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Rocket firm Relativity signs lease with NASA for new robotic 3D printing factory

11 Jun 2019

Relativity Space, a venture-backed rocket maker, said on Tuesday it will lease space from NASA in Mississippi, where its gigantic 3D printers will produce low-cost rockets to be used to launch small-payload satellites into orbit.

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier

08 Jun 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative.

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations -sources

01 Jun 2019

SEATTLE/ORLANDO, Fla. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new "space race," four people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit

24 May 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service. | Video

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan

24 May 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative.

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project

24 May 2019

MELBOURNE, Fla. NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursday.

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project

23 May 2019

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 23 NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursday.

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