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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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How SpaceX could save the ISS if Russia bails out

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has vast implications, not only in the geopolitical sphere but also outside the atmosphere. On the International Space Station (ISS), the Russians are working alongside astronauts from other countries that are currently imposing economic and trade sanctions in an attempt to force their country to …

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Rudolph Herzog on the science and sexology of Last Exit: Space

The idea of ​​leaving Earth to settle somewhere else among the stars has been a popular topic for science fiction storytelling – as well as inspiration for real-world science – for generations now. But how close are we to making it a reality? Filmmaker Rudolph Herzog tries to answer this …

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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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Eight ways Russia’s war in Ukraine is affecting space exploration

A sector that has always been sheltered from political struggles on the ground is becoming increasingly vulnerable following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Sanctions imposed on Russia by the US, UK, EU and Japan are affecting activities in space, with Russia suspending cooperation with many countries in response to the sanctions. …

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SpaceX launches Starlink satellites on ‘American broomstick’ and lands rocket at sea

SpaceX successfully launched a new batch of Starlink internet satellites on Wednesday, March 9, marking the company’s 10th launch in as many weeks. One step in two steps Falcon 9 rocket launched 48 Stellar Link satellites in orbit from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 8:45 a.m. EST …

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Jane Poynter wants to take you to space – and she doesn’t like the Billionaire Boys’ Rocket Club

“I’ll never forget, I must have written an essay when I was 16,” said Jane Poynter, CEO and co-founder of Space Perspective. Contractor on the occasion of International Women’s Day. “And the subject of the essay – and it was a national essay, it wasn’t just given by my teachers …

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Elon Musk says SpaceX is focusing on cyber defense after some Starlink signals jammed near Ukrainian conflict zones

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Friday that his company is now focusing on cyber defense and overcoming jamming of signals from its Starlink internet satellites amid Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Musk and SpaceX sent Starlink terminals to Ukraine at the request of a government official after internet …

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Space junk on a 5,800 mph collision course with the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon is about to be crushed by 3 tons of space junk, a punch that will carve a crater that can accommodate multiple tractor-trailers. The remaining rocket will crash into the far side of the Moon on Friday at 9,300 km/h (5,800 mph), far …

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Elon Musk says SpaceX’s Starlink satellites are now active over Ukraine

Elon Musk says SpaceX’s Starlink satellites are now active over Ukraine after a request from the embattled country’s leaders to replace internet services destroyed by the Russian attack. Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion left parts of the country without internet, while SpaceX launched thousands of communications satellites to bring broadband to …

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Tonga thanks Elon Musk and SpaceX for 50 VSAT terminals

Tonga Prime Minister Hon Siaosi Sovaleni today tested the connectivity of a VSAT terminal, installed at CPM. This is one of 50 terminals donated by we billionaire Elon Musk of SpaceX. the PM said that these terminals will be distributed and strategically installed on all the island groups, including the …

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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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Elon Musk’s $5.7 billion donation sparks questions about donation

Leave it to Elon Musk to stir up controversy without saying – or tweeting – a word. In November, according to regulatory filing, Tesla CEO donated to charity about 5 million shares of the company, worth $5.7 billion. Since the Securities and Exchange Commission filing was made public on Monday, …

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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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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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Explained: Geomagnetic Storm That Killed Starlink Satellites

Elon Musk’s Starlink lost dozens of satellites that were caught in a geomagnetic storm a day after their launch on February 3. Up to 40 of the 49 satellites were hit, Starlink said, knocking them out of orbit before they could be put into service. “The second stage of (Rocket) …

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Elon Musk gives update on SpaceX’s Starship Mars rocket on Thursday

We’re about to get another status report on SpaceX’s massive Starship Mars rocket. Elon Musk, Founder and CEO of SpaceX announced last week that he will be giving a big Starship update on Thursday, February 10 at 9:00 p.m. EST (0200 GMT on February 11). The presentation will likely be …

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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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SpaceX’s Starlink satellites bombard astronomy images, study finds

As the armada of satellites circling Earth grows, a new study shows astronomical images are marred by streaks of reflected sunlight left behind by fast-moving objects. For the study, published Jan. 14 in Astrophysical Journal Letters, researchers looked at the effects of Starlink satellites in about 300,000 images taken by …

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SpaceX engineers in Fiji for six months – FBC News

