Monthly Archives: October 2018

Blue Origin and Airbus back ‘The Moon Race’

A new nonprofit organization is partnering with Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture, Airbus and other heavy-hitters to create a moon-centric prize program known as “The Moon Race.” The contest’s goal is to boost technologies that could contribute to sustainable lunar exploration. A … Continue reading

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SEC settlement buoys Tesla share prices

Tesla’s share price jumped today as dramatically as it fell on Sept. 28, thanks largely to this weekend’s settlement of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s complaints against the company and its CEO, Elon Musk. After falling 14 percent on Sept. 28, … Continue reading

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Paul Allen says cancer is back, but voices optimism

Nine years after he underwent treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a potentially fatal but treatable form of cancer, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says the disease has returned. On Twitter and in a blog post, the 65-year-old billionaire investor, philanthropist and self-described “Idea Man” says he and … Continue reading

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Moon Express brings in $12.5M to boost lunar plans

Moon Express, which aims to start missions to the moon within the next couple of years, says it has raised $2.5 million in bridge financing and has begun a $20 million Series B financing round, anchored by a $10 million … Continue reading

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