The Seattle area is home to hundreds of tech companies, and some are looking beyond tech into outer space. Tech billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Paul Allen and Elon Musk are building rockets, hauling cargo and satellites, and offering space travel. IN Close considers whether it’s a viable commercial industry or just science fiction.
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cavernous space, and sets out to destabilize traditional notions of race and gender. Which makes it pretty much the perfect match for Seattle in the fall. What we can make out from the trailer ...
Vying for Votes: City Council District 1 candidate Lisa Herbold
Similarly, impact fees. Every other jurisdiction in Washington state has developer impact fees to help pay for the costs associated with transportation and utilities and open space. We don’t have ...
Vying for Votes: City Council District 1 candidate Phil Tavel
aiming to reduce spending in some areas in order to boost support for services to benefit homeless people and other marginalized groups The race for District 1 will be a testing ground for Seattle ...
New ax-throwing, 'lumberjack sports' space opens in Madison
FlannelJax's first started in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2018 and plans to launch new locations in Seattle, Fort Collins, Colorado, and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Madison's location is the chain's second.
21st century moonshot: Bezos, Musk and the new VC-fueled quest to explore the stars
Seattle-area upstart Kymeta has raised nearly ... The literal fate of the human race isn't every space entrepreneur's primary concern. Richard Branson, for instance, seems more concerned with ...
‘Larping’ in Port Orchard offers space for everyone
“Here, everybody is welcome. It doesn’t matter your gender, your size, your race, your, your ethnicity," she said. Each of the 30 active Talinor of the Emerald Coast members has a reason for ...
We want it now, for now anyway. Will that change when delivery costs get passed along?
Or at least we’re told we do, and, because we supposedly do, there’s an arms race consuming billions of ... Amazon and other retailers are taking space in a newly opened multi-level warehouse in South ...
Apollo 11: What Next After Man’s 50-Year Terrestrial Romance With Space? IV
The impact of the tragedy on the terrestrial space race between two giant countries, United States and USSR, was beyond imagination. Millions of people horribly watched the video of the Challenger ...
What Makes Silicon Valley Different?
It’s also the space race—NASA. Up and down the Pacific West, you find these defense hubs, [like] Seattle and L.A. in aerospace. The Valley specialized in small electronics for the military and for the ...
Indian Moon probe's failure won't stop an Asian space race that threatens regional security
Though some are warning of a space race between the U.S. and China, I suggest the real space race is happening in Asia. This year alone, both China and India have landed, or attempted to land, probes ...
General: US faces ‘Sputnik moment’ in space race competition
He compared President Donald Trump’s re-boot of the U.S. Space Command to President John Kennedy’s call to action after the Soviet Union started the space race with Sputnik ... defense warning systems ...
To Seattle’s black artists and activists, the space race showed distorted priorities and utopian possibilities
Fifty years ago, on July 16, 1969, Apollo 11’s Saturn V rocket took off from its launch site at Cape Kennedy (now Cape Canaveral), Florida. On a field near the launch site, Ralph Abernathy, president ...