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Space waste: the next frontier

By Nate Morris Sunday June 27, 2021 | 2 a.m There is a new space race that dominates the national media today, but it is a far cry from America’s old challenge against the Soviet Union for space supremacy. Today it’s a space race between two billionaires – Jeff Bezos …

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Bezos vs. Branson: another billionaire space battle is brewing

The race between billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson to make suborbital space tourism a viable business is intensifying. Why is this important: The disagreements between Bezos and Elon Musk are drawing attention, but competition between Bezos’ Blue Origin and Branson’s Virgin Galactic may soon make space a destination for …

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Virgin Orbit plans $ 3 billion PSPC merger

NextGen II is led by Gregory Summe, former chairman and CEO of PerkinElmer Inc., and George Mattson, former head of the global industry group at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. The merger would value Virgin Orbit at $ 3 billion and could be announced in the near future. weeks to come, …

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Preparations accelerate for the launch of Spaceport Cornwall

In a hangar at the edge of Newquay Airport is currently a technology that could help change Cornwall’s fortunes in the future – LauncherOne. This impressive rocket is the revolutionary key component of Virgin Orbit’s horizontal satellite launch system, which is expected to launch from Cornwall Spaceport in about a …

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