Space

Kinetic launch company SpinLaunch and NASA sign Space Act Agreement

SpinLaunch created the Orbital Accelerator, a low orbit accelerator that uses centrifugal force to launch satellites into space. Its steel vacuum chamber and carbon fiber spinning arm can propel objects into space up to 5,000 miles per hour, breaking through the majority of Earth’s gravity pull. Creating a sustainable option that is free from rocket …

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Aquarian Space Aims To Bring High Speed Internet To the Moon and Mars

Startup Aquarian Space has received seed funding to bring high speed internet to the moon and then eventually to Mars. The $650,000 injection of funds from Draper Associates makes the projected 2024 broadband communication capabilities between Earth and the Moon a closer reality. Entitled the Solnet; “High-speed delivery satellite networks” with speeds up to 100 …

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Nissan, Teledyne, and Sierra Space combine forces to design the Lunar Terrain Vehicle

Teledyne Brown Engineering, Sierra Space, and Nissan have all been pursuing space technology to a varying degree. At the 37th Space Symposium in Colorado, these three companies announced they will be working together with Nasa to build a crewed vehicle for further exploration and scientific research on the Moon. Since the 1960s Teledyne Brown Engineering …

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