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To Infinity and Beyond: European Space Agency Picks Leicester for Space Tech Incubation Centre

To Infinity and Beyond: European Space Agency picks Leicester for space tech incubation centre

How Space Park Leicester will look The European Space Agency (ESA) has picked Leicester to launch a branch of its Business Incubation Centre for space tech start-ups. The agency is extending what has been called the biggest programme of its kind in the world to Space Park Leicester , the £100 million research and business facility being built in the shadow of the National Space Centre.

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Lots Going On In Space Business

Editor’s comment: Lots in space

Start the countdown: Five… space tourism will soon be a reality. Four… SpaceX Nasa mission Crew Dragon capsule docks with The International Space Station. Three… Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit rocket mission hits debut snag. Two… Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites light up May’s night skies. One… spaceports move ever closer to launching first rockets from UK soil.

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Russian Startup Looks to Be the Space ‘Junkman’

Russian startup looks to be space’s ‘junkman’

See the original article here: Russian startup looks to be space’s ‘junkman’ The Russian space tech startup that had planned to use satellites as an “orbital billboard” to display constellation-like advertisements in the night sky says it has put that project on hold “after receiving many comments and a lot of constructive criticism.” Instead, StartRocket is now working on a

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Commercialization of Space Activities in India

Commercialization of space activities in India

On May 16 this year, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman electrified the Space community with the bold announcement on boosting private participation in Space activities. Here is what the minister said: Indian private sector will be a co-traveler in the country’s Space sector journey. India will provide level playing field for private companies in satellites, launches and Space-based services.

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In Cloud Computing, Open Source Becomes Big Business

In Cloud Computing, Open Source Becomes Big Business

See the original article here: In Cloud Computing, Open Source Becomes Big Business In 2010, open source software, once the playpen of renegade hackers and hobbyists, had already gone mainstream. Cloud computing was newer and less defined, but already commercially available. That year, a small team of engineers at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley brought the two

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The Middle East’s Mission to Mars

The Middle East’s Mission to Mars

See the original article here: The Middle East’s Mission to Mars (Bloomberg Businessweek) — On the afternoon of Sept. 25 last year, Hazza Al Mansouri walked a gantlet of camera phone-wielding well-wishers at Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome. In step to his left were Russian commander Oleg Skripochka, a veteran on his third mission, and American flight engineer Jessica Meir, a first-timer

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Spaceflight after the Pandemic

Spaceflight after the pandemic

See the original article here: Spaceflight after the pandemic The pandemic has created crowing demand for broadband that could be an opportunity for constellations like SpaceX’s Starlink, if they can afford to build and launch their satellites. (credit: SpaceX) Comments (0) A crisis as big as the coronavirus pandemic can’t help but change the world. The space industry will change.

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