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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF               By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane RACE TO BUILD NEW COMMERCIAL SPACE STATION                                                                 Source:  Voyager Space & Airbus France-based aerospace and aviation giant Airbus has officially partnered in a JV with Denver-based Voyager Space to develop, build and operate a commercial international space station to replace the soon-to-retire ISS (International Space Station) Here are some pertinent facts: Voyager's space station under development is called Spacelab Spacelab has received significant funding from NASA and has cleared most spaceflight and operational requirements Airbus just became the co-owner of Spacelab The goal is to become ISS' permanent successor when it retires in 2030 Spacelab is in competition with several other spacelab concepts, including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Northrup and Axiom, all of which also received NASA funding Starlab expects to launch a