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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts headed to International Space Station

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The FINANCIAL — An international crew of astronauts is en route to the International Space Station following a successful launch on the first NASA-certified commercial human spacecraft system in history. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission lifted off at 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SpaceX…

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…

Roscosmos chief says that Venus is a Russian planet

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The FINANCIAL — This week, researchers announced that they have discovered traces of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus. This is a gas produced almost exclusively on Earth by anaerobic microorganisms. Because of this, researchers suggested that life might exist on planet Venus. After this incident, the head of Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin told reporters…

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…

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…

NASA provided its first results on the amount of water in the atmosphere of Jupiter

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The FINANCIAL — An accurate estimate of the total amount of water in Jupiter’s atmosphere has been mystery for scientists for decades. These are the first findings on the gas giant’s abundance of water 1995 Galileo mission. When NASA’s Galileo mission visited Jupiter in the 1990s and began its descent, the spacecraft’s data was expected…

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…