NewSpace News

Futron Rates Isle of Man's Space Industry

February 7, 2011

US market research firm, the Futron Corporation of Bethesda, Maryland, today published a benchmarking assessment study on the Isle of Man space industry with surprising results. The report highlights the Isle of Man’s lead in cutting edge satellite financing coupled with the value brought by the Government’s unique Public Private Partnership in orbital filing with Manx company, ManSat.

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Flagsuit Handed Contract To Develop Improved Gloves For NASA Space Suits

February 2, 2011

Flagsuit LLC, developer of “articulated inflatables” which include space suit components and hyperbaric suits, was recently awarded a contract to develop improved space suit glove assemblies for NASA.

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SpaceX Changes the Game in Space Flight

December 8, 2010

The Space Frontier Foundation congratulated SpaceX for completing the world’s first commercial orbital spaceflight and recovery. “This flight will go down in history as a turning point for the opening of space to regular people,” said Foundation Co-Founder Rick Tumlinson. “It may not be Yuri Gagarin, but it is certainly the equivalent of Sputnik for commercial spaceflight!”

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The Space Frontier Foundation’s March Storm 2010

November 12, 2009

The Space Frontier Foundation is currently in the planning process for March Storm 2010, an opportunity for space activists to take their visions of space frontier-enabling policies to representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The current event is scheduled for early 2010. Update: The foundation will be leading volunteer Capitol Hill for “Take Back […]

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Virgin Galactic Gets Major Financial Push

August 1, 2009

Virgin Galactic, recently valued at $900 million, has secured Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments as a mega-angel investor with a $280 million investment. Rob Coppinger at Flight Global Virgin Galactic Gets Major Financial Push

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An Aerodynamic Lynx

August 1, 2009

Recent wind tunnel tests have been completed on XCOR Aerospace’s new suborbital spacecraft, the Lynx. Press Release at XCOR Aerospace An Aerodynamic Lynx

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The Falcon Flies High

August 1, 2009

Space Exploration Technologies has successfully put RazakSat into orbit, via a picture-perfect launch. Press Release at Space Exploration Technologies The Falcon Flies High

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Odyssey Moon Gets Heavy Backing

August 1, 2009

Google Lunar X Prize Contender Odyssey Moon has announced their partnership with some of the top financial, marketing, insurance and law players in the industry. Press Release at Odyssey Moon Odyssey Moon Gets Heavy Backing

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No Fire-Eating In Space

August 1, 2009

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte speaks about his upcoming orbital mission with Space Adventures. Tariq Malik at Space.com No Fire-Eating In Space

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NASA Since Apollo: Failures and Successes

August 1, 2009

Bill Nye the Science Guy and Orphans of Apollo producer Michael Potter weigh in on what NASA has done since the historic Apollo missions. Opinion at Los Angeles TimesNASA Since Apollo: Failures and Successes

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