Engineers from SpaceX, which among other things makes space rockets, are currently in Fiji. Space Exploration Technologies Corporation is owned by the world’s richest man, American innovator Elon Musk, who also produces electric cars under the Tesla brand. Communications Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum confirmed to FBC News that the SpaceX team …

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Israel signs NASA-led Artemis program to land astronauts on lunar surface

Israel officially signed on Wednesday to a NASA-led space program to land astronauts on the lunar surface and establish a long-term human presence on the moon in preparation for future missions to Mars. The agreement to join the Artemis program establishes principles for cooperation on space exploration and the human …

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The twentieth series “Ten Years Dor” discusses the future of space travel // The Observer

With the advent of developing space businesses and recent conversations about Earth’s habitability, this year’s ‘Ten Years From Now’ series reveals deep insights not just for the business world, but for the whole of our current generation. “Life Beyond Earth” is the theme of the 2022 conferences, offered by the …

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Elon Musk offers residents of Tonga SpaceX’s Starlink internet access, but then withdraws his

Elon Musk said he would use SpaceX Starlink to bring the internet to the small island nation of Tonga, but then backed down on his offer shortly after making the statement. Tonga was devastated on January 15 when a volcano erupted with the force equivalent to 500 atomic bombs, cutting …

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SpaceX now has 1,469 active Starlink satellites: Musk

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said there are now 1,469 active Starlink satellites, with 272 “currently moving into operational orbits. The CEO added, “Laser links will activate soon.” In July 2021, Musk said that orbiting laser links can reduce long-range latency by up to 50%, due to the higher …

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Alpha Blue Ocean announces the launch of WiSeSat by WiSeKey on the Space X Transporter 3 mission

Dubai, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alpha Blue Ocean, the family office founded by Pierre Vannineuse and financial partner of WISeKey (Tickers: SW: WIHN and US: WKEY), announces the new technological breakthrough of the Swiss group headed by Carlos Creus Moreira. On January 13, 2022, WISeKey launched the audacious project to generate …

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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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SpaceX’s spacecraft is ready for its first trip to space

This article is a part of Future Explored, a weekly guide to technologies that change the world. You can receive stories like this straight to your inbox every Thursday morning by register here. The largest spacecraft ever built is set to reach orbit for the first time in March 2022 …

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Tesla nearly doubles vehicle deliveries from last year

SpaceX fires… Tesla remembers… Elon Musk’s podcasts. This is the free edition of Musk readings # 279 – subscribe now to receive two more emails later this week. Last week, Musk readings+ members discovered five important things to expect from Elon Musk in 2021. This week, members will hear from …

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Forbes India – Space X, Elon Musk: A Year of Space Tourism, Mars Flights and the Rise of China

SpaceX entered the fray in September with a three-day orbital mission around Earth with a fully civilian crew on Inspiration 4. Image: Patrick T Fallon / AFP From the Mars Ingenuity helicopter’s first powered flight over another world to the launch of the James Webb Telescope that will scan the …

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SpaceX will land humans on Mars in 10 years at the latest

Elon Musk has said SpaceX will land humans on Mars in 10 years in the worst case. The engineering of the spacecraft and cost reduction are the determining factors. “No amount of money can get you a ticket to Mars,” Musk added on the Lex Fridman podcast. Loading Something is …

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5 Steps to Landing a Job at SpaceX

Kiel Towns is a recruiter for Raines International, a recruiting company that helps place candidates for jobs at SpaceX. SpaceX is considered one of the best companies to work for, according to job search site Hired. Kiel Towns details the most important steps to get a job with the company. …

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The Great British Space Race | Space

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 great …

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Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars. Can he? Should he?

If SpaceX founder Elon Musk succeeds, he will have humans on Mars by 2026. His big dream, however, is to establish a self-sustaining “colony”, separate from Earth and with a population of ‘a million people. It’s extravagant, but as we speak, Mr. Musk is developing “spaceships” to transport 100 humans …

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Elon Musk on SpaceX’s 100th Falcon 9 rocket landing: “Hard to believe”

The IXPE mission was recently launched on a Falcon 9 rocket. (Image credit: Twitter / @ SpaceX) On its last mission, SpaceX Falcon 9 launched a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). News18.com Last update:December 22, 2021, 9:30 a.m. IST FOLLOW US ON: It’s been six years since …

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Virgin Galactic falls back to Earth, risks remain

