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Africa"s space race

Africa is edging forward into space exploration, as South Africa builds the world's biggest telescope and Nigeria plans to send an astronaut to space......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

Africa: A shrinking space for autocrats

Jammeh’s exit from Gambia is being hailed as proof of democracy’s resilience in region.....»»

Category: topSource: ft12 hr. 46 min. ago

"Hidden Figures" Adds Up to a Hollywood Success Story

The PG-rated, mid-budget drama featuring three African-American women as a trio of brilliant NASA workers during the age of the Space Race and Jim Crow has garnered attention in Hollywood because of its continuing box-office triumphs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 20th, 2017

IBMVoice: On Martin Luther King Day, We Celebrate Early STEM Pioneers Portrayed In "Hidden Figures" Movie

During the Space Race in the early 1960s, three "human computers" were instrumental in gettin.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 16th, 2017

Here’s how China could be the underdog that wins the space race of the 21st century

Over the recent years, China has stepped up their space game. The CEO of Space Angels Network, Chad Anderson, explains how China could rival with the leading forces in space explorations. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2017

‘Hidden Figures’ uncovers unsung heroines of the Space Race

Alan Shepard. John Glenn. Neil Armstrong. These are the early heroes of the U.S. space program, the first Americans to travel in space and orbit Earth and the first person to set foot on the moon, respectively. None of which would have been possible wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2017

Flick picks: ‘Hidden Figures’ uncovers unsung heroines of the Space Race

Alan Shepard. John Glenn. Neil Armstrong. These are the early heroes of the U.S. space program, the first Americans to travel in space and orbit Earth and the first person to set foot on the moon, respectively. None of which would have been possible wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2017

In space race, Alpha Design beats bigger rivals

In 2004, Alpha Design started with a revenue of Rs 25,000 and has grown to Rs 400 crore in 2015-16.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 28th, 2016

China says it opposes "an arms race in outer space"

ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China's space program must help protect the country's national security, but China is dedicated to the peaceful.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 27th, 2016

SpaceX Mission Delay Could Cost NASA Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

In the race to return astronauts to space, first Boeing and now SpaceX are falling behind schedule......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 25th, 2016

In Africa, a Homegrown Rival Takes On Netflix

Africa’s biggest company is challenging the world’s largest video-on-demand service in the race to lure African eyeballs—and wallets......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 24th, 2016

Japan Joins Race for Space Resources

Japan is leaping into space resources, agreeing to work with a robotic-exploration company to create a blueprint for an industry to extract resources from the moon that would enable more extensive space exploration......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 16th, 2016

Lunch with the FT: Trevor Noah

Over stewed pig’s trotters in London, the comedian talks about growing up mixed-race in South Africa and why the ‘real fun’ in US politics is about to begin.....»»

Category: topSource: ftDec 16th, 2016

‘The Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah

Over stewed pig’s trotters in London, the comedian talks about growing up mixed-race in South Africa and why the ‘real fun’ in US politics is about to begin.....»»

Category: topSource: ftDec 16th, 2016

Senator John Glenn: The Late Great Space Hero In His Own Words

When America needed it most, astronaut John Glenn - the American hero who died yesterday at the age of 95 - came to bat in the Cold War space race against the former Soviet Union, and hit a home run. In his Mercury-Atlas Friendship spacecraft, Glenn manag.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesDec 9th, 2016

Watch For This Africa X-Factor In Copper Prices For 2017

Warnings of a potential surge coming in global copper prices this week. Emerging from a place few observers in the space are focused on. The southern Africa producing nation of Zambia. Copper Prices Industry sources in Zambia told Reuters this […] T.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 1st, 2016

What Billionaire Richard Branson Thinks of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk

"I see [Musk] as a younger version of myself." Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk are the three billionaire entrepreneurs leading the 21st century privately-funded space race. While Elon Musk's SpaceX focuses on launching satellites and trans.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 15th, 2016

Billionaire Space Race

Billionaire Space Race.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 15th, 2016

Bezos rocket company is a new leader in the suborbital space race

Blue Origin’s string of successes means pressure for Virgin Galactic. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 29th, 2016

Postmates Files to Raise Up to $190 Million as Food Delivery Race Heats Up

In the crowded food delivery space, at least five companies are vying for the top spot......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 28th, 2016

The Great Rocket Race

Can a Boeing-Lockheed venture fight off Elon Musk’s SpaceX and maintain satellite-launch supremacy? THE GREAT ROCKET RACE Elon Musk's SpaceX is jousting with a Boeing-Lockheed joint venture for the lucrative business of sending satellites to space. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 26th, 2016