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nasaSpaceX Crew Dragon Escape Demonstration Was Successful

SpaceX tested the escape of the crew dragon. They also purposely blew up the Falcon 9. Retrothrusters were used to re-orient the capsule. Four parachutes deployed and the capsule had a successful splashdown. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented …

futureElon Musk Wants Each Starship to Fly 1000 Flights Per Year and Retire Starships to Mars

Elon Musk tweeted that SpaceX is targeting for each fully reusable Starship to fly 3 flights per day. This will be 1000 flights per year. A fleet of ten Super Heavy starship would be able to take up to 1 …

spaceSpace Startup Investments in 2019 Dominated by Blue Origin, OneWeb and SpaceX

In 2019, Space Investment reached $5.8 billion. 2019 set a record for Space investment. In total from 2009-2019, $25.7 billion was invested into 535 unique space companies since 2009. $767 million was invested into Space companies in the fourth quarter. …

antiagingVenture Capital Accelerating and Shifting to AI and Other Breakthrough Technologies

Global Venture capital for 2018 and 2019 has been about $200-250 billion. US Venture capital reached $130 billion. This surpassed the level in 2000 when it was $100 billion. There is $9-10 billion per year funding Artificial Intelligence and $5.8 …

asteroidVolcanoes Eruptions Had Small Effects Before an Asteroid Killed Dinosaurs

Yale researchers have determined that the asteroid was the main cause of the death of dinosaurs. Massive volcanic eruptions in India in the region known as the Deccan Traps happened well before the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event 66 million years ago …

astronomyCarnival of Space 646

Universe Today – Hubble Captured a Photo of This Huge Spiral Galaxy, 2.5 Times Bigger than the Milky Way With 10 Times the Stars. Universe Today -This is the Core of the Milky Way, Seen in Infrared, Revealing Features Normally …

elon muskUltracheap Satellites and the Multi-trillion SpaceX Future

SpaceX Starlink satellites already cost less than $500,000 each and could reach $250,000 or less. Starlink satellites could beat regular cellphone towers and internet fiber. The SpaceX Starlink satellites have laser communication. The lasers are 40% faster in a vacuum …

aging reversalStatus and Trends in Super Technology at the Start of 2020

It is becoming more important to have a good understanding of the status of developments in ultra-high impact super-technology. The ultra-high potential technology is next level artificial intelligence, next level nanotechnology, breakthrough space and super-genetics and radical anti-aging. Those are …

internet of thingsAliena and NuSpace work on Nanosat Avionics for Autonomous Constellations

Aliena and NuSpace announced collaboration plans to build and demonstrate an integrated avionics suite. The avionic suite will address the demands in the nanosatellite market for constellation management systems. Two local Singapore space companies will work together to develop and …

spaceTesla Starlink Satellite Terminal Will Be a Thin, Flat, Round UFO on a Stick

Elon Musk described the looks of the Starlink Satellite receiver terminal. It will have motors. The satellite receiver will need to be able track the low earth orbit satellites and shift to a different satellite. The satellites will be about …