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On Sep 2, 2020
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FIRST UP | Pentagon warns of Chinese ASAT efforts • Vega launch delayed again • NASA space tech programs face budget pressure - https://t.co/k9maHcHi7U
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The annual report to Congress on China's military capabilities said that, in addition to ground-based missiles for striking satellites in low Earth orbit, China "probably intends to pursue additional ASAT weapons capable of destroying satellites up to geosynchronous Earth orbit." The ...

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Not That Kind of Interesting, Please

Not That Kind of Interesting, Please

The annual report to Congress on China's military capabilities said that, in addition to ground-based missiles for striking satellites in low Earth orbit, China "probably intends to pursue ...

Industry disruption, transformation continue into fourth year

Industry disruption, transformation continue into fourth year

The Communications Systems Technical Committee is working to advance communications systems research and applications.

Relativity Space to Launch Satellite 'Tugs' on 3D-Printed Rocket

Relativity Space to Launch Satellite 'Tugs' on 3D-Printed Rocket

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Small satellites are at the center of a space industry transformation

Small satellites are at the center of a space industry transformation

No longer the province of university researchers and technology developers, small satellites are moving into the aerospace mainstream.

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US Tightens Space Debris Standards; Keeps 25-Year Cap

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Air Force sets up $100,000 VQ-Prize contest for space awareness visualization

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Plug-And-Play Spacecraft Take A Leap Forward

York Space Systems' S-CLASS spacecraft platform is en route to a launchpad for a ride on an undisclosed rocket, at an undisclosed time. More information will come in the next few months, ...

Parts Come Together This Year for DARPA’s Robotic In-Space Mechanic

Parts Come Together This Year for DARPA’s Robotic In-Space Mechanic

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The Pentagon wants to extend the life of satellites and refuel on orbit

The Pentagon wants to extend the life of satellites and refuel on orbit

The first mission-extension vehicle, which will be launched in the coming weeks, will be the first of its kind to provide commercial servicing to satellites on orbit, says Northrop Grumman ...

U.S. officials say Russia tested a new anti-satellite weapon

U.S. officials say Russia tested a new anti-satellite weapon

Kosmos 2543 was deployed by another Russian military satellite — designated Kosmos 2542 — within a few weeks after launch on a Soyuz 2-1v rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in far northern ...

Next Generation OPIR Geosynchronous Earth Orbiting (GEO) Satellite Program Completes Preliminary Design Review

Next Generation OPIR Geosynchronous Earth Orbiting (GEO) Satellite Program Completes Preliminary Design Review

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