WorldVu, a Satellite Startup Aiming To Provide Global Internet Connectivity, Continues To Grow Absent Clear Google Relationship


 WorldVu has secured Ku-band spectrum from international regulators for a constellation of several hundred satellites to provide global Internet connectivity has grown to 30 people.

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VIDEO | Google’s Project Tango & NASA’s SPHERES


In recent years, members of Congress and their staffs have been relatively receptive to Carberry’s message.

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Moffett Federal Airfield’s Hangar One, an enormous structure built to house airships in the 1930s, was torn down to its skeletal structure in 2012 because toxic chemicals from its roof and siding were polluting nearby air and groundwater. Credit: NASA

VIDEO | Google Hangout Chat with Elon Musk and Richard Branson


"Can a commercial customer be certain that access to that pad is going to there for two, three, four, five years out?” Rob Meyerson, president of startup Blue Origin, said

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Google Lunar X Prize Seeks Experts for Panel of Judges


The Google Lunar X Prize is looking to assemble a panel of experts to help judge the $30 million competition to land a privately funded rover on the Moon.

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More Google Lunar X Prize Mergers Expected


SAN FRANCISCO — Competition for the Google Lunar X Prize is heating up with the May 30 announcement of the first major acquisition of one team by another and widespread discussion among team leaders of additional mergers.

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Soyuz Failure Was ‘Singular Occasion,’ Russian Space Chief Says [AP via Google News]


Vladimir Popovkin, head of the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, said Oct. 7 that inspections have found that the Soyuz rockets intended to carry crew and cargo to the international space station do not have the flaw that caused the crash of an unmanned cargo ship bound for the station in August, the Associated Press reported.

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