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  • Opportunities and challenges in commercializing space privately Crunch Network

    Opportunities and challenges in commercializing space privately

    The dawn of the space age was, in many ways, a direct response to heightened competitive political and military rhetoric from major global superpowers in the latter part of the previous century. The need for diversification as a means to mitigate technology-related risk ultimately served as a catalyst to open up the world of space to private enterprise. Read More

  • 2020 is set to be the biggest year yet for Mars exploration

    2020 is set to be the biggest year yet for Mars exploration

    2020 is set to be a good year for Mars exploration. The United States, China, the United Arab Emirates, Europe and Russia all have planned Mars missions that are scheduled to launch, or likely to launch, in that year. There have been more than 40 missions to Mars throughout history. Some of these missions were failures, while others completed their goals and are no longer operational. Today… Read More

  • Ambitious Startups Could Signal The Coming Of A Second Space Age

    Ambitious Startups Could Signal The Coming Of A Second Space Age

    In late March, the American Geophysical Union announced that the Voyager I space probe became the first man-made object to leave our solar system. Just a few hours later though, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shot down that claim noting that the tell-tale sign of hitting interstellar space (a “change in the direction of the magnetic field”) hasn’t been detected… Read More