Virgin Orbit lands in Times Square NYC to ring NASDAQ bell

NEW YORK — Another kind of countdown hit New York City’s Times Square Friday (Jan. 7) as a commercial spaceflight company celebrated joining the NASDAQ stock exchange. Virgin Orbit, the satellite-launching company founded by Richard Branson, brought one of its 70-foot-long (21 meters) rocket, LauncherOne, to Times Square amid New York City’s first sizeable snow … Read more

Over a million sales! Taylor Swift lands album hit with “Evermore”

Taylor Swift’s new album Evermore has sold more than a million copies, although it hasn’t been on the market long. Los Angeles – Taylor Swift (31) achieves one success after another even in times of crisis. Their new album “Evermore” has been sold more than a million times, although it has not been on the … Read more

Touchdown! NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Red Planet – NASA’s Mars Exploration Program

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Lands Successfully on Mars: After a seven-month-long journey, NASA’s Perseverance Rover successfully touched down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18, 2021. Mission controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California celebrate landing NASA’s fifth — and most ambitious — rover on Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Download video › The agency’s latest … Read more

Rocket Lab lands multi-launch deal to deploy entire IoT satellite constellation for Kinéis

Rocket Lab USA, a launch provider and space systems company, announced it has been awarded a contract to deploy an entire satellite constellation across five dedicated Electron missions for Kinéis, a global Internet-of-Things (IoT) connectivity provider. Scheduled for launch beginning in the second quarter of 2023, the constellation will enable Kinéis, a company backed by … Read more

Mars donut lands at Krispy Kreme Thursday to mark Perseverance landing

Krispy Kreme is commemorating the historic landing of NASA’s Perseverance Rover on Mars with a special doughnut. The Mars Doughnut looks like the red planet and will only be available Thursday, while supplies last. It’s filled with chocolate creme, dipped in caramel icing with a red swirl and has chocolate cookie crumbs on top. The Mars 2020 Perseverance launched July 30 … Read more

Draper James X Lands De Reese Witherspoon Au Lit Ensemble – WWD – Marseille News

Draper James and Reese Witherspoon’s Lands’ End are back together. This time around, the lifestyle brand launched by the actress and producer and the all-American retailer based in Wisconsin are adding sleepwear, loungewear, home items and even pet products to the mixed. The Draper James x Lands’ End expansion includes pet clothing and other pet … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX lands $152.5 mn contract to launch weather satellites

Elon Musk-led SpaceX has once again emerged as the biggest player in the private aerospace industry after the company bagged a multi-million dollar bid to launch geostationary weather satellites. The contract was awarded to SpaceX after the United Launch Alliance (ULA), which has previously launched satellites from the series, withdrew itself from the deal. SpaceX … Read more

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches and lands for 8th time, delivering 60 Starlink satellites to orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit Thursday morning (March 4), and nailed its landing on a floating platform at sea to top off the long-awaited mission. The successful liftoff came just a few hours after SpaceX’s Starship prototype, SN10, successfully completed … Read more