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Reality show to award contestant with trip to International Space Station

19 Sep 2020

A U.S.-based production company is pitching a reality TV show based on a worldwide hunt for a space-loving contestant who would win a ride to the International Space Station, as NASA opens up space to entertainers and advertisers.

NASA mulls possible mission to Venus after recent discovery of possible life

18 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON NASA is considering approving by next April up to two planetary science missions from four proposals under review, including one to Venus that scientists involved in the project said could help determine whether or not that planet harbors life. | Video

NASA sets out to buy moon resources mined by private companies

11 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON NASA on Thursday launched an effort to pay companies to mine resources on the moon, announcing it would buy from them rocks, dirt and other lunar materials as the U.S. space agency seeks to spur private extraction of coveted off-world resources for its use.

Exclusive: Boeing to face independent ethics probe over lunar lander bid - document

10 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON Boeing Co is submitting to an independent review of its compliance and ethics practices, according to an agreement struck with NASA and the U.S. Air Force and seen by Reuters, part of widening fallout from its behavior in bidding to supply lunar landing vehicles.

Daredevil David Blaine floats high above Arizona desert on balloons

03 Sep 2020

Daredevil David Blaine performed his latest stunt on Wednesday, ascending nearly 25,000 feet (7,600 meters) into the Arizona sky while hanging from a cluster of jumbo-sized balloons before parachuting safely back to earth. | Video

David Blaine pulls off high flying balloon 'Ascension' stunt

03 Sep 2020

Daredevil David Blaine performed his latest stunt on Wednesday, ascending nearly 25,000 feet (7,600 meters) into the Arizona sky while hanging from a cluster of jumbo-sized balloons before parachuting safely back to earth. | Video

Bill Gates invests $78 million in satellite antenna firm Kymeta

25 Aug 2020

Billionaire Bill Gates is leading satellite antenna firm Kymeta’s latest funding round with a $78 million investment, the company’s president told Reuters.

U.S. prosecutors probe ex-NASA official, Boeing over space contract - sources

15 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into whether NASA's former head of human spaceflight gave Boeing Co improper guidance during a lucrative lunar-lander contract competition, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

U.S. Justice Dept opens probe into ex-NASA official, Boeing over space contract: sources

15 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE, Aug 14 The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into whether NASA's former head of human spaceflight gave Boeing Co improper guidance during a lucrative lunar-lander contract competition, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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