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 worth …

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Huge SpaceX Spacecraft Aims To Bring Humans To Mars | Elon musk

Ihe month has been an eventful one for Elon Musk. The richest man in the world and founder of Tesla and SpaceX has been controversially named Time’s Person of the Year; got embroiled in a Twitter feud over his taxes with a politician he called “Senator Karen” and got a …

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

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 Air …

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

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 space …

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Elon Musk says he’s anti-subsidy, but got billions of dollars

Elon Musk’s businesses have received billions of dollars in government grants over the past two decades. In 2021, Musk opposed raising taxes for the rich and said the government should not control “capital.” He recently said he was against government subsidies. One of his companies accepted them as recently as …

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Elon Musk named Time Magazine Personality of the Year

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk is 2021 Time Person of the Year, the magazine said on Monday (December 13). “The Person of the Year is a marker of influence, and few individuals have had more influence than Musk over life on Earth, and potentially life off Earth as well,” …

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Elon Musk just got rid of all his physical assets by selling his California mansion

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Elon musk , who is currently the richest man in the world, officially does not own any property. He has just sold the last mansion in his name which is located in …

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Musk’s Starlink to apply for India license by end of January

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Starlink, the satellite internet arm of billionaire Elon Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, will apply early next year for a commercial license in India to provide broadband and other services, said Friday his head of country. “We hope to have applied for a commercial license by January …

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Elon Musk says ongoing ‘crisis’ could bankrupt SpaceX

A worried Elon Musk emailed SpaceX staff on Black Friday about a “production crisis” that he said put the company in dire straits. The email was first obtained by Space Explored, then CNBC and The Verge, and details a litany of woes delaying production of the Raptor engine, an integral …

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Each space tourism package in 2021 ranked: $ 125,000 to $ 60 million

Sir Richard Branson flew into space aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft, a trip he described as “the experience of a lifetime” at Spaceport America in New Mexico, the United States, on 11 July 2021. Virgin Galactic / Handout / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images 2021 is a historic year for …

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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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SpaceX’s first two Super Heavy boosters progress well towards early testing

SpaceX is making good progress on Starship’s first two Super Heavy boosters, both of which could be ready for their first major test campaigns before the end of the year. On November 19, some ten weeks after the process began, SpaceX lifted the Super Heavy B5’s methane tank (LCH4) above …

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UFOs – unwanted flying objects – in night sky over North Queensland easily identified, expert says

Unexpected, if not unidentified, flying objects surprised some North Queenslanders who were observing the skies this week, with images of a long, thin object floating in the night sky, trending on social media. Key points: There have been a number of UFO sightings in North Queensland in recent days. Space …

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Blue Origin loses offer to land Artemis’ first astronauts on the moon

Blue Origin lost its months-long battle to be reconsidered for a contract with NASA to transport astronauts from the moon’s orbit to its surface. Blue Origin’s lawsuit in the U.S. Federal Claims Tribunal challenged NASA’s selection of rival SpaceX – and only SpaceX – for the contract. U.S. Judge Richard …

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Is Indonesia going to make its way in the space race?

BIAK, Indonesia – For 15 generations, members of the Abrauw clan have lived much like their ancestors. They cultivate with wooden plows in plots of the rainforest, gather medicinal plants and set traps to catch snakes and wild boars. The land they occupy on the island of Biak is everything …

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Q + A-What is space debris and how dangerous is it?

Band Supantha Mukherjee STOCKHOLM, November 16 (Reuters) – Russia’s test on Monday to detonate one of its own satellites in space drew criticism for endangering the International Space Station crew and, experts said, created a field of debris that has increased the risks to space activities for years. WHAT DOES …

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U.S. FAA aims to complete SpaceX spacecraft review by December 31

A SpaceX SN15 prototype spacecraft is seen as it sits on a transporter after Wednesday’s successful launch and first landing since the company’s spacecraft facility, in Boca Chica, Texas, USA, on May 6, 2021. REUTERS / Gene Blevins WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (Reuters) – The United States Federal Aviation Administration announced …

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NASA pushes back human lunar mission schedule to 2025

Workers pressure wash the NASA logo on the vehicle assembly building before SpaceX sends two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA, May 19, 2020. REUTERS / Joe Skipper Nov. 9 (Reuters) – NASA extends …

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SpaceX creates subsidiary in India and plans to apply for license

