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  • Need A Good Jobs Story? Try Florida's Space Coast Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 2:46 PM ET
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    In this Guest Blog, former CEO Carly Fiorina shares her thoughts on the announcement that several tech billionaires are going to bankroll a venture to mine asteroids writing, "thank goodness America still has visionaries who understand that we must lead in space."

  • To Infinity and Beyond: Investing in Space Travel Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 8:35 AM ET
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