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SpaceX Rival OneWeb Files for Bankruptcy, Citing Covid-19 as a Factor

Launch of Soyuz rocket carrying OneWeb satellites. Image: RoscosmosTelecommunications firm OneWeb has filed for bankruptcy, leaving the status of its orbital internet constellation, which currently consists of 74 satellites, in doubt. The debt-stricken company said it failed to secure required funding on account of the covid-19 pandemic.OneWeb announced on Friday…
bubmag
March 30, 2020
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The first SpaceX Dragon capsule is taking its final flight

The launch marks the Dragon’s last mission as the capsule makes way for SpaceX’s updated and improved Dragon 2 capsule, which will begin making resupply runs to the space station in October.Alongside cargo to resupply the ISS, the Dragon will be bringing along payloads for experimental research aboard the space…
bubmag
March 7, 2020
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SpaceX will fly space tourists to the ISS as soon as next year

Elon Musk's company originally developed the capsule to take astronauts to space from US soil, and its first manned flight with NASA astronauts is expected to take place between April and June. However, it also intends to expand the spacecraft's uses to include taking paying astronauts outside our planet. In…
bubmag
March 6, 2020