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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PSPC boom did not guarantee winners

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 investor …

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

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 groups …

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How we adapted Newquay Airport to Air Force One

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 for …

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

————————–————————–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 SPAC …

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

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 to …

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

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 53 …

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Astroscale raises $ 109 million Series F round

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. Another …

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Rocket builder Astra reaches orbit for the first time

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 launched …

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Virgin Orbit bullish on national security launch

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 Orbit …

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Cutting-edge computing and continuous updates in space – TechCrunch

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 in …

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Oman to launch its first satellite in 2022

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 Professor, …

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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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A refreshed WeWork goes public and ends on day one

Kate_sept2004 / Getty Images Following its 2019 IPO fiasco and a series of scandals, WeWork yesterday began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “WE”. Shares of WeWork Shares closed 13.5% higher at $ 11.78 on Thursday, according to the Wall Street Journal. See: Alternative Energy Bitcoin …

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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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Making Earth Observation Profitable Using Nanosatellites

The future of satellites is nanosatellites. However, the small size of these space technologies does not limit the impact they can have. Image Credit: Dima Zel / Shutterstock.com Since Russia launched the first man-made satellite in 1957, Earth has seen a steady increase in the number of orbiting satellites, with …

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“We’ve been to the Moon, but there is so much more to explore”: Jeff Trauberman of VOX Space on investing in space for national priorities

Jeff Trauberman, VOX Space Outside of government, space has traditionally been the domain of large, well-established entities. VOX Space is looking to change that. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Orbit, the company offers a new approach to launching satellites in support of the defense and intelligence communities. Jeff Trauberman, vice …

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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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Why Astra stock fell 8% today

What happened Rocket Developer Actions Astra Space (NASDAQ: ASTR) closed down 7.9% on Monday after a difficult day for the stock market in general. The S&P 500 fell by 1.3%, and growth stocks in particular was clubbed. But Astra Space’s stock has its own problems. Image source: Getty Images. So …

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144 satellites, 4 space rivals, 1 big opportunity

“Star Wars” is back, and it will mean a lot of money for American defense contractors. Almost four decades ago, President Ronald Reagan first proposed the Strategic Defense Initiative, aka “Star Wars”, to protect the American homeland from foreign missile attacks. Four decades later, the US Space Force is building …

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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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Virgin Orbit signs AI software agreement with BigBear

BigBear has already started working to support Virgin Orbit and its customers with the real-time deployment of AI-based software for mobile assets in the field. BigBear.ai, a provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud-based big data analytics and cyber engineering solutions, has entered into a transformational software deal that will …

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Virgin Orbit signs AI software deal with BigBear

Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne spacecraft. Commercial launch service provider Virgin orbit will now be able to deliver AI-powered information and data to its government and business customers under a new software deal the company has entered into with BigBear.ai (Big bear). BigBear operationalizes artificial intelligence and machine learning at scale with …

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Aerospace Cornwall to offer UK’s first MILO Ambassador program

Space exploration has demonstrated the ability to inspire people across socioeconomic and geopolitical boundaries to continue learning and engage in entrepreneurial activities with economic impact. Making aerospace transportation and delivery services affordable is an essential aspect of the modern aerospace industry. The mission of the MILO Institute Ambassador is to …

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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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US defense agency tests nanosatellites against missiles

On June 30, VOX Space LLC, a subsidiary of Virgin Orbit, launched four tiny satellites for the Department of Defense. Two of these satellites are part of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) CubeSat Networked Communications Experiment (CNCE) Block 1. The two CubeSats are on a 90-day mission to demonstrate networked …

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Virgin Orbit gears up for fall launch and a busy 2022

Virgin orbit is gearing up for a third launch this year – and an even busier year 2022. The company successfully completed its second space flight in less than six months last Wednesday (June 30), putting seven small satellites into orbit on a mission called “Tubular Bells: Part 1”, based …

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Billionaire Blast-off Boys Club – TechCrunch

Max Q is TechCrunch’s weekly space newsletter. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Monday in your inbox. It’s a space race of the most forgiving genre, plus there’s a new commercial launch company in games and another gearing up for full-scale production. Additionally, Starlink is aiming for the …

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CCTV Weekly Script 07/02/21

–This is the script for CNBC’s report for CCTV in China on July 2, 2021, Friday. Recently, the cases of Covid-19 in Britain have again increased. The easing planned for June 21 has been postponed to July 19. At this critical moment, the Health Secretary was hastily replaced after some …

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