Thursday, March 4, 2021

Rocket Lab clear to launch again after first mission failure attributed to electrical fault...

Rocket Lab has received clearance to launch from the FAA following the failure of its Electron rocket on July 4 and the loss of the half-dozen satellites on board....

Autonomous driving startup turns its AI expertise to space for automated satellite operation –...

Hungarian autonomous driving startup AImotive is leveraging its technology to address a different industry and growing need: autonomous satellite operation. AImotive is teaming up with C3S, a supplier of...

Near Space Labs expands high-altitude Earth imagery to Texas and ramps remote deployment –...

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has had a number of unexpected impacts on global economic activity — most of them negative. But the pandemic has also highlighted the need for alternative...

Momentus set to deploy satellites for a free 4K space-based Earth live-streaming service –...

Space bus company Momentus has signed a new contract that will see it provide in-space transportation and deployment for Sen, the U.K. company that’s building a 4K real-time video streaming...

Virgin Galactic is partnering with NASA to develop supersonic point-to-point air travel – TechCrunch

Virgin Galactic today revealed a new partnership with NASA, in pursuit of the goal of developing a high-speed vehicle for point-to-point travel across Earth. NASA has been pursuing development...

Watch how SpaceX’s first human spacecraft performed during its key in-flight escape test –...

SpaceX is getting ready to launch its first-ever spacecraft with humans on board, the Commercial Crew Demo-2 mission (DM-2) that will take off from Florida on May 27. There...

Watch SpaceX launch the last of its original Dragon spacecraft to resupply the ISS...

Update: The launch was a success, with the booster performing the 50th landing in the company’s history. The Dragon capsule should be collected by the ISS on Monday. SpaceX is launching...

SpaceX anticipates building ‘many rockets’ as it iterates Starship toward orbital flight this year...

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has been sharing a number of updates about his company’s progress on Starship this week. Along with footage of the assembly process of the current...

MIT system predicts the best way to deflect an Earth-bound asteroid – TechCrunch

We’re not in immediate danger of any asteroids colliding with Earth — at least not as far as anyone’s aware. But it’s not like it hasn’t happened before, and there...

SpaceX successfully launches 60 more Starlink satellites but misses booster landing – TechCrunch

SpaceX has launched a batch of 60 Starlink satellites to orbit, marking its fifth overall launch of a group of 60 of the small spacecraft and its third this...

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