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Luxury hotels could be launched into Earth"s orbit as early as 2021. This is what future space lodging might look like.

Associated Press Luxury hotels in space could launch as early as 2021 and start accepting guests by 2022, some developers say. NASA's search for space habitats has been driving innovation in space habitat design. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2019

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race

Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rockets. He got less attention in May for his first step toward a potentially far more lucrative venture, when Space.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 15th, 2019

SpaceX Sends New Batch of Iridium Satellites Into Orbit in Its 14th Mission of 2018

SpaceX launched a batch of satellites for longtime customer Iridium Communications Inc. early Wednesday. Space Exploration Techn.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 25th, 2018

China Is Developing Space Lasers To Detect Submarines 1,640 Feet Underwater

China is developing a dual-purpose laser-equipped low-Earth orbit satellite. The program was launched earlier this year, is aimed at increasing Chinese surveillance of maritime traffic and unparallel anti-submarine warfare detection in the world's .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 4th, 2018

The Future of Ultrahigh-End Space Travel

A host of startups is planning luxury trips into Earth’s orbit.....»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 13th, 2018

SpaceX"s Starlink internet satellites could make astronomy on Earth "impossible" and create a space-junk nightmare, some scientists warn

SpaceX; Kevork Djansezian/Getty; Business Insider SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites into space on Monday as part of a plan to blanket Earth in high-speed.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2019

Video: SpaceX successfully launched 60 Starlink satellites into orbit as part of Elon Musk"s high-speed internet plan

SpaceX SpaceX launched 60 of its Starlink satellites into space on Monday. The satellites were carried into space by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Starlink is SpaceX's ambitious project to station a network of almost 12,000 sate.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2019

16 recently discovered exoplanets could offer our best chance of finding alien life outside the solar system

NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA launched the Kepler space telescope into orbit in 2009, which helped astronomers identify over 4,000 exoplanets — worlds outside our solar system. Based on that data, scientists estimate there could be up .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2019

Raffles is coming to Back Bay. Here"s a look at its luxury properties worldwide

The first Raffles-branded hotel in North America, and the 15th Raffles hotel in the world, is coming to Boston. When the 33-story, $400 million hotel opens in early 2022, it will join the leagues of luxury hotels across the globe, including a soarin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

How investors brought WeWork founder down to earth

Adam Neumann’s mission was to ‘elevate the world’s consciousness’. Now the office space provider he started must prove it has a future.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 28th, 2019

Cecil Spaceport moves one step closer to space launch

Huntsville-based Aevum Inc. has won a $4.9 million contract from the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center to launch small satellites to low Earth orbit from Cecil Spaceport in Jacksonville. As it prepares for the launch — anticipated for the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris

The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 16th, 2019

Inventions We Use Every Day That Were Actually Created for Space Exploration

Despite sending humans to Earth’s orbit and the moon, the idea of humans surviving in outer space must seem like science fiction. Creating an environment that can sustain human life in the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 13th, 2019

Relativity Space signs satellite launch deal with Spaceflight

Los Angeles-based rocket maker Relativity Space has signed a deal with Spaceflight for small satellite rideshare launches. Under the deal, Spaceflight will provide satellite rideshare missions to low Earth orbit on Relativity’s 3D-printed rocket, Terra.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2019

Limited cocktail program showcases local liquor businesses, benefits watersheds

Hilton hotels across Oahu launched a new cocktail program this week. In honor of Earth Day, five Hilton properties have concocted craft cocktails for Cocktails for a Cause, a social initiative designed to highlight local ingredients while raising .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2019

Odysseus Space to provide satellite images via cooperation with Axelspace

Odysseus Space will provide 2.5-megapixel images taken by earth observation micro-satellites developed and launched by Japan-based Axelspace in the Taiwan market beginning May 2019......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 21st, 2019

Jeff Bezos and Amazon Propose Space-Based Internet Service to Compete With SpaceX and OneWeb

It could get pretty crowded up there. Amazon CEOJeff Bezos is joining the Internet space race. Last month, Amazon filed with the International Telecommunications Union for permission to put 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit so it could offer .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 4th, 2019

A decade on, smartphone-like software finally heads to space

Once a traditional satellite is launched into space, its physical hardware and computer software stay mostly immutable for the rest of its existence as it orbits the Earth, even as the technology it serves on the ground continues to change. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 21st, 2019

SpaceX successfully launches spacecraft designed for astronauts

SpaceX successfully launched a rocket from the Kennedy Space Center early Saturday. The test flight is a crucial step before the company can fly NASA astronauts to the space station......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 2nd, 2019

ESA Launches Sentinel-3b Observation Satellite Into Orbit

The European Union has now launched Sentinel-3b – the latest of the Sentinel earth observation spacecraft. Sentinel-3b has multiple goals, but the primary way in which it will be used is to monitor .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 26th, 2018

SpaceX just launched a planet-hunting NASA space telescope — but its hunt for alien planets won"t start for 2 months

SpaceX/YouTube NASA launched a new planet-hunting telescope on Wednesday aboard a SpaceX rocket. The telescope, called the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), may find thousands of worlds relatively close to Earth.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018