spaceflight

In this Dec. 13, 2018 file photo, a view of Virgin Galactic prior to it reaching space for the first time during its 4th powered flight from Mojave, Calif.
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July 09, 2019 - 11:03 am
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is planning to go public, creating the first listed human spaceflight firm. Virgin Galactic said Tuesday it is merging with Social Capital Hedosophia, whose CEO, Chamath Palihapitiya, will...
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The SpaceX spacesuit is designed so that power, water and air connections all pass through one panel in the middle of the suit's right thigh.
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May 30, 2019 - 5:16 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) -- Extraterrestrial travel is all the rage: Elon Musk's SpaceX has pledged to put the first humans on Mars. Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has his sights set on the moon. And NASA wants to speed up its plan to send astronauts back into deep space. But if these bold...
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New spaceflight technologies could reshape the global economy on a level not seen since the internet.
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April 29, 2019 - 8:07 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) -- New spaceflight technologies could reshape the global economy on a level not seen since the internet. That's what some in the industry and on Wall Street are saying, at least. And a growing number of analysts say it's time for mainstream investors to get in...
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