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Investing in the future of space exploration

On Aug 14, 2018
@virgingalactic shared
RT @richardbranson: The future of our children is important and so is the future of the planet – so I couldn’t be prouder that Galactic Unite is investing in that future https://t.co/lRo6AHNOsF @VirginGalactic https://t.co/RB6EK5mAQ2
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Maja is a former top tennis pro on the WTA circuit and also heads up Galactic Unite – the brainchild of Virgin Galactic’s Future Astronauts, conceived back in 2010 over dinner on Necker. Galactic Unite is our outreach and education initiative inspired and driven by the amazing global ...

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On Aug 14, 2018
@virgingalactic shared
RT @richardbranson: The future of our children is important and so is the future of the planet – so I couldn’t be prouder that Galactic Unite is investing in that future https://t.co/lRo6AHNOsF @VirginGalactic https://t.co/RB6EK5mAQ2
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Investing in the future of space exploration

Maja is a former top tennis pro on the WTA circuit and also heads up Galactic Unite – the brainchild of Virgin Galactic’s Future Astronauts, conceived back in 2010 over dinner on ...


On Aug 8, 2018
@spacecom shared
NASA Announces New Partnerships to Develop Space Exploration Technologies https://t.co/IiSyJoJOjY via @spacecom
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NASA Announces New Partnerships to Develop Space Exploration Technologies

“While these key technologies will support NASA’s science and human exploration missions in the future, these awards are yet another example of NASA’s commitment to our nation’s growing ...

On Aug 8, 2018
@spacecom shared
Deep Space Technology Gaps Loom With End of Space Station in Sight https://t.co/3d2pNrw4g5 via @spacecom
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Deep Space Technology Gaps Loom With End of Space Station in Sight

NASA’s Management and Utilization of the International Space Station Office of Inspector General July 30, 2018 Full Report Technology Demonstrations In addition to conducting research on ...

On Aug 2, 2018
@spacecom shared
Top Five Technologies Needed for a Spacecraft to Survive Deep Space https://t.co/M1J7lAqdzu via @spacecom
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Top Five Technologies Needed for a Spacecraft to Survive Deep Space

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (NASA PR) — When a spacecraft built for humans ventures into deep space, it requires an array of features to keep it and a crew inside safe. Both distance and ...

On Aug 12, 2018
@SPACEdotcom shared
New Thruster Aims to Help Microsats Bust Out of the Kiddy Pool https://t.co/IOI3tnAw2Z https://t.co/UUFAd9iLJ2
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New Thruster Aims to Help Microsats Bust Out of the Kiddy Pool

Stellar Exploration, a space technology company based in San Luis Obispo, California, is in the midst of qualification testing of a miniature propulsion system for planetary microsatellite ...

On Aug 8, 2018
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
Op-ed | #SmallSat Alliance is on a path toward a new space horizon by @YorkSpace Systems executive chairman Charles Beames https://t.co/cgrzPITUtB https://t.co/7Sd37MOg2T
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Op-ed | SmallSat Alliance is on a path toward a new space horizon

The early returns of this economic revolution are already on our doorstep: space data capabilities are exponentially growing elements of the 21st century world economy.

On Aug 2, 2018
@esa shared
Getting smart in space - an overview of how ESA is applying 'artificial intelligence' (#AI) and #MachineLearning to future missions. See: https://t.co/5VSnyJwGx4 https://t.co/N3h8JDwnJu
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Robots in space

When we think of robots we tend to personify these non-human aids and give them human-like features. But even though a lot of research has gone into developing these humanoid machines, we ...

On Aug 1, 2018
@SpaceRef shared
RT @astrobiology: Prepared statement by Dr. Sara Seager @ProfSaraSeager https://t.co/9jY2y4zyXB #astrobiology
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SaraSeagerforAugust12018

The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) Coronagraph Instrument (CGI) WFIRST is a NASA space-based observatory designed to address key questions in infrared astrophysics, dark ...

