Gwyneth Paltrow, Gabrielle Union, Hannah Bronfman, and Other Influential Celebrities Join Kindbody in Largest Femtech Raise of 2021


Fertility and Family-Building Leader Kindbody Secures Strategic Celebrity Investors in $62M Series C Funding to Accelerate Global Reach Kindbody today announced that Gwyneth Paltrow, Gabrielle Union, Hannah Bronfman, Yael Cohen, Sophia Amoruso, Amy Griffin, and other mission-driven celebrities have contributed to the company’s $62 million Series C fundraise announced two weeks ago. The strategic investments from celebrity health advocates and champions of equality will be used to accelerate the…

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Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) Initiative: “Don’t Forget Leprosy”

Hansen's disease Sasakawa Leprosy

WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination 20th Anniversary Advocacy Campaign Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) Initiative is launching a campaign called “Don’t Forget Leprosy” urging that activities against the disease also known as Hansen’s disease are not sidelined amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Beginning with a webinar on Aug. 4, 2021, the approximately 10-month-long campaign has been created to mark the 20th anniversary…

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New SiriusXM SXM-8 Satellite Completes In-Orbit Testing, Now Ready for Service


Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) and SiriusXM (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that the SXM-8 satellite has completed in-orbit testing and has been handed over to SiriusXM. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the satellite into space on June 6, 2021, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. SXM-8 is the ninth high-powered, digital, audio radio satellite built by Maxar for SiriusXM. Built on Maxar’s 1300-class…

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NASA Updates Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Starliner Launch

Boeing Starliner

  NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch, launch, and docking activities for the agency’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station. OFT-2 is the second uncrewed flight for Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. The mission is targeted to launch at 1:20 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 3  …

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