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Virgin Orbit successfully launches its first commercial payloads to space

Virgin Orbit had a successful first commercial launch, meaning there’s now officially another small satellite launch provider in operation with a track record of delivering payloads to space. Vi

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Commercially viable electricity from nuclear fusion a step closer thanks to British breakthrough

Scientists appear to have solved the exhaust problem for compact fusion power plants, making them more economically-viable.

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Pre-seed round funding is under scrutiny: Is VC pandemic posturing here to stay?

All successful companies start off as a great idea, scribbled on the back of a cocktail napkin during a late-night meeting of the minds or gleaned from a fleeting inspiration that leaves you with a fe

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Fortify raises a $20M Series B for its composite manufacturing 3D printer

There’s been quite a bit of movement in the additive manufacturing space in recent months. If I had to pinpoint a reason, I would say that — much like robotics (another space I follow fairly clo

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SpaceX reportedly raises $850M in new funding

SpaceX has raised a fresh round of funding, totalling $850 million, per a new report by CNBC, citing sources “familiar” with the matter. The new capital brings the total valuation of the c

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UK calls for immediate end to Israel's new settlement construction in East Jerusalem, West Bank

LONDON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Britain on Monday voiced its serious concern over the Israeli government's decision to approve the construction of new settlement units in the West Bank, and called for an

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Philippines spends over 55 bln U.S. dollars for COVID-19 response in 2020: official

MANILA, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines has spent 2.66 trillion pesos (roughly 55.3 billion U.S. dollars) in 2020 for its direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic, accounting for 14.7 percent of

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