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economic impactChina and Europe Hope to be 15 Years Behind SpaceX on Reusable Rockets

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Ariane is working on a reusable rocket engine called Prometheus and they created animation of the Themis reusable rocket design. The Themis project will build a multiple-engine first-stage rocket that launches vertically and lands near the launch site. The Prometheus …

astronomyMilky Way Weighs 1.5 Trillion Suns and Most is Dark Matter

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite have more precisely weighed the Milky Way galaxy. Above – On the left is a Hubble Space Telescope image of a portion of the globular star cluster NGC 5466. …

antiagingReal Antiaging Will Have 100 Times the Impact of HIV Drugs on the World

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HIV drugs turned what was a death sentence within about 5 years into a chronic condition where treated people have almost the same lifespan as those who are not infected. Currently, HIV drugs cost $75 in Africa and $39,000 in …

3dWorld’s Largest 3D Printed Rocket Engine

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Space startup Orbex has revealed the world’s largest 3D printed rocket engine. The Orbex prototype of the Stage 2 rocket is made from a specially-formulated lightweight carbon fiber and aluminium composite. It includes the world’s largest 3-D printed rocket engine. …

coalGermany Plans to Shutdown All Coal Power Plants by 2038

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Germany has announced that they will close down all coal power plants by 2038 according to Clean Energy Wire. Germany plans to close 25% of existing coal-burning plants (12.5 gigawatts) by 2022. This will be 24 coal plants shut within …

brazilWill the loyalty of Venezuela’s military follow the money?

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How will Maduro be able to keep the loyalty of the military when Guaido has all the money? The USA has already started to arrange to give all of its oil purchase money and gold to Venezuela’s new President Guaido. …

europePTScientists to Examine 2025 ESA Moon Mining Mission

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The European Space Agency ESA and ArianeGroup, as prime contractor of a consortium of Arianegroup, Space Application Services and PTScientists, have signed a contract to study and prepare ESA’s planned ISRU mission. The European Space Agency (ESA) is hoping to …

europeAriane Cutting Launch Prices for Ariane 5 by 40%

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Ariane is cutting the prices for a launch with the Ariane 5 rocket by 40%. Ariane can launch two large satellites in the same mission by stacking them. Arianespace is competing for two major launch contracts in the Asia-Pacific region …

australiaElon Musk and CERN Confirm Discussions for Cheaper Future Collider

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Three days ago when CERN announced the Future Collider, Nextbigfuture described the obvious benefits for Elon Musk’s Boring Company to dig the 100-kilometer tunnel. Today, Elon Musk has tweeted confirmation that he has talked to the Director of CERN about …

dronesGigafactory 3 Video and Satellite Pictures

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Buildingtesla.com has pictures from the European Space Agency – Sentinal 2 from December 17, 2018 to January 21, 2019. The satellite pictures from Sentinal 2 show some new roads and a white pad. The white pad could be cement. Sentinel-2 …