Category: space

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company has its first Asian customer

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company has its first Asian customer
Blue Origin, which is Jeff Bezos' rocket company, just announced a milestone at the 68th Annual International Astronautical Congress. It
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Australia will establish its own space agency

Australia will establish its own space agency
Australia is very much a participant in the space industry with about 11,500 people working in the field. However, it
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The universe’s most energetic particles have traveled a long way

The universe's most energetic particles have traveled a long way
The origin of cosmic rays has been a mystery to scientists since their detection over fifty years ago. One of
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Sean Penn will star in Hulu’s upcoming Mars series, ‘The First’

Sean Penn will star in Hulu’s upcoming Mars series, 'The First'
In May, Hulu ordered a straight-to-series show called The First. Set in the not too distant future, the series depicts
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The world’s largest aircraft had a successful engine test

The world’s largest aircraft had a successful engine test
Back in May, we reported that the world's largest aircraft, the Stratolaunch, had finally left its (giant) hanger and was
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NASA nominee lays out the agency’s most pressing challenges

NASA nominee lays out the agency's most pressing challenges
The president's pick for NASA administrator, Oklahoma congressman Jim Bridenstine, hasn't been without his share of controversy. He doesn't have
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Scientists want to explore asteroids with a fleet of nanoprobes

Scientists want to explore asteroids with a fleet of nanoprobes
Researchers at the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) presented a mission plan today at the European Planetary Science Congress that would
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Trump’s NASA nominee is willing to study climate change… on Mars

Trump's NASA nominee is willing to study climate change... on Mars
Good news: NASA's administrator nominee is fine with studying climate change! Just not Earth's climate change. In answers to a
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Northrop Grumman joins the space race with $7.8 billion acquisition

Northrop Grumman joins the space race with $7.8 billion acquisition
Today, Orbital ATK announced that defense contractor Northrop Grumman will acquire it for $7.8 billion in cash, with an additional
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Satellites help predict malaria outbreaks months in advance

Satellites help predict malaria outbreaks months in advance
Malaria is one of the greatest health threats in tropical regions like the Amazon, but predicting its spread is difficult.
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