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What Goes up Must Come Down

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The FINANCIAL — Less than a year on from the UK Space Agency committing £1 million in funding to combat space debris, Fujitsu UK has successfully combined quantum-inspired computing and Artificial Intelligence to support the transformation of space debris removal, University of Glasgow notes.…

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What Goes up Must Come Down

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The FINANCIAL — Less than a year on from the UK Space Agency committing £1 million in funding to combat space debris, Fujitsu UK has successfully combined quantum-inspired computing and Artificial Intelligence to support the transformation of space debris removal, University of Glasgow notes.…

UK scientists help plan for the effects of solar storms on Earth

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The Financial -- UK scientists have set out how the government can prepare for space weather events, which could impact multiple critical infrastructures in a short space of time according to UKRI.…

UK-piloted space telescope to untangle cosmos’ mysteries

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The FINANCIAL — The European Space Agency has given the green light to the world’s first space telescope dedicated to studying how exoplanet atmospheres form and evolve Its mission is to understand the links between a planet’s chemistry and its environment by charting approximately 1,000 known planets outside our own Solar System, arming scientists with…

NASA seeks new partners to help tell the story of human exploration at the Moon

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The FINANCIAL — NASA is seeking new partners to help the agency tell the story of human exploration at the Moon with the Artemis program in ways that engage, excite, and inspire a worldwide audience. Through the end of this decade, NASA will explore more of the lunar surface than ever before and will establish a sustainable…

United Launch Alliance launches NROL-101 Mission

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The FINANCIAL — A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The launch is on track for Nov. 3 from Space Launch Complex-41 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Launch is planned for 5:58 p.m. EST. “ULA is proud to…

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Goes for Early Stow of Asteroid Sample

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The FINANCIAL —  NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission is ready to perform an early stow on Tuesday, Oct. 27, of the large sample it collected last week from the surface of the asteroid Bennu to protect and return as much of the sample as possible. On Oct. 22, the OSIRIS-REx mission team received images that showed the spacecraft’s collector…

NASA to announce exciting new discovery about the Moon

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The FINANCIAL — NASA will announce an exciting new discovery about the Moon from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at a media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 26. Audio of the teleconference will stream live on the agency’s website. This new discovery contributes to NASA’s efforts to learn about the Moon in…

Virgin Galactic shares soar as space tourism expectations rise

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The FINANCIAL — Shares of Virgin Galactic surged nearly 25% which is highest one-day increase since April. The stock in total has gained 78% this year. Bank of America analyst Ronald Epstein set a $35 price target, more than double Virgin Galactic’s closing price on Friday. Epstein believes the commercial space market will hit $1.4 trillion by…

Elon musk says first 300 visitors ‘will probably die’ in Martian colony

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The FINANCIAL — SpaceX is developing its next-generation Starship rocket to one day launch people to space. SpaxeX CEO Elon Musk emphasized that the rocket has many important milestones to go before it can take passengers. Musk vowed to bring a million humans to Mars by 2050. Musk said SpaceX aims to build 1,000 Starships at…

Neuralink chip will stream music into your brain

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The FINANCIAL — Elon Musk confirmed that Neuralink chip would allow users to directly stream music to their brain. Brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) have the potential to help people with a wide range of clinical disorders. The process of having the chip fitted will be similar to Lasik laser eye surgery.Also, other companies are working on high-tech headphones that send…

UAE successfully launched its first Mars mission

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The FINANCIAL — The United Arab Emirates launched its first mission to Mars. Spacecraft, called al-Amal or “Hope” was designed by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre in the UAE. The Emirates Mars Mission will be the first probe to provide a complete picture of the Martian atmosphere. The U.S. and China are also launching their own Mars missions…

Astronomers discovered a new mini-moon

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The FINANCIAL — Astronomers from the University of Arizona, United States, discovered a tiny new moon. The mini-moon is a space rock that has found itself bound in an Earth orbit. New mini-moon is probably between 1.9 meters and 3.5 metres across, which is around the same size as a mid-size car. That big crescent…

NASA is hiring new astronauts: here’s how you can apply

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The FINANCIAL — NASA is hiring new astronauts to explore the Moon and Mars! If you have what it takes to be an Artemis Generation astronaut apply March 2-31. The basic requirements to apply include United States citizenship and a master’s degree in a STEM field. After completing training, the new astronauts could launch on…

Virgin Galactic’s shares soared due to company’s plans to send tourists into space

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The FINANCIAL — Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares surged on Tuesday. Company is one step closer to eventually launching paying passengers into space. Virgin Galactic has over 600 reservations and $80 million in deposits for 90 minute flights. Also, SpaceX announced plans to send up to four private citizens on an orbital voyage. Shares of Richard…

SpaceX successfully launches 60 Starlink satellites but booster misses landing ship

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The FINANCIAL — SpaceX has successfully launched and deployed 60 more Starlink satellites, bringing the total number of satellites in the network to nearly 300. Following the successful launch, the rocket’s first stage failed to land on a SpaceX’s drone ship landing platform and instead landed in the water. The private company founded by billionaire…