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EarthNow fleshes out planetary video plan

BELLEVUE, Wash. — A satellite startup called EarthNow is laying out the details of its plan to blanket our planet with high-resolution, real-time, live-video coverage from a 500-satellite constellation in orbit, with support from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Europe’s Airbus, Japan’s … Continue reading

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Why space engineers move to (and leave) Seattle

A new employment study indicates that roughly 3,000 people are directly employed by Washington state’s space industry, and roughly half of them are at Blue Origin, Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ space venture. Most of Blue Origin’s 1,500 employees work at the … Continue reading

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EarthNow satellite video venture draws big backers

The latest spinout from Intellectual Ventures, EarthNow, says it’s coming out of stealth mode with backing from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and other high-profile investors. Bellevue, Wash.-based EarthNow aims to operate a fleet of small satellites that will send continuous real-time … Continue reading

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