June 21, 2021

Blue Origin and SpaceX get million-dollar NASA nod to test Moon lander tech

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By Devin Coldewey From TechCrunch Eleven aerospace companies will share more than $45 million in funds from NASA  to design and test prototypes for the Artemis Moon missions, the agency has announced. Among the established names like Northrop Grumman and Sierra Nevada are relative newcomers SpaceX and Blue Origin, looking to make a place for themselves on the […]

The islands treasured by offshore tax avoiders

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By Floyd Norris From New York Times Did you know that United States companies earned $129 billion in 2010 in three small groups of islands? That is what they told the Internal Revenue Service they earned in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. Those islands together had a population of 147,400 that […]