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bloomberg.com - Natalie Wong - Office Space for Rent in Manhattan Hits Highest Level Since 2003
Office Space for Rent in Manhattan Hits Highest Level Since 2003
Bloomberg

Manhattan hasn't had this much available office space since 2003, according to a report by Colliers International. The availability rate rose to 13.5% in November, with more companies looking to sublease their offices, Colliers said. The pandemic…

techcrunch.com - Darrell Etherington - Find out how we're working toward living and working in space at TC Sessions: Space 2020
Find out how we're working toward living and working in space at TC Sessions: Space 2020
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Axiom Space / SEArch+ / NASA / Sierra Nevada Corporation The idea of people going to live and work in space, outside of the extremely unique case of the International Space Station, has long been the strict domain of science fiction.

sciencemag.org - Lucy Hicks Nov. 19 - Europe plans space claw to capture orbiting junk
Europe plans space claw to capture orbiting junk
Science

The European Space Agency (ESA) today finalized a contract to launch a mission in 2025 that will be the first to capture and dispose of a piece of orbiting space junk. The ClearSpace-1 mission, built by Swiss startup ClearSpace, will home in on a…

arstechnica.com - Eric Berger - Space balloon company raises funds, will conduct first test flight next year
Space balloon company raises funds, will conduct first test flight next year
Ars Technica

A company that plans to send passengers to the edge of space in a pressurized vehicle beneath a large balloon said Wednesday it is on track to fly a demonstration mission next year and has raised the funds needed to accomplish this. Space…

wsj.com - James T. Areddy - China Lands a Probe on the Moon as It Pursues Space Ambitions
China Lands a Probe on the Moon as It Pursues Space Ambitions
Wall Street Journal

China on Tuesday said it landed a probe on the moon in its latest space endeavor and humanity's first bid since the 1970s to return lunar samples to Earth. The successful touchdown came a little more than a week after the unmanned Chang'e 5 probe…

stanford.edu - Testing the Space Governance System
Testing the Space Governance System
Stanford University

Timiebi Aganaba, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University * Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone. Register in advance for this webinar:…

phys.org - Joe McDonald and Victoria Milko - China's space ambitions: robot on Mars, a human on the moon
China's space ambitions: robot on Mars, a human on the moon
Phys.org

by Joe McDonald and Victoria Milko China's landing of its third probe on the moon is part of an increasingly ambitious space program that has a robot rover en route to Mars, is developing a reusable space plane and is planning to put humans back on…

phys.org - Science X staff - China's 'space dream': A Long March to the Moon and beyond
China's 'space dream': A Long March to the Moon and beyond
Phys.org

China's landing this week of a probe on the Moon—the first attempt by any nation to retrieve lunar samples in four decades—underlined just how far the country has come in achieving its space dream. Beijing has poured billions into its…

geekwire.com - Radian Aerospace pursues a stealthy and unorthodox plan for orbital space plane
Radian Aerospace pursues a stealthy and unorthodox plan for orbital space plane
GeekWire

For years, Renton, Wash.-based Radian Aerospace has been working on a rocket project while holding its cards close to the vest. Now several of the big puzzle pieces have been put together to reveal what Radian's executives and backers have in mind:…

cnet.com - Claire Reilly - How Boeing is building the world's most powerful deep-space rocket
How Boeing is building the world's most powerful deep-space rocket
CNET

NASA is sending astronauts back to the moon and on to Mars atop the biggest rocket in history. Boeing reveals why its Space Launch System will shape our deep space future. When NASA sends the first woman and the next man to the moon, those…

chicagobusiness.com - State offers incentive for lab space development
State offers incentive for lab space development
Crain's Chicago Business

As a rush of life sciences companies hunt for lab space to perform biotech and pharmaceutical research, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is dangling an incentive he hopes will push developers to build more of it in Illinois.In a small but symbolic move aimed at…

cnet.com - Eric Mack - Virgin Orbit will try again to blast LauncherOne to space before Christmas
Virgin Orbit will try again to blast LauncherOne to space before Christmas
CNET

The first attempt in May failed to make orbit. This time the stakes are higher, with (nonhuman) passengers on board. Richard Branson is hoping to kick off the holiday season by shooting a rocket to space from midair later this month. The Virgin…

hackaday.com - Jenny List - Spacing Out: Rocks From The Moon, Rocks From Mars, A Near Miss, And Some Interesting Launches
Spacing Out: Rocks From The Moon, Rocks From Mars, A Near Miss, And Some Interesting Launches
Hackaday

Sure, the SpaceX crew made it safely to the ISS, but there's plenty happening beyond just that particular horizon. The Chinese National Space Administration have launched their Chang'e 5 mission to collect and return lunar rock samples, a…

barstoolsports.com - hubbs - The Future is Here: Space X Plans To Have The First Ever Car Race On The Moon in 2021
The Future is Here: Space X Plans To Have The First Ever Car Race On The Moon in 2021
Barstool Sports

An ambitious startup is sending a pair of 5.5 pound, remotely-controlled racecars to the lunar surface to hold the first ever car race on the Moon, New Atlas reports — and a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will help them get there as soon as October…

pennlive.com - Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com - Luxury penthouse condominium in heart of Harrisburg: Cool Spaces
Luxury penthouse condominium in heart of Harrisburg: Cool Spaces
pennlive

Between the amazing views and the bustling location, this penthouse condominium has it all in the heart of Harrisburg. A short walk is all it takes to get to the Broad Street Market, the Midtown Cinema, and restaurants such as Millworks and Cafe…

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