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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

1 February 2023

Blue Origin announces an all-female crew for its next space mission

Entrepreneur and Blue Origin founder, Jeff Bezos, has announced that his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, will lead an all-female space mission in early 2024. If completed, it […]
26 January 2023

Space tourism market to reach $12.6bn globally by 2031

Space tourism is here to stay and the latest report from Allied Market Research (AMR) estimates the global space tourism industry, which generated $598.4 million in […]
20 January 2023

Oman will host Middle East’s first spaceport

Oman plans to build the Middle East’s first space rocket launch centre this year. 1. Nascom The initiative to build a spaceport came from the National […]
20 January 2023

Zero gravity flights are helping disabled people to access space

The AstroAccess project is working on disability inclusion, helping people to access space through zero gravity flights. #AstroAccess PRESS RELEASE🚨 AstroAccess Successfully Completes First Weightless Research […]
17 January 2023

First steps towards the space station of the future

Airbus Defense and Space is teaming up with Voyager Space to help design the next space station for NASA, ESA and other customers. The space station […]
10 January 2023

Comet nears Earth for the first time in 50,000 years

A comet discovered by discovered by astronomers using the wide-field survey camera at the Zwicky Transient Facility at the Palomar Observatory in Southern California in March […]
6 January 2023

Caltech’s space mission is testing the viability of space-based solar power

The Transporter-6 mission was launched to space on January 3 on the Momentus Vigoride spacecraft carried aboard a SpaceX rocket. We celebrate the successful launch of […]
5 January 2023

The supersonic spaceplane Dream Chaser to launch first manned mission in 2026

The future of space exploration will largely rely on the supersonic spaceplane Dream Chaser: the first launch will depart in 2023 with a cargo mission, and […]
4 January 2023

Blue Origin’s private international space station to orbit Earth in 2027

Blue Origin’s chief Jeff Bezos has reportedly lost $85.2 billion in 2022, yet the financial dent suffered is not preventing one of the richest men in […]
2 January 2023

India’s first human space flight scheduled for 2024

In late December, the Indian Minister of Science and Technology, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh declared in Parliament that 2024 will mark India‘s first human […]
15 December 2022

Japanese billionaire chooses 8 artists to take to the Moon in 2023

Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa has announced 8 crewmembers, and 2 backups, who will join him on the dearMoon mission. They will be the first humans Starship […]
29 November 2022

Canada enforces new space crime legislation

As a manned-mission is expected to land on the Moon in 2024, with a Canadian astronaut on board, Canada passed legislation to prosecute crimes on Earth’s […]
25 November 2022

Space Perspective unveils first marine spaceport

Earlier this month, Space Perspective unveiled MS Voyager, the world’s first Marine Spaceport for human spaceflight and the first in a planned fleet of this new […]
22 November 2022

Humans will live on the Moon this decade, NASA says

Scientific missions on the Moon, the Earth’s natural satellite, will likely require humans to establish and live there, according to the NASA official leading the Artemis […]
17 November 2022

Elon Musk forecasts a future with aliens, tunnels to ease traffic, and rocket tourism

On Monday November 14th, Elon Musk appeared on a screen to address business leaders in Bali on the sidelines of the G20 summit. As reported by […]
11 November 2022

India to send tourists to space in 2025

A company in India is laying the ground to send tourists to space in a spaceship attached to a unique high-altitude balloon system by 2025. 1. […]