SpaceX, the richest person in the world, owned by Elon Musk, incorporated its wholly owned subsidiary in India on Monday to launch local broadband operations, a senior company official said. SpaceX’s satellite broadband arm, Starlink, aims to launch broadband services in India from December 2022, with 2 lakh of active …

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The future of tourism? – Manila Bulletin

When William Shatner was finally able to take to space aboard one of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rockets on October 14, 2021, he not only became the oldest human to ever do ( at 90), he also helped bring the future of space tourism closer to reality. This year alone, …

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How SpaceX Can Live Up To Its $ 100 Billion Valuation

Astronauts Thomas Pesquet, Megan McArthur, Shane Kimbrough and Akihiko Hoshide with Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on April 23. Less than a month after sending four civilians on a historic three-day trip around Earth, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has taken a new step: a valuation …

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SpaceX Has “Huge Lead” Over Blue Origin, Says Renowned Physicist

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku argues that Elon Musk’s company has accomplished more feats in space exploration than Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin. American theoretical physicist Michio Kaku has argued that Elon Musk’s SpaceX has a “huge lead” over Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin when it comes to space exploration, over “Varney & …

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Elon Musk Expands Lead as Richest Person on Earth

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon (AMZN), follows Musk with a net worth of $ 191.6 billion. Musk tweeted a second-place medal to Bezos earlier today. Thanks to both Musk’s Tesla shares and his controlling stake in private company SpaceX, where he is CEO, Musk has amassed vast wealth. Musk has …

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SpaceX plans India expansion for Starlink, faces roadblocks

Starlink Uses Satellites To Provide Low Latency High Speed ​​Internet With Fiber Optic Cables SpaceX hired Sanjay Bhargava as national director of Starlink Bhargava says SpaceX intends to initially target ten Lok Sabha constituencies Starlink, the legendary satellite internet service that is part of Elon Musk’s SpaceX, is set to …

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SpaceX’s Starlink Indian chief considers pacts with others in space

Tech billionaire and SpaceX founder Elon Musk says satellite and mobile broadband operators “must collaborate and not compete” to ensure 100% broadband coverage in India and improve the quality of people’s lives, Sanjay Bhargava, SpaceX’s new Indian chief Operation Starlink, said. During his first exclusive interaction with the media, Bhargava …

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Watch Owen Wilson and “SNL” make fun of Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Richard Branson in a trailer mockup for “Star Trek: Ego Quest”

Youtube “Saturday Night Live” poked fun at the space tourism efforts of Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk. In a pseudo-trailer for “Star Trek: Ego Quest,” Owen Wilson played Bezos on his “Midlife Crisis of Epic Proportions”. The sketch reflected the recent space race between Bezos and Virgin Galactic …

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NASA’s Nelson: Astronauts Are No Longer Just For White Men

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, center, listens to engineering students from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering explain their plans during a visit to the Challenger Learning Center on Friday, October 1, 2021, in Tallahassee, Florida. (Mark Wallheiser / FAMU-FSU College of Engineering via AP) Mark Wallheiser PA TALLAHASSEE Being an astronaut …

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What it was like to attend the last launch

Bright white The Boeing 747 is modest on the ground, cruising lazily until it is ready to take off. It rolls towards the Pacific Ocean until it soars into the pale blue sky, just like any other plane. Except this plane has the LauncherOne rocket on board, which just fell …

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Who works to keep Earth’s orbit clean

Space is often described as a last frontier, the ultimate unknown, something right on the verge of being explored. So why are humans so enthralled with something so out of reach? The answers that scientists and researchers have uncovered have benefited the planet. “Why space? Asked Ian Christiansen, director of …

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In recently released documents, NASA mocked Jeff Bezos’ Moon trial

Instead of pushing forward its massively ambitious plans to bring astronauts back to the moon’s surface, NASA is embroiled in legal battles over its decision to give SpaceX its lunar lander contract. Now, The edge has obtained legal documents that show NASA’s frustration with Blue Origin’s request for Jeff Bezos …

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Sanjay Bhargava Joins SpaceX as Country Director of Starlink India

Evangelist and business coach Sanjay Bhargava would join Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX in October as Starlink’s national director for India. Bhargava, in his previous role, was President and Senior Founder of Bharosa Club, a Delhi-based investment advisory firm. Bhargava’s relationship with Musk dates back a long time. He had …

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