Change is Coming to NASA Space Launch

Change is Coming to NASA Space Launch

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Change is coming to the US space program. At last! Real, dramatic and tangible change in both its effect and the course it will create in this nation’s future in space. It is long past time for us to try something different, as what we have been doing in our human space program since Apollo has been a failure of epic proportions.

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Exclusive Opportunity: Your Exploration Adventure

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Exclusive Opportunity: Your Exploration Adventure You’ve got wanderlust. You want to plan a vacation, but not just any vacation. Sitting on a crowded beach, drinking warm beer is underwhelming. You want a real adventure. But you may not have the skills to climb Kilimanjaro, or the inside knowledge for planning an Amazon river excursion, or…

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Discovery: The Earth Next Door

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Discovery: The Earth Next Door – Exoplanet Science Gets a Boost Scientists have found the closest planet to Earth – four light-years away – that could support life. This means more than just the discovery itself, it could herald in a new era of exoplanet science that is more focused, driving better results. Here’s a…

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Investing in Startups That are Out of This World

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by Sunil Nagaraj, vice president of Bessemer Venture Partners Since the launch of Sputnik in 1957, Space has been the exclusive province of national governments and massive contractors. Because each new mission involved exploration and setting global firsts, space was too expensive and too risky for smaller entrants. Instead, the industry’s first 50 years were…

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Partnerships Will Get Humans to Mars

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In April, SpaceX announced its agreement with NASA for a mission to Mars. This was the perfect piece of news to precede one of the most notable topics at this year’s Humans to Mars Summit: public-private partnerships. As highlighted at the Humans to Mars Summit by Richard French, staff technologist at the NASA Space Technology…

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5 Space Companies Earth Needs

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Protecting Earth is not a job for just one day. From space, companies are uncovering new, unique opportunities to sustain Earth. Planet Labs In the next year, Planet Labs will have the largest constellation of satellites in space gathering data from Earth 24/7. This space startup leverages their imagery data to monitor agriculture programs that…

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Explore Space, Sustain Earth

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Explore Space, Sustain Earth Earth Day 2016 comes on the heels of exciting achievements in the commercial space industry in the form of reusable technology. Today, we must look up in order to protect what is beneath our feet. The goal of exploring space is not to leave our fragile planet behind, but rather to…

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The Billionaire Space Debate

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Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner – are they extremely wealthy? Yes, but space is not a hobby for these billionaires. Using lessons they learned from e-commerce, technology and aerospace, they are driving extreme growth in the space industry. These individuals can clearly see the enormous potential space offers – just as they saw the…

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