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Space factory startup Varda secures NASA partnerships ahead of demo flight next year

Space factory startup Varda secures NASA partnerships ahead of demo flight next year

Varda co-founders Varda Space Industries Early stage Varda Space Industries has signed a pair of agreements with NASA, the company announced Friday, securing access to key technologies the company will need for the first demonstration of its space factory system. Varda’s goal is to develop a new method for manufacturing materials in space, an opportunity …

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Smart sleep masks claim to help us sleep by enlisting the support of other senses 60 per cent of people reported an increase in sleep problems post pandemic. The Musicozy mask plays tunes through speakers hidden in soft fleece

They sing you lullabies, give heat massages and use cutting edge Nasa technology

Many of us wear an eye mask to block out light when we sleep, but what if your mask could also sing lullabies, give massages and harnessed the latest NASA technology?  Enter the new wave of high-tech eye tech which promises to do just that. These ‘smart’ masks claim to help us nod off by …

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Space company Masten files for bankruptcy after struggle with NASA moon contract

Space company Masten files for bankruptcy after struggle with NASA moon contract

Lunar-focused company Masten Space Systems filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday, with the venture winnowed down to a handful of people after layoffs and furloughs. The space company declared as its debts ballooned, tracing back to a NASA contract awarded to Masten two years ago. Once seen as a major win for the …

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Why everyone's wearing NASA-branded clothes | CNN Business

Why everyone’s wearing NASA-branded clothes | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  On any given day, a thirty minute walk around New York City can yield at least a few NASA logo sightings. They’re on backpacks, t-shirts, sneakers, hats, sweatshirts, phone cases, tote bags and jackets. Once you start noticing them, it’s hard to stop. There have been several trend pieces about …

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Startups and NASA working to return passenger supersonic flights to the sky

Startups and NASA working to return passenger supersonic flights to the sky

If you have ever suffered through what felt like an endless flight on a cramped plane, you might jump at the chance to get to your destination in half the time. Does New York to Los Angeles in under three hours sound appealing? The last commercial supersonic flight was almost 20 years ago, and even …

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SpaceX faces NASA hurdle for Starship backup launch pad

SpaceX faces NASA hurdle for Starship backup launch pad

Starship prototypes are pictured at the SpaceX South Texas launch site near Brownsville, Texas, U.S., May 22, 2022. Picture taken May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – NASA wants Elon Musk’s SpaceX to ensure its plan to launch its next-generation Starship rocket …

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NASA inspector general issues a scathing report on moon effort

NASA inspector general issues a scathing report on moon effort

Placeholder while article actions load For years NASA has struggled with ballooning costs of the rocket and spacecraft it wants to use to send astronauts to the moon. Now it has significant problems with an obscure, but vital, piece of hardware used to transport and launch the rocket: a tower of scaffolding known as a …

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