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WASHINGTON — Spire Global has opened its sixth office, setting up a team of 10 employees in the nation’s capital as it seeks to gain more U.S. government business.  Peter Platzer, CEO of Spire, said the company will soon number 200 people spread across the United States, Scotland, Luxembourg and Singapore.  Spire established its Washington
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WASHINGTON — Maxar Technologies on Nov. 4 said an undisclosed customer has agreed to buy a geostationary communications satellite, providing what Maxar offered as proof that retaining and resizing Space Systems Loral was a worthwhile decision.  Maxar executives said that the resizing effort progressed further with a $291 million property sale in Palo Alto, California,
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WASHINGTON — Finding international consensus on deployment milestones for constellations of non-geosynchronous satellites is a top space-related priority for the U.S. delegation attending the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference, officials said Nov. 1.  Grace Koh, the ambassador leading the U.S. delegation at WRC-19 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, this month, said there are several space-related topics the
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The front pages of Iranian newspapers bearing portraits of Maryam Mirzakhani, the day after she … [+] passed away ( ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Today Breakthrough Prize Foundation Announces Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize for Women Mathematicians, to be awarded to outstanding early career outstanding women scientists in the field of mathematics.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The journey of NASA’s dauntless Voyager 2 spacecraft through our solar system’s farthest reaches has given scientists new insight into a poorly understood distant frontier: the unexpectedly distinct boundary marking where the sun’s energetic influence ends and interstellar space begins. FILE PHOTO: NASA’s Voyager spacecraft in space is shown in this artist’s
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Updated 10:45 a.m. Eastern with NASA statement. WASHINGTON — NASA and Boeing said a pad abort test of the CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle Nov. 4 was a success despite the failure of one of the capsule’s three parachutes. The Starliner lifted off from a test stand at Launch Complex 32 at White Sands Missile
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Look at all that data! Free for commercial use (via PIxabay) You may have heard that Big Data is all the rage these days. Big Data this, Big Data that. Let’s acquire as much information as possible and try to wrestle with it to gain insights into everything from stock market performance to consumer preferences
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NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 28:  Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Galactic, poses for photographs … [+] before ringing a ceremonial bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to promote the first day of trading of Virgin Galactic Holdings shares on October 28, 2019 in New York City. Virgin Galactic
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Two Air Force cubesats were among many experimental projects encapsulated in the NG-12 Cygnus mission. WASHINGTON — Two identical cubesats developed by the Aerospace Corp. for the U.S. Air Force were aboard a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket that flew a cargo resupply mission Nov. 2 to the International Space Station. The shoebox-size satellites, named Rogue
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