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Darrell Etherington

How one founder realized satellite internet didn’t have to be fast or expensive to be useful

It’s hard to understand just how steeply the cost of launching and operating satellites has dropped, particularly...

Max Q — China’s space station gets a staff

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Scale AI CEO Alex Wang weighs in on software bugs and what will make AV tech good enough

Scale co-founder and CEO Alex Wang joined us at TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility 2021 this week to discuss...

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin auctions off seat on first human spaceflight for $28M

Blue Origin has its winning bidder for its first ever human spaceflight, and the winner will pay...

SpaceX’s first ocean spaceport is being built and will host launches next year

SpaceX is already underway on building its first floating spaceport platform, and the plan is for it...

How one founder’s startup journey began with dropping out of school to work with Drake

This week’s episode of Found features Courtne Smith, founder of NewNew, a social app where people pay...

Rocket Lab’s 20th Electron launch ends in failure with the loss of its payload

Rocket Lab flew its 20th Electron mission on Saturday morning, but the launch ran into a significant...

SpaceX’s inaugural Moon tour private astronaut is heading to the International Space Station first

SpaceX private spaceflight ambitions got a big boost in 2018 when Japanese entrepreneur and billionaire Yusaku Maezawa...