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Virgin Galactic is finally moving to New Mexico’s Spaceport America for tourist flights to space

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic announced Friday that after years of waiting and delays, it will finally move its operations to Spaceport America, the launch site in rural New Mexico that bills itself as “the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport.” For years the spaceport, which cost New Mexico taxpayers $ 220 million to build, waited for […]

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Amazon wants to launch 3,236 satellites so it can rain down internet from space

Brent Lewis/Getty Images Amazon started off selling books over the internet. Jump forward almost 25 years to the present day and CEO Jeff Bezos’ retail behemoth has expanded its aspirations to cover science fiction-sounding concepts like drone-based deliveries and flying warehouses. Its latest goal may be its most potentially world-changing, however. According to recent filings […]