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Past articles by Aria:

Varda Space puts off orbital factory reentry pending Air Force and FAA green light

The U.S. Air Force denied a recent request from Varda Space Industries to land its capsule at a Utah training area, pushing back the startup's plans to → Read More

Firefly and Millennium Space’s Victus Nox mission sets a new record for responsive launch

Firefly Aerospace successfully launched a satellite for the U.S. Space Force after being given just 24 hours' notice. → Read More

The Exploration Company signs agreements with Axiom, Indian Space Research Organization

Europe-based The Exploration Company is gearing up to compete with in-space delivery providers SpaceX and Northrop Grumman, with the startup announcing → Read More

Redwire Space prints human knee cartilage in space for the first time

Redwire Space successfully bioprinted a full human knee meniscus aboard the International Space Station for the first time. → Read More

Maxar completes $6.4B sale to private equity

Maxar Technologies completed its sale to private equity firm Advent International in a deal valued at $6.4 billion. → Read More

Max Q: Expect the worst, hope for the best

TechCrunch's weekly newsletter dedicated to all things space, including launch, satellites, space stations and more. → Read More

FAA failed to fully assess environmental effects of Starship, lawsuit alleges

A new lawsuit alleges that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration failed to fully consider the environmental effects of Starship launches. → Read More

Rocket engine startup Ursa Major quietly closed $100M in new funding

Rocket engine startup Ursa Major quietly closed $100 million in Series D funding from BlackRock and other investors. → Read More

ispace loses contact with lunar lander seconds before touchdown

ispace's first mission to the moon appears to have ended in failure, after the company lost communications with the lunar lander. → Read More

Whisper Aero wants to make aviation, and the rest of the world, quieter

Whisper Aero thinks that there should not be a trade-off between technological progress and noise. → Read More

FAA grants launch license to SpaceX, clearing way for Starship orbital flight test

SpaceX has received its launch license from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, clearing the way for Starship orbital flight test. → Read More

Japanese firm ispace lists on the Tokyo Stock Exchange ahead of first lunar landing

Japanese firm ispace is now trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as it prepares for its first lunar landing this month. → Read More

Virgin Orbit burns up in uncontrolled descent

Virgin Orbit announced mass layoffs of 85% of its workforce, or 675 people, after it failed to secure additional funding. → Read More

Starlink and T-Mobile’s sat-to-cell service will start testing this year

SpaceX Starlink and T-Mobile will begin testing satellite-to-cellphone connectivity services this year, a SpaceX executive said. → Read More

Max Q: Have luck and good fun

TechCrunch's weekly newsletter dedicated to all things space, including launch, satellites, space stations and more. → Read More

Relativity scrubs first Terran 1 launch attempt

Relativity Space called off the first launch of the Terran 1 rocket, though the reasons for the scrub call are not clear. → Read More

Starfish Space captures new funding ahead of orbital servicing demo mission

Starfish Space closed a new round of funding ahead of its orbital servicing demonstration mission this summer. → Read More

Two separate lawsuits allege ageist hiring practices at Blue Origin

Two separate lawsuits have been filed against Blue Origin alleging discriminatory hiring practices based on age, TechCrunch has learned. → Read More

Relativity Space has had a wild ride to launch

We look back through the TechCrunch archives to pull the greatest moments from Relativity Space's eight-year history. → Read More

Max Q: About that ‘for sale’ sign on a ULA Atlas V

In this issue of Max Q: The Chinese subsidiaries of U.S. VC firms investing in space tech; ispace eyes April lunar landing; news from Rocket Lab, United Launch Alliance and more. → Read More