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Humanity is pushing further outside of our atmosphere. We take a look at the space tech coming out of places like NASA, SpaceX, and Blue Origin that is powering the space exploration of tomorrow.

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SpaceX just filed a request to run 30,000 more Starlink satellites in orbit

The company wants permission to turn its proposed mega-constellation into a behemoth in low Earth orbit. But its motives are unclear.

SpaceX deploying its Starlink satellite fleet.
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Virgin Orbit says it wants to send tiny spacecraft to Mars in 2022

The company’s LauncherOne system is designed to send satellites to low-Earth orbit. Does it really have the power to send a payload to the Red Planet?

Photo illustration of Mars and Virgin's LauncherOne
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Rocket ride-shares could make going to space like catching a bus

Rocket launches that leave on a regular schedule will make it much cheaper and easier to get small satellites into orbit.

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch.
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Could a habitable planet orbit a supermassive black hole?

A black hole offers plenty of energy sources that might give life a foothold. But a NASA scientist has determined that despite what you saw in the movies, habitable conditions nearby are pretty unlikely.

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