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Could space-going billionaires be the vanguard of a cosmic revolution? | Martin Rees
For humanity truly to slip the surly bonds of Earth, private funds and intrepid thrill-seekers will be required, says astronomer Martin Rees

Martin Rees

30, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Jeff Bezos is worth $160bn – yet Congress might bail out his space company | Bernie Sanders
If we are going to send more humans to the Moon and eventually to Mars, will the goal be to benefit the people of the US and the world, or to make billionaires even richer?

Bernie Sanders

22, Apr, 2022 @10:19 AM

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To the moon and beyond: what 2022 holds for space travel
From lunar missions to anti-asteroid defence systems, there are plenty of exciting scientific developments to look forward to

Robin McKie

02, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Nasa’s Webb telescope is a joy. But it’s the private ventures that push at limits | Martin Rees
Spacefaring adventurers, living and experimenting with new technology, could potentially spawn a post-human era

Martin Rees

02, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Moonwatch: Nasa resumes work on lunar lander
Agency says human landing will not be possible until 2025 at the earliest after lawsuit delays project

Stuart Clark

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Tech mogul who joined William Shatner in space on Blue Origin dies in air crash
Glen de Vries and Thomas Fischer were aboard a single-engine Cessna that went down Thursday in northern New Jersey

Guardian staff and agencies

12, Nov, 2021 @9:07 PM

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‘What a fool’: fellow actors criticise William Shatner’s space flight
Dame Joan Collins and Brian Cox unimpressed by historic trip, saying ‘let’s take care of this planet first’

Caroline Davies

22, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How did Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin fail to dominate the billionaire space race?
The company employs the world’s top engineers and has access to unlimited money but is plagued by safety concerns and toxic workplace culture

Daniel Oberhaus

16, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘This comforter of blue’: how Shatner’s blast into space became an ode to Earth
Captain Kirk’s profound reflection on our home planet was an ironic outcome for a trip that was meant to boost space travel

Matthew Cantor

14, Oct, 2021 @7:52 PM

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