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This Startup Just Built A New Radar System To Track Space Junk

Leolabs announced Monday that its third radar installation, which was constructed in New Zealand, will allow the company to better track objects in space — even objects as small as 2 centimeters.
By Alex Knapp 3 min read
1 week ago

Boeing Plans To Invest $20 Million In Space Tourism Company Virgin Galactic

On Tuesday morning, Boeing announced that it intended to invest $20 million investment in Virgin Galactic, the space tourism company founded by Richard Branson.
By Alex Knapp 2 min read
1 week ago

Health Testing Startup UBiome Files For Chapter 7 With Plans To Shut Down

San Francisco microbiome startup uBiome has filed a motion to move into Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which would mean ceasing its operations and liquidating its assets.
By Alex Knapp 3 min read
2 weeks ago

A College For The Cosmos: The Colorado School Training Its Students To Become Space Colonizers

The Colorado School of Mines began in 1874 as a place to teach students how to suck up the resources on this planet. Its future? Showing students how to become astro-engineers on other planets.
By Alex Knapp 4 min read
2 weeks ago

QC Ware Joins The Growing Ranks Of Companies Offering Quantum Cloud Computing Services

QCWare, a Palo Alto-based startup that offers quantum computing-as-a-service, announced this week that it’s opened up a public beta of its quantum cloud service.
By Alex Knapp 4 min read
2 weeks ago

Satellite Startup Spire Raised $40 Million To Bring Its Weather Forecasts To Asia

The small satellite startup, which now has over 100 satellites in orbit, will be bringing more weather data to the Asia-Pacific region.
By Alex Knapp 2 min read
3 weeks ago

This Startup Raised $2.7 Million To Build The Java Of Quantum Computing

Boston-based Aliro Technologies aims to create a hardware-agnostic platform for programming quantum computers.
By Alex Knapp 2 min read
1 month ago

This Startup Raised $15 Million To Reduce Errors In Quantum Computing

Q-CTRL, an Australian-based quantum computing software company that applies principles of control engineering to quantum hardware, announced Tuesday that it had raised a $15 million series A funding...
By Alex Knapp 3 min read