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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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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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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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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 Galactic joins SpaceX, Blue Origin in space

In what could be a new “pay now, launch later” use case ready for take-off, Virgin Galactic is open for consumer business starting Wednesday, February 16, with tickets starting at just $450,000. The struggling space arm of Virgin Atlantic Airways said in an announcement on Tuesday February 15: “Ticket sales …

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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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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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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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Human space mission: move on, NASA and SpaceX, ISRO is here

Under the chairmanship of S Somanath, the organization is expected to propel the Gaganyaan mission, taking Indians into space in 2023. Gaganyaan, India’s ₹9,023 crore first human space program, will see its first uncrewed mission take place in the first half of this year. India’s Space Research Organization, which has …

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

# 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, Spire, …

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Bahrain takes first step into orbit, joining Gulf space race

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 first …

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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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Summary of Leadership Movements in Global Wealth Management

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 Bank …

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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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Japanese space tourists return to Earth – Spaceflight Now

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 MS-20 …

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

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 station …

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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.

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 will …

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BioHarvest Sciences appoints astronaut Chris Hadfield to advisory board

Hadfield’s expertise will lead to expansion of BioHarvest’s focus to include space biology VANCOUVER, BC and REHOVOT, Israel, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BioHarvest Sciences Inc. (“BioHarvest” or the “Company”) (CSE: BHSC) Appoints Renowned Astronaut Chris Hadfield to its advisory board as part of a campaign to leverage …

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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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Meet Anousheh Ansari, the only woman to ever travel to space on a self-funded mission

Fifteen years before Amazon founder Jeff Bezos catapulted himself into space in a rocket, Anousheh Ansari became the first female space tourist, spending nine days on the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. She is still the only woman to travel to space on a self-funded mission, which …

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

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

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Virgin Experience Gifts launches US vacation campaign

Experiential gifts are the best way to overcome the stress of supply chain and shipping issues this season. Posted: October 26, 2021 at 9:07 a.m. CDT|Update: 12 hours ago DENVER, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – After decades of success across the Atlantic, Virgin is launching its Blank experience …

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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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Explorers Club: Women in Space | SpaceRef

THURSDAY – October 14 at 7 p.m. ET Meet 4 stellar women who are leading the way in the next era of human spaceflight – from commercial spaceflight professionals to budding astronauts to spacewalk operations engineers and more! Join moderator Dr Shawna Pandya to chat with these amazing Explorers Club …

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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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Watch below: What will happen to space debris in orbit?

Space has a moment. China launched the first Tianhe module for its Tiangong space station this spring, and SpaceX followed shortly thereafter with the first crewed mission from US soil since 2011. In July, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin launched sightseeing flights. suborbital with their business leaders on board. Almost …

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Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE: DIS), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Disney’s Space 220 restaurant features NASA-inspired glimpses with Stellarvator, Orbit View, and more.

Space enthusiasts who are also Walt disney (NYSE: DIS) Fans have a good reason to cheer on the recently opened Space 220 restaurant in Epcot Center, Florida, as it features NASA Inspired Insights for customers dining at the immersive restaurant, Space.com reported Thursday. What happened: The Space 220 restaurant opened …

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Why hasn’t Elon Musk been to space yet?

Updated at 11:51 a.m. ET on September 22, 2021. On launch day for SpaceX’s first space tourists, Elon Musk was here at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to watch them go, clapping as private astronauts walked up to the Teslas who would take them to get dressed. And after …

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Elon Musk promises upgraded toilets and Wi-Fi on upcoming SpaceX flight

Following SpaceX’s successful adventure in space tourism, the founder Elon muskElon Reeve MuskElon Musk mocks Biden for ignoring his company’s landmark Inspiration4 space flight and the quest to cure childhood cancer SpaceX’s all-civilian crew returns to Earth, successfully completing a 3-day mission MORE said future flights would see some improvements …

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Billionaires are so on Earth

Editor’s Note: Dean Obeidallah, a former lawyer, is the host of the daily SiriusXM radio show “The Dean Obeidallah Show” and a columnist for The Daily Beast. Follow it @DeanObeidallah. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers. See more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN) – Another day, another billionaire …

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3 rocket stocks that explode – both right and wrong

Investors have flocked to space stocks over the past year, and for good reason. Space wasn’t just the last frontier on Star Trek, it represents a whole new potentially lucrative market for a wide range of businesses. Morgan stanley estimates that the global space industry could generate up to $ …

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Float like an astronaut for a day

By Angela Moore SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (Reuters) – As space-loving billionaires soar into space, the best most people can do is gaze longingly. There is, however, another way to feel what it would be like to float in space like an astronaut for just $ 7,500 per person …

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NASA’s first lunar rover to land on the moon in 2023

It has long been common knowledge that there is water ice on the surface of the Moon due to the pioneering efforts of numerous lunar expeditions over the past three decades. In order to truly explore and entertain the idea of ​​humans settling permanently on the moon, scientists at NASA …

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin aims for bigger space goals

Jeff Bezos’ plans for space go well beyond his short trip there on Tuesday. Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -1.59% founder has poured billions into his space company Blue Origin LLC over more than two decades, believing that humanity must eventually establish outposts across the solar system. More immediately, Mr. Bezos’ company …

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Branson’s Virgin Orbit plans more satellite launches in 2022

Procuream CEO Andrew Chanin reacts to Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight. As Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic paves the way for space tourism, its sister company, Virgin Orbit, strives to dominate satellites by offering the most efficient fare possible at the lowest cost. Virgin Orbit’s new vice president of flight and …

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Can the billionaire space race lift these ETFs?

British billionaire Richard Branson traveled to the edge of space on Sunday, about 55 miles above Earth. Next week, Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos is expected to fly into space aboard a rocket from his space company Blue Origin. Unlike Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, Blue Origin’s New Shepard is a vertical-landing …

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