XPrize ends its $30 million race to moon without a winner

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January 23, 2018 – By Heather Kelly  @heatherkelly. Original Post can be found at http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/23/technology/google-lunar-xprize-ending/index.html The first privately funded trip to the moon will have to wait.   The XPrize Foundation is ending its Google-sponsored, decade-long competition to land a robot on the moon without choosing a winner. That means none of the five final teams… Read more »

Primo Levi on the Spiritual Value of Science and How Space Exploration Brings Humanity Closer Together

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By Maria Popova. Original Post can be found on www.brainpickings.org. Photograph © Jillian Edelstein with kind permission of the artist. “For good or evil, we are a single people: the more we become conscious of this, the less difficult and long will be humanity’s progress toward justice and peace.” “It’s part of the nature of… Read more »

Not Exactly Rocket Science

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January 8th, 2018 – By Hank Sparks The original post can be found at http://harvardpolitics.com/united-states/53536/ In the years before America’s triumphant 1969 moon landing, there was panic. In 1957, the Soviet Union had successfully launched Sputnik, the first artificial Earth satellite. Sputnik, a “dazzling new sight in the heavens,” was an extraordinary human accomplishment. The… Read more »

Space For Humanity Voted Top 10 NewSpace Company!

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January 2nd, 2018 – We at Space For Humanity are honored to have been voted among the top 10 New Space companies for 2017. A big thank you to those of you who helped us get there by supporting our mission and voting for us. What a great way to launch into 2018! Let’s make… Read more »

Want to travel to space? Eunice Olsen can help

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November 3, 2017 – By Yunita Ong The New Paper, Singapore The original post can be found at: http://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/travel/want-travel-space-olsen-can-help Think space travel and you may conjure up images of intrepid astronauts like Neil Armstrong or sci-fi films like Star Trek. But it is also a dream destination for ordinary citizens around the world, including Singaporeans.… Read more »

The Great American Eclipse

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August 17, 2017 – By Sarah Cruddas The original post can be found at: http://spaceangels.com/post/the-great-american-eclipse Image credit: ABC News On August 21st all eyes across America will be on the skies, for a once in a lifetime astronomical event, a total solar eclipse and the first to cross the US coast to coast in 99… Read more »

NewSpace People – Interview with Space for Humanity

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The original interview can be found at: http://www.newspacepeople.com/updates/newspace-people-interview-with-space-for-humanity What Is the Background of Space for Humanity’s Top Management? Dylan Taylor – Founder Dylan Taylor is a leading angel investor, thought leader, futurist, and founding partner of Space Angels, a global network of commercial aerospace investors and entrepreneurs. As an early-stage investor in more than 40… Read more »

Space for Humanity Welcomes New Executive Director Rebecca Schaeffer

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Non-profit Space for Humanity welcomes humanitarian Rebecca Schaeffer to lead the organization, as it prepares to receive thousands of applications for its first all-expenses paid trip to the edge of space targeted for the end of 2018. As a global leader with diverse experience across business, non-profit, and government sectors, Schaeffer has given voice to… Read more »

Pioneers Selects Sean Swarner as its Astronaut!

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An interview with our nominee for Space For Humanity’s first flight to the edge of space This article was published on Pioneers.io by Richard AsherWriter We have the final nominee for our Pioneers astronaut hunt! Congratulations to American cancer survivor and adventurer Sean Swarner, who has conquered Everest and both poles with one lung. A true… Read more »

Space For Humanity: Democratize Space – Leonard David

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By Leonard David, June 28, 2017 The original article can be found on Leonard’s website: Space for Humanity: Democratize Space Space for Humanity is a just-announced non-profit organization that will select a non-astronaut to travel to the edge of space at the end of 2018. The organization was launched at NewSpace 2017, being held this week… Read more »