Not reusing rockets is ‘a dead-end product’

A look at the company’s production floor shows a series of electron boosters, with typical black carbon fiber rockets at the front and a reusable, metallic-looking booster in the middle. rocket lab Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck was once confident that his company would never reuse its rockets like Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets — so … Read more

General Motors, Astra and more

The GM logo appears on a water tank at the General Motors assembly plant in Ramos Arizpe, in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, February 11, 2021. Daniel Bisrel | Reuters Check out which companies are making the headlines in midday trading. Activision Blizzard – Video game inventory remains under surveillance as the company came under … Read more

Astra stock surges after rocket builder reached orbit successfully

The company’s LV0007 rocket lifts off from the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak, Alaska on November 20, 2021. Astra Shares of rocket maker Astra rose in trading Monday after the company reached orbit for the first time over the weekend. The company’s LV0007 rocket launched from the Pacific Spaceport complex in Kodiak, Alaska on Saturday, … Read more

Activision Blizzard, Astra Space, Bluebird Bio and more

Take a look at some of the biggest drivers of Primarkt: Astra Space (ASTR) — Astra is up 38.4% in pre-market trading, after Astra sent a rocket into orbit for the first time over the weekend. The rocket carried a payload from the US Space Force. Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Activision CEO Bobby Kotick may consider … Read more

Rocket builder Astra reaches orbit for the first time

The LV0007 rocket lifted off during the company’s first successful orbital launch from Kodiak, Alaska on November 20, 2021. Astra / NASASpaceflight Astra Space first reached orbit on Saturday with its LV0007 rocket, joining a small group of privately-funded companies that have achieved the feat. The company launched the rocket, which carried a test payload … Read more

Terran Orbital going public via SPAC at $1.8 billion valuation

Small satellite builder and operator Terran Orbital is preparing to go public, making it the latest in a string of space companies to announce this year’s SPAC merger. Terran merges with special purpose acquisition firm Tailwind Two Acquisition Corp. , which is the SPAC company that trades under the TWNT index. The deal gives Terran … Read more