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CSIRO spin-out Quasar is building world-leading satellite tech

One of the great joys of scientific innovation is looking at an existing technology and envisioning a completely novel application outside its original purpose. Quasar Satellite Technologies is a rather elegant example of just that.

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First Space Mining Projects Moving Ever Nearer – Analysis

When looking up at the stars, it is worth thinking of the stellar economic field of opportunity that awaits us.

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Gilmour Space Technologies set to launch rockets from Bowen in mid-2022

An ambitious plan to launch a new space industry in North Queensland is counting down to take off.

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Rocket Lab buys a software company as part of its expansion strategy

Advanced Solutions, Inc. (ASI), which is a Colorado-centered engineering firm that produces flight software, simulation systems, and guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) systems, was purchased by Rocket Lab on October 12th. Rocket Lab will pay $40 million for ASI, plus a bonus of up to $5.5 million based on the company’s financial performance in the year 2021.

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Global Industry Analysts Predicts the World Rocket Propulsion Market to Reach $6.8 Billion by 2026

The report presents fresh perspectives on opportunities and challenges in a significantly transformed post COVID-19 marketplace.

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Space community ponders right-of-way rules for space traffic

Without an overarching authority for managing space traffic, some call for satellite operators to self-organize around common right-of-way guidelines to avoid collisions in orbit.

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Firefly launches its first rocket, but loses the launch craft in mid-flight explosion

The rocket took off as planned, and seemed to be doing fairly well during the initial portion of the launch, before experiencing “an anomaly” that clearly resulted in an explosion and the total loss of the vehicle prior to reaching space.

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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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Leap Aerospace and the magical supersonic VTOL zero-carbon airliner

L.E.A.P. Aerospace is the name, an acronym that stands for “Limitless Earth Advancement Program,” in the same way that New Atlas stands for “Neat Emerging World-Altering Technologies, Lasers And Stuff.”

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Blue Origin | NS17 Launch

After flying more than 100 payloads to space on New Shepard’s 8th flight of this vehicle carried NASA-sponsored and commercial experiments, including the second flight of NASA’s lunar landing technology that will one day allow us to further explore the Moon’s surface.

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How Blue Origin, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic space race could impact the atmosphere

With each launch, rockets emit a variety of substances that could potentially damage the environment.

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Elon Musk: ‘Bezos retired in order to pursue a full-time job filing lawsuits against SpaceX’

Amazon is now protesting SpaceX plans for more internet satellites