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Watch Out Musk and Bezos: There’s a New Contender in the Space Race

By | May 25, 2017 at 5:50 pm

While governments appear to have stopped making space travel a priority, private companies have taken up the mantle and made serious strides in reaching the stars. Whether it’s Elon Musk’s company SpaceX and their self-landing rockets or Jeff Bezo’s company Blue Origin making space travel possible…

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Meet NASA’s iTech Top 25 Startup Semifinalists

By | May 4, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The NASA iTech competition pits tech innovators from all around the country against each other in order to determine which 25 finalists have the ideas that hold “the most potential impact on future space exploration and support development of the most promising solutions.” The Innovation…

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NASA to Launch Rocket Live in 360° Video

By | Apr 17, 2017 at 5:50 pm

The list of 360° on YouTube is a lot longer than it was just a few years ago. From a 4,000 foot drop to riding with the Blue Angels, there is no shortage of immersive excitement on the world’s most popular video site. And now, you…

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Kira Blackwell of NASA iTech Talks Space, Girls in Tech and Startups – Interview

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Upon the discovery of seven Earth-size planets and the goal to travel to Mars in 2030, NASA is seeking out new solutions to help them reach new moonshots. NASA iTech is a collaborative initiative designed to help address gaps in future technologies needed for…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Design Trends, Space Travel, and Women Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 10, 2017 at 12:45 pm

There are only so many hours in the day. Between work, school, hobbies, and Netflix, it can be hard to find to time to read your favorite publication. Fortunately, Tech.Co knows your short on time, which is why we’ve put together a list of this…

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The $1 Million XPRIZE Competition Will Help Ensure the Safety of Women

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 5:50 pm

One in three women globally have faced sexual or physical violence in their lifetime, and in a study by the United Nations, 92 percent of women in New Dehli have experienced some form of violence in public spaces in their lifetime. Here in the…

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4 Entrepreneurs Changing the Way We Think About Space Travel

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 10:30 am

In 1969, man walked on the Moon. Since then, we haven’t done much. Sure, man made a few return trip and has viewed a lot further into the universe than ever expected. But as far as space travel is concerned, there hasn’t been much…

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SpaceX Is Sending People to the Moon in 2018

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 4:57 pm

SpaceX founder Elon Musk just announced his company has been paid by two private individuals to go on a privately crewed trip around the moon next year. The story broke after a live announcement Elon had planned for 1 p.m. PST did not go live as…

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13 Elon Musk Quotes That Will Make You Excited for the Future

By | Jan 30, 2017 at 11:20 am

On more than one occasion, Elon Musk has been lorded as the real world Iron Man. With more futuristic endeavors under his care than the writer for the Jetsons, Musk has shown the world that sustainability, artificial intelligence, and space travel are not sci-fi…

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Moon Express Has Fully Funded Their Trip to the Moon

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 3:30 pm

At Innovate! and Celebrate 2016, Naveen Jain sat down with Frank Gruber and discussed everything from the future of innovation to lunar exploration. As the founder and chairman of Moon Express, the first private company given permission to travel to the Moon, Jain has championed…

Startups & Apps

10 Space Startups Reaching for the Stars

By | Jun 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Space is the final frontier – humans have dreamed of making the trip beyond the stars for longer than we can remember. And while we’ve checked the moon off the list of places to go, there is so much more to explore. Luckily, SpaceX has…

Trends

A Donut Traveled to Space Before You [VIDEO]

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm

It’s Friday afternoon, and if you happen to be on the East Coast, it’s probably a lot colder today than it has been the rest of the week – winter once again clawing its way back into our lives. If the colder temperatures weren’t…

Profiles

Meet the Female Version of Elon Musk

By | Mar 11, 2015 at 10:00 am

Jane Poynter wants to invite you to sip a cocktail at the edge of space, peacefully ensconced in her elegant, balloon-powered capsule that will float customers outside the earth’s atmosphere and back – almost 20 miles high – starting around 2016. This project, called World…

Opinion/Analysis

100 Candidates for Mars One: The Internet Responds

By | Feb 17, 2015 at 5:30 pm

This morning, Mars One, the nonprofit group aimed at establishing a human colony on Mars by 2025, announced its final 100 candidates for the one-way mission to Mars. The candidates have been narrowed down from the initial 200,000 applicants; in the end, 24 people will be…

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Elon Musk Thinks Lipstick is Great, but Would Rather Colonize Mars

By | Oct 27, 2014 at 1:06 pm

MIT’s Aeronautics and Astronautics Department turned 100 this year, and last week they held a Centennial Symposium to celebrate advancements in the last century and discuss the future of aerospace. Elon Musk, notable futurist, architect of the beloved Tesla automobile, and founder of SpaceX, was…

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Mars One: A Startup To Send Humans To Mars By 2023

By | Aug 16, 2012 at 9:00 am

The landing of Mars Rover Curiosity has launched a new excitement around space exploration – and not just in the US. A Dutch startup called Mars One is looking to take your curiosity even further by pledging to put humans on a one-way trip to Mars by…