Month: February 2019

WASHINGTON — Maxar Technologies has decided not to sell or shut down its commercial geostationary orbit satellite business, but will restructure it with a greater emphasis on smaller satellites and government customers. In an interview with SpaceNews, Walter Scott, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Maxar, said that after months of analysis about
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Diamonds in a candy machine – Credit: Unsplash: rawpixel / @rawpixelrawpixel/@rawpixel The song goes; ‘Diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ but that isn’t true for Millennial women (or Millennials in general), 70% would consider buying lab-grown diamonds over mined ones. A statistic that is music to Type IIA
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WASHINGTON — World View, a company developing stratospheric balloons that provide capabilities that have traditionally required satellites, has hired a new chief executive to help transition the company from development to operations. In a Feb. 28 statement, World View announced that it hired Ryan Hartman as its new chief executive. Hartman, formerly the president and
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WASHINGTON — A bill introduced by a bipartisan pair of senators Feb. 27 would authorize an extension of the International Space Station to 2030 and also make permanent human settlement of space a national goal. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) introduced the Advancing Human Spaceflight Act Feb. 27, with its central provision
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Hamacas colgando en la churuata del camping Ceguera en Amazonas, Venezuela.Getty In areas of the world where malaria is rampant, mosquito nets save lives, especially treated mosquito nets. In recent decades, the mass distribution of bed nets treated with insecticides has played a critical role in reducing the spread of malaria in endemic regions. Despite this, the number of global
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