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Marysville-based Gravitics paves new way for next generation space living

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MARYSVILLE—Startup companies are far from a foreign concept for the Seattle metro area but startups that manufacture space stations are few and far between. Gravitics, a Marysville-based startup manufacturing the next generation of spacecraft, hopes to forever change the landscape of orbital space travel by significantly cutting costs while offering more livable space for off-planet […]

Washington poised to be the next Silicon Valley of the space industry, it just needs workers

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KENT, Wash., July 6, 2023—Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and several Washington space industry leaders at the Washington Space Summit on Wednesday, July 5, to discuss regional economic opportunities as the United States revamps its space program to return to the moon and beyond. Washington’s space industry has doubled in the […]

$10 billion James Webb Space Telescope to launch Christmas Day

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WASHINGTON D.C., December 24, 2021 – The James Webb Space Telescope will be the world’s premier space science observatory when it launches Christmas Day, December 25, 2021, at 7:20 a.m. EST / 4:20 a.m. PST in French Guiana. Webb will solve mysteries in our solar system, look beyond to distant worlds around other stars, and […]

Everett civilian launches into space for children’s cancer research


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., September 29, 2021 – Inspiration4, the first orbital spaceflight consisting of only private citizens, successfully returned to Earth September 18 – a small step for the four first-time space goers, and one giant leap for space tourism.  The mission launched the Crew Dragon Resilience on September 16 at 00:02:56 UTC (Universal Time […]

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