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China spacecraft is returning to Earth with moon samples in a first for the country

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Long March 5 rocket carrying Chang’e 5 is seen on the launch pad at the Wenchang Space Launch Site on Hainan. The 8.2-tonne Change 5 probe, which consists of a lander, an ascender, a service module and a return......

Elon Musk is ‘highly confident’ SpaceX will land humans on Mars by 2026

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and Tesla Inc., speaks during an event at the SpaceX launch facility in Cameron County, Texas, U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Musk gave space fans an update Saturday......

The UFO ETF is up 20% this month. How a Biden administration could impact the space trade

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The space trade is skyrocketing higher. The Procure Space ETF (UFO), the first-ever global ETF to give investors access to the growing space industry, has soared nearly 20% in November amid some positive tailwinds including SpaceX’s historic Crew-1 launch with......

SpaceX wants to test its Starlink satellite internet network inflight with a Gulfstream jet

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Gulfstream G650 in flight Gulfstream SpaceX would like to further expand testing of its Starlink satellite internet by connecting the network to aircraft, the company revealed in a recent request to the Federal Communications Commission. Elon Musk’s space company on Nov.......

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches Crew-1 mission, beginning a new era of NASA human spaceflight

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon capsule, is launched carrying four astronauts on the first operational NASA commercial crew mission at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. November 15, 2020. Thom Baur | Reuters CAPE......

SpaceX is about to launch its first full NASA crew to the space station: Here’s what you should know

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft in the hangar ahead of the Crew-1 mission SpaceX CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — SpaceX is set to make history once again this year, as Elon Musk’s space company prepares to launch the Crew-1 mission for......

Why NASA wants to put a nuclear power plant on the moon

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Illustration of a nuclear fission power system concept on the Moon. NASA NASA and the U.S. Department of Energy will seek proposals from industry to build a nuclear power plant on the moon and Mars to support its long-term exploration......

NASA certifies SpaceX to carry astronauts, a first for a privately-developed spacecraft system

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX spacecraft Crew Dragon “Resilience” on the launchpad ahead of the Crew-1 launch for NASA. SpaceX The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced it certified SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket to carry astronauts to-and-from orbit,......

Virgin Galactic’s quarterly loss increases, plans next spaceflight test for late November

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Virgin Galactic SPCE earnings Q3 2020 Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Morgan Stanley expects SpaceX will be a $100 billion company thanks to Starlink and Starship

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Morgan Stanley: SpaceX to be $100 billion company due to Starlink, Starship Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-REx touches the asteroid Bennu in historic attempt to return samples

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A rendering of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. NASA A NASA spacecraft on Tuesday touched the surface of the asteroid Bennu, in a mission that aims to return rocky pieces for examination on Earth in 2023. “Touchdown declared,” NASA said on a......

Microsoft partners with SpaceX to connect Azure cloud to Musk’s Starlink satellite internet

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Microsoft connects Azure cloud to SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

NASA is launching a 4G mobile network on the moon

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Night time photograph of a waxing gibbous Moon, taken on November 14, 2013. Chris Rutter | Digital Camera Magazine | Getty Images LONDON — Just as 5G arrives on planet Earth, its predecessor is heading to the moon. NASA has......

Investment in space companies bounced back in the third quarter from the COVID-19 lull, report says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Falcon rocket launches a Starlink mission in October 2020. SpaceX Private investment into space companies in the third quarter of 2020 bounced back after a significant dip in the prior quarter, according to a report Thursday by NYC-based firm......

Ron Baron, who made billions investing in Tesla, thinks SpaceX ‘has a chance to be just as large’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tesla investor Ron Baron: SpaceX ‘has a chance to be just as large’ SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Inside Sierra Nevada Corp’s space plans, from the reusable ‘Dream Chaser’ to inflatable habitats

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Inside Relativity Space’s 3D-printing rocket ‘factory of the future’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Relativity Space’s third generation 3D-printer in its new headquarters, with CEO Tim Ellis standing by for scale. Relativity Rocket builder Relativity Space this summer moved into its new headquarters in Long Beach, California – and already the company is manufacturing......

Space company Momentus looks to go public through a SPAC with near $1 billion valuation

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An artist’s rendering of a Momentus Vigoride transfer vehicle deploying satellites in orbit. Momentus Space transportation company Momentus is in final talks to go public through an acquisition by Stable Road Capital, a person familiar with the discussions told CNBC on......

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