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Were there any non-state organizations to organize space flight and colonizations in the second half of the 20th century?

Today, we observe a real boom of private spaceflight. Was there anything similar in the second half of the 20th century, at least were any people founding ventures for space business beyond satellite ...
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Does Surrey Satellite's Pathfinder lunar communications relay have customers lined up, or is it “If you build it, they will come”?

After about 24:00 in the BBC podcast Do We Need More Space Stations? BBC reporter Marnie Chesterton talks with Charles Cranston, the project manager for lunar ...
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Why does Blue Origin want to go to the moon?

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin released their first moon lander, Blue Moon. Have Blue Origin published anything about their reasons for going to the moon?
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Globally extensive overview of rocket startup companies

Is there any known report, website or other source from where one can get a comprehensive overview of almost all startup companies related to space rockets or hardware that's dedicated to space ...
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How much of the piggybacked Aireon system rely on its Iridium Next hosts?

The NBC News article Next-generation satellites gave federal officials key data in Boeing 737 Max investigation says: The Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, grounded Boeing's 737 Max ...
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Regulations preventing SpaceX from saying “no” if OneWeb asked them to launch their satellites?

The Forbes article With A Successful Launch, OneWeb Just Joined SpaceX And Others In The Satellite Internet Race says: This marks a turning point in a new generation of communications satellites, ...
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Starlink vs 5G technology, are they directly competing services?

While the world is preparing for 5G mobile technology (which involves new devices for smartphones and stations), SpaceX is going to roll out its Starlink "constellation". What I did not know is that ...