NASA partners with commercial companies to return to the moon

Jul 19, 2019
NASA is looking to commercial partners to figure out crew transports, use of lunar resources and surviving extreme environments.
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has plans to send people to the moon.
Blue Origin

Amazon wants to deliver broadband from orbit

Apr 8, 2019
Amazon recently confirmed plans to provide internet connectivity from orbit.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at a press conference in Santa Monica, California.
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GPS glitch could confuse navigation devices on April 6

Mar 18, 2019
Older equipment may lose its grip on space and time when its clocks roll over.
A taxi driver uses a navigator while driving in Tokyo.
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Private enterprise will help NASA return to the moon

Nov 30, 2018
NASA is partnering with nine private aerospace companies to begin missions back to the earth's only natural, permanent satellite.
A NASA picture taken by U.S. crew commander Eugene A. Cernan on Dec. 13, 1972, shows astronaut and geologist Harrison H. Schmitt seated in the Lunar Roving Vehicle. The last manned U.S. spacecraft to touch down on the moon was Apollo 17.
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Rural Georgia county sees space as economic engine

Feb 3, 2016
County hopes to build a private spaceport, and create Georgia’s own space coast
The SpaceX CRS-Falcon 9 launch at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
SpaceX

Jet engine finally meets a moving assembly line

Feb 2, 2016
Jet engines weren't built like cars before because they were a low volume business
Jet engines, suspended from a track on the ceiling, are moved down the assembly line. 
Courtesy, Pratt & Whitney

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