Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Tag: space

Space industry year ahead: SpaceX’s Mars rocket, tourism, and more billionaire battles

Big businesses are beginning to permeate every area of spaceflight, from the most spectacular private launches to the smallest detail. A modified version of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant will even hitch a ride on...

This NASA astronaut voted from space

Courtesy of NASAImage Kjell Lindgren released on social media of the US flag floating in the Cupola module. Story highlights Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut He voted in the 2016 election CNN —...

Girls to design Africa’s first private space satellite – Newest Site

They are part of a team of high school girls from Cape Town, South Africa, who have designed and built payloads for a satellite that will orbit over the earth’s poles scanning Africa’s surface....

Look inside Firefly Space as rocket builder prepares for second launch

Space company Firefly is preparing for the second orbital launch attempt of its Alpha rocket, as the venture looks to build out the foundation of its business. “Firefly is aiming to be the next...

German space lasers company Mynaric CEO talks Nasdaq IPO, plans for growth

A rendering of the company’s laser communications system on satellites in orbit. Mynaric German laser communications company Mynaric listed on the Nasdaq in the past week and CEO Bulent Altan, a former SpaceX executive,...

Telesat debuts on Nasdaq as latest space pure play stock TSAT

Telesat CEO Dan Goldberg poses for a photo at the offices of Telesat, a Canadian satellite communications company, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada March 24, 2021. Blair Gable | Reuters Canadian satellite communications company Telesat...

Sierra Space raises $1.4 billion at $4.5 billion valuation

A rendering of the “Ocean Reef” space station in orbit. Blue Origin Sierra Space, the subsidiary of private aerospace contractor Sierra Nevada Corporation, raised $1.4 billion as the company expands its portfolio of space...

Space travel: Going to space is a real pain in the back

Story highlights Astronauts can temporarily gain 2 inches in height but suffer muscle loss and back pain More countermeasures involving exercise may help mitigate pain and muscle loss CNN —   A six-month stay...

This NASA astronaut voted from space

Courtesy of NASAImage Kjell Lindgren released on social media of the US flag floating in the Cupola module. Story highlights Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut He voted in the 2016 election CNN —...

Girls to design Africa’s first private space satellite

They are part of a team of high school girls from Cape Town, South Africa, who have designed and built payloads for a satellite that will orbit over the earth’s poles scanning Africa’s surface....