedicated Rideshare (VADR) missions. “This contract award is a big step forward for commercial space,” said Dan Hart, CEO of Virgin Orbit. “The VADR contract vehicle now provides a platform for …

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Why Virgin Orbit stock soared on Thursday

What happened Shares of pristine orbit (NASDAQ: VORB) climbed 3.9% in afternoon trading on the Nasdaq Thursday at 2:30 p.m. ET. Virgin Orbit, Sir Richard Branson’s latest Special Purpose Space Acquisition (SPAC) company, launches satellites into air orbit via rockets deployed from an airborne 747 jetliner. So what Virgin Orbit …

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Virgin Orbit partners with Sultanate of Oman for deep space mission

Virgin Orbit partners with Sultanate of Oman for deep space mission Press release from: pristine orbit Posted: Wednesday January 26th 2022 The Sultanate of Oman, leading US-based launch company Virgin Orbit, Polish small satellite manufacturer and operator SatRevolution, Polish AI data analytics specialists TUATARA and emerging technology innovator based in …

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Investors reset their compass – Axios

The end points of a stimulus fueled market are being defined. Why is this important: The conditions that led to excessive pricing of riskier assets are being phased out, and sharp market swings like those seen today are inevitable as investors try to adjust to the new landscape. Catch up …

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Stennis Space Center ready for a year of active testing | News

As the new year begins, seven of Stennis’ nine test rigs are being used for testing. Four stands are operated directly by NASA, one is under a Reimbursable Space Act agreement with Aerojet Rocketdyne, and two have been turned over to Relativity Space Inc. for operation under a Commercial Space …

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Most Read – Automotive MCUs, Bitcoin Waste, Semiconductor Crashes

What topics are covered this week? There’s Virgin Orbit completing its third mission, Infineon’s 28nm Aurix automotive microcontrollers, a crackdown on Bitcoin mining in China, the (illusory) hopes of building a national chip industry, and predictions of a coming crash for the semiconductor industry… 5. Virgin Orbit’s successful horizontal launch …

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Correction: History of Virgin Orbit-Launch | national

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Virgin Orbit successfully launches seven more satellites into space

Virgin Orbit has successfully launched seven new satellites into space, on a rocket launched from an adapted Boeing 747 flying over the Pacific Ocean. Richard BransonThe Mojave Space Company placed the small satellites into a 310-mile orbit, from the Mojave Air and Space Port in California at 4:39 p.m. ET …

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Virgin Orbit satellites rise into orbit

pristine orbit successfully deployed all seven customer satellites aboard its LauncherOne rocket into orbit on its final mission. The Above The Clouds mission was Virgin Orbit’s third successful flight, occurring less than a year after its first mission, and continuing the company’s success in delivering satellites for government and commercial …

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Virgin Orbit’s latest mission successfully rises ‘above the clouds’ again | Business

MOJAVE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 13, 2022– Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB), the responsive launch and space solutions company, confirmed that it had successfully deployed all 7 customer satellites aboard its LauncherOne rocket into orbit today. Over the clouds mission. Virgin Orbit’s 747 carrier plane, Cosmic Girl, lifted off from Mojave Air and …

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Novavax, Hyzon Motors, PayPal, Infosys

Eikon search string for individual goods movements: STXBZ The Day Ahead Newsletter: The Morning News Call newsletter: U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after widely online consumer price data allayed concerns about faster-than-expected interest rate hikes, with big tech stocks leading the gains after a massive sale at the …

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The year ahead for the space industry: SpaceX’s Mars rocket, tourism and other billionaire battles

Big companies are starting to permeate all areas of spaceflight, from the most spectacular private launches to the smallest details. A modified version of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant will even hitchhike on a future NASA trip around the moon. Other space missions chartered by the ultra-rich are on the agenda. …

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PSPC boom did not guarantee winners

[ad_1] Not all companies are fit to go public through PSPC, despite so many of them are. Why is this important: While SPACs were quickly touted as a faster and better way for companies to go public, in the end, not all companies that have chosen this path are meeting …

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ICYMI: summary of the news of the space industry during the holidays

[ad_1] Satellite archive photo As the New Year kicks off and many return from a vacation break, here’s a quick recap of the news you might have missed. Via satellite over the past two weeks. DIFI and DIS standardization groups join forces to make open standards a reality Two separate …

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How we adapted Newquay Airport to Air Force One

[ad_1] Andy Clarke, Director of Integrated Transportation | Costain Everything went off without a hitch, but the logistics of bringing world leaders together in Cornwall for the G7 summit in June 2021 did not come about on their own, but with Costain’s expertise. Here’s how we made Newquay Airport fit …

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There is a new tax rule for US small business owners. What to do with it? | small american business

[ad_1] A new tax rule will impact millions of small businesses in 2022. You can thank a small change buried in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Suppose you are a small business owner or self-employed and get paid by a digital payment service like Pay Pal, Venmo, Zelle, …

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Space Activity Review: Special Edition – Top Ten Space Business Stories of 2021.

