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Three space stocks for adventurous investors
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Three space stocks for adventurous investors

Micah Walter-Range, index creator for the world’s first space ETF, selects three of his favourite space stocks to buy now.
8 Nov 2021
The space race: exciting, but not necessarily profitable
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Investment strategy

The space race: exciting, but not necessarily profitable

The new space race will spawn a host of new companies wanting to cash in. But investors should tread very carefully, says Merryn Somerset Webb: most w…
19 Jul 2021
The dawn of a new space age
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The dawn of a new space age

Jostling to be the first billionaire in space might seem to be a daft ego trip, but it is all part of a broader space industry with important real-wor…
16 Jul 2021
A new investment trust to profit from the space race
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A new investment trust to profit from the space race

There is now an investment trust focusing on the space sector. It looks intriguing, says David Stevenson – but highly risky.
6 Jul 2021
Reach for the stars: how to profit from a new era of space exploration
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Reach for the stars: how to profit from a new era of space exploration

It has been almost 50 years since someone walked on the Moon and Mars seemed just a short hop away. But now the final frontier is back in fashion, s…
9 Jul 2020
The next race to the moon begins
Economy

The next race to the moon begins

Fifty years ago man landed on the moon – a remarkable technological achievement that seemed to portend great changes. Those transformations didn’t com…
27 Jul 2019
The future of space exploration
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The future of space exploration

The International Space Station is 20 years old. A robot has landed on Mars. Billionaire adventurers have set their sights on the stars. What next for…
2 Dec 2018
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Visionary investors should place their bets in the space race
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Visionary investors should place their bets in the space race

It’s not just eccentric and ultra-rich tycoons heading into space. From asteroid mining to space hotels, promising profit opportunities now lie off-pl…
9 Aug 2018
Is there life on Mars? Maybe not – but there’s money in space
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Is there life on Mars? Maybe not – but there’s money in space

With news of running water on Mars, people are excited about space exploration again. That's good for the global space industry – and for those who in…
2 Oct 2015
Why I love the space game
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Why I love the space game

Nasa pulling out of the low-earth orbit business has opened up opportunities for daring high tech rocket companies to fill the void, says Paul Hill.
31 Aug 2012
Make your fortune on the final frontier
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Make your fortune on the final frontier

The next great space race will be led by private companies – the rewards for investors could be astronomical, says Seán Keyes. Here, he tips two pione…
16 Aug 2012
The dawn of a new space age?
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The dawn of a new space age?

Nasa's space shuttle programme has drawn to a close. And with nothing to replace it, America is turning to the private sector to come up with alternat…
15 Jul 2011
Profit from the new space race
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Profit from the new space race

The US has opened up America's space exploration programme to private industry. And it's not only the US that's splashing out. Europe, Russia, China, …
25 Mar 2010
Space: crossing the final frontier
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Space: crossing the final frontier

It's been 40 years since man first landed on the moon. Now, Richard Branson and other buccaneers are paving the way for space tourism. Simon Wilson in…
24 Dec 2009