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SNC shows off video of what could be Dream Chaser space plane’s last test flight

SNC shows off video of what could be Dream Chaser space plane’s last test flight

Last weekend’s drop test of a prototype Dream Chaser space plane went so well that the next flight might be…
Steve Jurvetson leaves DFJ venture capital firm amid sexual harassment allegations

Steve Jurvetson leaves DFJ venture capital firm amid sexual harassment allegations

Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson is leaving Silicon Valley’s Draper Fisher Jurvetson investment firm to fight accusations related to a sexual…
Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket sends Cygnus cargo ship to space station with a ‘nation’

Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket sends Cygnus cargo ship to space station with a ‘nation’

Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket today sent a Cygnus cargo spacecraft on the first step of its journey to the International…
Sierra Nevada Corp.’s Dream Chaser space plane glides successfully through a big test

Sierra Nevada Corp.’s Dream Chaser space plane glides successfully through a big test

Sierra Nevada Corp. said its Dream Chaser prototype space plane glided to a successful landing in California’s Mojave Desert today…
Why data analytics is becoming the next frontier for the commercial space industry

Why data analytics is becoming the next frontier for the commercial space industry

Thanks to incredibly shrinking satellites and launch costs, thousands of satellites are sending down streams of data about the state…
Moon vs. Mars and asteroids: Watch space advocates debate where we should go

Moon vs. Mars and asteroids: Watch space advocates debate where we should go

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has famously said he’d like to die on Mars — “just not on impact.” But where will…
SpaceX backer Steve Jurvetson shares financing lessons from the final frontier

SpaceX backer Steve Jurvetson shares financing lessons from the final frontier

Few space geeks are geekier than Silicon Valley venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson: His office at Draper Fisher Jurvetson in Menlo…
Billionaire Yuri Milner discusses his plan to look for life on Saturn moon – and his Russian connections

Billionaire Yuri Milner discusses his plan to look for life on Saturn moon – and his Russian connections

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner today laid out his vision to send the first privately funded interplanetary space mission to look…
NASA resets date for SLS moon rocket’s first launch to 2020 but still hopes for 2019

NASA resets date for SLS moon rocket’s first launch to 2020 but still hopes for 2019

Will it fly on 2019 or 2020? NASA’s latest schedule for the maiden launch of its heavy-lift Space Launch System…
Next-generation SpaceX rocket engine goes up in flames during Texas test

Next-generation SpaceX rocket engine goes up in flames during Texas test

SpaceX says its next-generation Merlin rocket engine experienced a fiery anomaly during preparations for testing at its facility in McGregor,…
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