Worldwide Space Systems, Satellites & Launchers Industry to

Dublin, Jan. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Space Systems, Satellites & Launchers Market Research Report by Payload, by Platform, by Service Type, by Vehicle Type, by Orbit Type, by End User, by Region – Global Forecast to 2026 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Global Space Systems, … Read more

NASA’s historic space telescope features groundbreaking UH-designed sensors

James Webb Space Telescope. Photo Courtesy: UH After NASA launches the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) on a historic mission this month, scientists anticipate their first glimpses of the most distant objects ever seen in the universe. Technology developed and tested at the University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy and on Maunakea are behind the telescope’s … Read more

Elizabeth Warren goes to war against SpaceX’s Elon Musk

As 2021 draws to a close, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren10 Democrats who could run in 2024 if Biden doesn’t Harris tests negative for COVID-19 after close contact with aide Five areas where Biden faces pressure to do more on COVID-19 MORE (D-Mass.) has launched a Twitter attack against SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon MuskElon Reeve … Read more

Elon Musk Named Person of the Year. Tesla Stock Is Dropping.

Text size SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images In addition to being the wealthiest man in the world, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is Time‘s 2021 “Person of the Year.” That hasn’t helped Tesla stock, which has dropped more than 5% on Monday. The magazine announced its yearly pick … Read more

China’s Quest for Space Power Starts With Moon Dust

HONG KONG—Nestled in 3.82 pounds of moon soil is what China hopes could be the answer to fueling its future. Chinese nuclear scientists are studying samples carried back by China’s Chang’e 5 late last year in the first mission to return with lunar material since the Soviet Union’s in 1976. One of those under the … Read more

SpaceX Pilot Sian Proctor Talks About Her Journey—and Returning to Earth

Sian Proctor’s journey to space began in 1970, when she was born to a father who worked at a NASA tracking station during the Apollo program. She grew up in a home filled with NASA memorabilia and dreamed of becoming a fighter pilot so she could later be an astronaut. That dream was derailed a … Read more

Amazon boss Bezos presents his lunar module “Blue Moon”

Blue Moon In total, the lunar module should be able to transport loads of up to 3.6 tons to the moon. (Photo: AP) New York Jeff Bezos has ambitious plans. The Amazon boss and founder of the space company Blue Origin wants to go to the moon. “It’s time to return to the moon – … Read more

Amazon Sets Wi-Fi Satellite Launch. The Rocket Doesn’t Belong to Jeff Bezos.

Text size Amazon’s Project Kuiper wants to deliver high-speed internet access from space. Nicoelnino / Dreamstime Amazon.com ‘s space-based Wi-Fi project, Kuiper, gets off the ground next year. But the tech giant isn’t using rockets from founder Jeff Bezos to carry the first satellites. Amazon plans to launch two satellites on a new rocket, the … Read more

Boeing Starliner Test Flight Is Delayed Again. Why Investors Should Care.

Text size IA United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeings CST-100 Starliner spacecraft aboard. Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images A test flight of Boeing’s new Starliner—a space capsule designed to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station—is delayed again. It’s another setback for the company, although shares aren’t reacting much to the reports. Still, … Read more

Rocket Lab Stock Is Rallying, but SpaceX Is Still a Parsec Ahead

Text size Rocket Lab stock is riding high after a string of new business wins. For now, it remains a much smaller company than SpaceX. Courtesy Rocketlab Stock in space-and-satellite-services firm Rocket Lab USA has surged recently after a string of new business wins. Shareholders are likely happy, as long as they can avoid looking … Read more