On Aug 11, 2018
@spaceagenda shared
NASA announced more than 20 contracts valued at $55 million Aug #space #satellite https://t.co/iRZ8UVYWOL https://t.co/Pir8o0Egvh
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NASA funds commercial technology development and market studies

NASA announced more than 20 contracts valued at $55 million Aug. 8 for commercial space technologies and the future of human spaceflight in LEO.

On Aug 8, 2018
@spacecom shared
NASA’s Laser Communications Small Satellite Mission Demonstrates Technology First https://t.co/CX8FGDPLvi via @spacecom
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NASA’s Laser Communications Small Satellite Mission Demonstrates Technology First

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (NASA PR) — For the first time, a free-flying CubeSat has successfully completed space-to-ground optical communications. The Optical Communication and Sensor ...

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On Aug 4, 2018
@spacecom shared
RT @jrolds: I'm proud of our team @BlinkAstro for winning a new SBIR award from NASA to study delay/disruption tolerant networking (DTN) technologies. DTN should work well with our next generation of CubeSat transceivers, especially for swarms and constellations. https://t.co/88zXSaPo3B
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Blink Astro Awarded Phase I SBIR to Develop DTN-ready Radio Transceiver

Blink Astro, LLC, (Blink®) is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded its first ever SBIR contracted by NASA. Blink® was the only Georgia-based company to be awarded under ...

On Aug 1, 2018
@spacecom shared
Trump Administration Lists Space Exploration as a Top Budget Priority https://t.co/WgNrsif35J via @spacecom
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Trump Administration Lists Space Exploration as a Top Budget Priority

Space exploration and colonization is on a list of research and development (R&D) priorities for fiscal 2020 in a memorandum sent to agency directors by Mick Mulvaney, the director of the ...

On Aug 9, 2018
@sslmda shared
SSL to provide critical flight system component for @NASAPsyche Mission @ZinTechnologies https://t.co/B42F1f6AVk https://t.co/QBIxVhI8VO
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Maxar's SSL expands scope of work for NASA asteroid exploration mission Psyche

SSL selected to provide critical flight system component for Psyche Mission, which will reveal the mysteries of the...

On Aug 8, 2018
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Five decades after Black Arrow, a reawakening UK launch industry aims for bullseye https://t.co/CSpMM9FXeZ https://t.co/Z86E6uTFnM
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Five decades after Black Arrow, a reawakening UK launch industry aims for bullseye

After years of efforts within the British government, and lobbying by the country’s space industry, the U.K. is taking steps to get back in the launch business.

On Aug 3, 2018
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
MEO startup Methera plans “high density” HTS constellation https://t.co/ySu50Xyg9n https://t.co/9OQmyxdgjO
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MEO startup Methera plans “high density” HTS constellation

In medium Earth orbit, the only system providing satellite broadband today is SES Networks’ constellation of 16 O3b satellites. A British startup with its own 16-satellite constellation ...

On Aug 11, 2018
@spacecom shared
BridgeSat Announces Formation of Advisory Board and Appoints Members https://t.co/qwD8OZ4PCs via @spacecom
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BridgeSat Announces Formation of Advisory Board and Appoints Members

The initial appointments are Lt. Gen. David Deptula, USAF, Ret., Douglas Loverro, DASD Space Policy, Ret., Sandra Magnus, PhD, Astronaut, Ret., and William Parker, DOS, Ret. Before this, ...

On Aug 1, 2018
@spaceagenda shared
The Senate Commerce Committee approved a bill Aug #space #satellite https://t.co/oQgeSOGWTx https://t.co/GJ55gcs79Q
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Commercial space bill clears Senate committee

The Senate Commerce Committee favorably reported a bill Aug. 1 that would streamline commercial launch and remote sensing regulations.

On Aug 10, 2018
@b0yle shared
Deep-space help wanted: @blueorigin shows off BE-3U rocket engine as its many efforts ramp up: https://t.co/I9LkAs2i82 https://t.co/jlVEfjKCuw
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Blue Origin shows off BE-3U upper-stage rocket engine as its many efforts ramp up

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ space venture is sharing a short video clip featuring the BE-3U, the lesser-known rocket engine for its orbital-class New Glenn rocket.