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The 5 Space Entrepreneurs Who Make It Possible For Man to Explore Space

Until recently, nearly all space exploration activities were developed and funded by governments most notably America and Russia. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was in charge of all space activities in the US while in Russia, the equivalent government agency was Roscosmos, or Russian Federal Space Agency.

But space funding by governments has been dropped over the years. For instance, in 1960’s, the US spent roughly 4.4% of its budget on space activities. Today, with the rise of CubeSat satellites and self funded space research, the figure has dropped to about 0.47%. This under-funding has attracted the filthy rich entrepreneurs and space venture capitalists to invest in space. In this article, we look at the top 5 space entrepreneurs, the guys making it possible to fly into space.

1. Elon Musk, SpaceX

musk failure is an optionSpaceX is known in full as Space Exploration Technologies and was founded by Elon Musk in 2002. Musk is well known as Continue reading

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Volunteers Discover “Green Pea” Galaxies

A new class of galaxies was recently discovered by a group of amateur astronomers. Through a project named Galaxy Zoo, which was launched by a group of professional astronomers from Britain, a group of about 230 000 volunteers from all around the world identified the new type of galaxies, called “Green Peas”, by scanning through about a million archived images Continue reading