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Small rocket firms are outsourcing their engines in their race to orbit

It’s not easy making small rockets. Despite dozens of companies spending hundreds of millions of dollars to develop small satellite launchers in recent years, only two—Rocket Lab and Virgin Orbit—have put any birds on orbit.

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Private space industry is helping to change the game

“MTP Reports” goes inside the rapidly growing civilian space industry.

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‘We’ve Gone to the Moon, But There’s so Much More to Explore’: VOX Space’s Jeff Trauberman on Investing in Space for National Priorities

Jeff Trauberman, vice president of government affairs at VOX Space, said now is an ideal time for a startup to break into the space game.

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Meet the Company Democratizing Space Tourism

Balloons, not rockets, may be the future for commercial space flight, and Space Perspective is leading the charge

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Your DNA Can Be Sent to Space. Here’s How.

The mission is to collect a record of Earth’s biodiversity, particularly human DNA, stuff it into capsules and send them to the Moon, or, if the business proves commercially viable, to Mars.

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Blue Origin’s lawsuit against NASA and SpaceX was again delayed as the DOJ struggled to add page numbers to 1,700 case-related documents before deadline

Delays in the case could affect the timeline for NASA’s planned Artemis moon missions.

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The Era of Private Space Travel Has Arrived — But How Did We Get Here?

We are all astronauts. Step outside after dark and look up at a starry sky, and your mind will take the same journey our ancestors’ minds did many thousands of years ago.

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Virgin Galactic’s Delays Continue — but There’s Good News

Virgin Galactic is delaying commercial flights until late next summer, but could be in better shape when flights get off the ground.

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3 Lessons We Should Learn From the Space-Bound Billionaires

Rather than criticize, we should all be inspired. Here are three lessons we should all learn from these unlikely astronauts

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Retired astronaut hopes commercial space flight will be open for all

A new chapter in space travel is here, but one astronaut, Clayton Anderson, tells KCCI it won’t be available to most Iowans for a while.