PASADENA, Calif. – Olis Robotics, a company that offers software for mobile remote robots, sees many applications for its artificial intelligence to support internal and external space servicing, assembly, manufacturing and operational concepts,” Blaine Levedahl, Olis Robotics U.S. government programs director, said May 22 at the Space Tech Expo here. Olis Robotics announced its latest
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Sean Hunt and Gaurab Chakrabarti, cofounders of Solugen Solugen Houston-based chemical manufacturing startup Solugen, announced Wednesday that it has raised a $32 million series B round.  The company, which was cofounded by Forbes Under 30 alumni Gaurab Chakrabarti and Sean Hunt, will use to expand its manufacturing facilities. The round was led by Founders Fund,
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This article originally appeared in the May 6, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Some people see the proliferation of startups developing rocket engines as a sign of the space industry’s vibrancy. Jeff Greason calls it “f—ing insane.” “It’s a sign of the immaturity of the industry,” Greason, former XCOR Aerospace co-founder and chief executive, said
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You started out as just a few cells but developed into trillions of cells that make up all the different organs in your body. For this to happen, your cells have had to divide into two new cells that each include all the cellular components and DNA they need. To help scientists study this important
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PASADENA, Calif. — Despite a surge in Chinese launch activity and growth of commercial Chinese launch developers, executives with American companies said they’re not worried about potential competition with them. The issue of Chinese competition has become a particular concern in the last year for small launch vehicle developers. Several private Chinese companies are working
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Hurricane season doesn’t start until June 1, but the National Hurricane Center announced Monday evening that Subtropical Storm Andrea had formed. Called a subtropical storm because it has a blend of both tropical and nontropical characteristics, it is packing peak winds of 40 mph (64 kilometres per hour). The storm could strengthen slightly through Tuesday
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PASADENA, Calif. — A supplier base of hardware and service vendors sees opportunities for new business from the growing number of satellite and launch vehicle ventures, even if space remains a small part of their overall business. Unlike many other space conferences, the exhibit hall of the Space Tech Expo conference, which opened here May
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