[ad_1] # 1 Space spaces At least thirteen space companies are announcing or concluding merger transactions with ad hoc acquisition companies in order to become listed on the stock exchange, producing a collective valuation of around $ 26 billion: Arqit, AST SpaceMobile, Astra, BlackSky, Momentus, Planet, Redwire, Rocket Lab, Satellogic, …

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Tesla recalls nearly 500,000 cars to fix mirror and front trunk issues

[ad_1] (RTTNews) – Luxury electric car maker Tesla Inc. (TSLA) has recalled more than 475,000 cars in the United States over technical issues that could increase the risk of accidents. Tesla has recalled 356,309 vehicles to address potential backup camera issues, which affect the 2017-2020 Model 3s. The company will …

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The NGCA and ATHN agreements are approved as the SAVS progress slowly towards 2022

[ad_1] ————————–————————–Free Resources for Boardroom Alpha Investors————————–————————–** Podcast: Know who’s driving the comeback** PSPC Daily Bulletin** Complete PSPC List It was again a sluggish day for PSPCs as the market was lightly traded, there was no deal announcement and only one IPO. Tomorrow we will be posting our December 2021 …

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The Great British Space Race | Space

[ad_1] Britain is set to make a remarkable aerospace breakthrough over the next 12 months. For the first time, a satellite will be put into orbit from a launch pad in the United Kingdom. It will be a historic moment – although it is not yet clear exactly where this …

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Bahrain takes first step into orbit, joining Gulf space race

[ad_1] Image of a previous SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base on May 4, 2019 in … [+] Cape Canaveral, Florida (Photo: Paul Hennessy / NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Bahrain said it sent a satellite into space on December 21, making its …

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Summary of Leadership Movements in Global Wealth Management

[ad_1] A busy month of moves and appointments in the global wealth management industry Tom Hall joined the private investment firm Sorbus Partners as a partner. Hall, who is an original co-founder of the company, left in 2014 for family business reasons. Previously, he was a director of UBS Investment …

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Virgin Galactic falls back to Earth, risks remain

[ad_1] Virgin Galactic Holdings (SPCE) the action exploded in the stratosphere, then plunged back to Earth twice, punishing the euphoric investors who chose to drive it out. Now down more than 75% from its peak of around $ 60 a share, Sir Richard Branson’s visionary spaceflight company may finally be …

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Japanese space tourists return to Earth – Spaceflight Now

[ad_1] Russian Commander Alexander Misurkin smiles after exiting the Soyuz MS-20 landing capsule, visible below. Credit: Roscosmos Two Japanese space tourists and a veteran Russian cosmonaut left the International Space Station and landed on Earth on Sunday, ending a 12-day mission with a parachute-assisted landing in freezing Kazakhstan. The Soyuz …

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An unusual move for SpaceX / Virgin Orbit Investments / Intelsat’s creditors settlements – SatNews

[ad_1] Elon musk EspaceX should throw 52 of his Star link machine in circular orbit today (December 17). This is an unusual move by Musk’s team – this launch is designed to fill in gaps in the constellation’s existing coverage. The launch will take place from SpaceX’s facilities at Vandenberg …

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Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and all the other names that made a difference in private space travel in 2021

[ad_1] Space tourism isn’t exactly a new concept, but 2021 has seen it move from a distant possibility to a real reality several times. While there are multiple factors behind these innovations, there are a few names that each play an important role in their own businesses. First, there’s the …

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Watch Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin NS-19 Live: First Six Passengers

[ad_1] The NS-19 capsule returns with the crew over the Texas desert. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launched its New Shepard rocket for the sixth time this year on Saturday, a mission that marked the first time the company has launched six passengers at a time. Called NS-19, this …

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DWAC swings again, CFVI follows it and Planet (PL) falls on day 2

[ad_1] ————————–————————–Free Resources for Boardroom Alpha Investors————————–————————–** Podcast: Know who’s driving the comeback** CEO / CFO / Director Moves newsletter** PSPC Daily Bulletin** Complete PSPC List The PSPC market has mainly taken a hit alongside the rest of the market today. Notable among today’s declines, Planet Labs, which saw its …

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UCF is part of a historic movement to build space ports around Earth

[ad_1] NASA’s decision to develop new destinations in space announced on December 2 is an exciting time in history and UCF is right in the middle of it. UCF is a member of the academic coalition supporting Blue Origin’s Orbital Reef project to build a commercially owned and operated space …

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Buy these 3 PSPC stocks before they jump 50% (or more), analysts say

[ad_1] They’ve been in the headlines over the past few months, and for a number of reasons. The SPAC, or special acquisition company, is exactly what the name suggests: a company formed specifically to make an acquisition. Essentially, a PSPC is a shell company, full of funds, that is formed …

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Rocket Lab will unveil a “major development update” on its next-generation Neutron rocket on Thursday. Here’s how to watch it live.

[ad_1] Rocket Lab will lift the veil on its next-gen rocket on Thursday (December 2) and you can watch it live online. The private launch company will unveil a “major development update” on the new rocket, called Neutron, at an online event at 8:00 a.m. EST (1:00 p.m. GMT). You …

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TWIRL 41: Galileo satellites should be put into orbit by the “Europeanized” variant of Soyuz 2.1b

[ad_1] This week we have to witness a ton of satellite launch missions from various parts of the world. For those who prefer manned launches, you’re out of luck because there aren’t any. Among the satellites being launched are two Galileo satellites mounted on a modified Soyuz 2.1b rocket and …

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Astroscale raises $ 109 million Series F round

[ad_1] With this latest round, Astroscale has raised $ 300 million, providing the company with capital to move forward on several satellite maintenance and debris disposal initiatives. This includes its Astroscale End-of-Life Services Demonstration Mission (ELSA-d), which in August demonstrated the ability to release and capture an object in orbit. …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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. …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Rocket builder Astra reaches orbit for the first time

[ad_1] 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 …

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Virgin Orbit bullish on national security launch

[ad_1] 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 …

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Cutting-edge computing and continuous updates in space – TechCrunch

[ad_1] 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 …

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Twenty years ago, Sabena was declared bankrupt

[ad_1] 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 …

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Oman to launch its first satellite in 2022

[ad_1] Three companies have come together to design and manufacture a complete satellite imagery system based on CubeSat technology. From left to right: Damian Jamroz, COO and Vice President of SatRevolution Grzegorz Zwoli? Ski, CEO and President of SatRevolution; Piotr A. Wrzecionowicz Ph.D., Dr. Sc., Mech. P. Eng., President and …

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