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By Grogan
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open Virgin Obit: Launch company files for bankruptcy in US 22
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open Parisians say au revoir to shared e-scooters 56
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open India flies – and lands – reusable autonomous spaceplane 8
open Astronomers (re)discover never-before-seen phenomenon on Saturn 11
By wub
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open Virgin Orbit lays off 85% of staff as funding deal falters 61
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By TomG
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open Boeing's first-ever crewed mission in Starliner ISS spacecraft delayed to late July 17
open Google (sort of) loses in Indian antitrust appeal 4
By v13
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open Boffins claim discovery of the first piezoelectric liquid 28
open British Prime Minister Sunak’s plans for UK NFT on ice 32
open Moon's glass beads contain enough water to support a mission 33
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open India-based cybergang busted for selling fake KFC franchises 14
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By gotes
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open Matthew Brown Companies confirms it's in funding talks with Virgin Orbit 7
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By DS999
open BOFH: The Board members are looking very ill these days 69
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open Toshiba board supports – without recommending – $15 billion takeover bid 6
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open First-known interstellar Solar System visitor 'Oumuamua a comet in disguise – research 42
open Japanese outfit's private Moon mission enters Lunar orbit 16
By Zolko
open Space dust that regularly hits Earth could contain proof of alien life 13
open Indian state turns off internet for 27 million, for four days, to stymie one man 14
By Raj
open Winnie the Pooh slasher flick mysteriously cancelled in Hong Kong 33
open Software-controlled food tech: 3D printed pipe-dream, or fatal stack instability? 14
open NASA's space nuclear power program is a hot mess 8
By Orv
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By sgp
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open Earth is running out of places for stargazers to do dark deeds in the name of science 24
open Potatoes in space: Boffins cook up cosmic concrete for off-world habitats 38
By JassMan
open Hong Kong's state-sponsored SEO on national anthem strikes the right note 12
open Now collapsed SVB's parent files for bankruptcy as Biden calls for stiffer penalties 35
open UNIX co-creator Ken Thompson is a… what user now? 91
open Capital crunch: Virgin Orbit confirms all ops on pause until Tuesday 24
open NASA spots first evidence of an active volcano on Venus – in a big pile of CD-ROMs 11
open Reg fashion: Here's what the well-dressed astronaut will wear on the Moon in 2025 62
By ian 22
open Here's a fun idea: Try to unlock and drive away in someone else's Tesla 146
By Solviva
open Firefly gets nod from NASA to deliver Lunar Pathfinder to the Moon 14