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The agency released a report Monday outlining its lunar exploration plans, including a table summarizing the funding needed solely for "Phase 1" of the Artemis program, culminating in the Artemis 3 lunar landing mission in 2024. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, in a call with ...

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The agency released a report Monday outlining its lunar exploration plans, including a table summarizing the funding needed solely for "Phase 1" of the Artemis program, culminating in the ...

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 beats Pegasus on price, Vega has its first failure

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 beats Pegasus on price, Vega has its first failure

The Falcon 9 rocket has 50 times the lift capacity of a Pegasus vehicle.

ESA Selects Thales Alenia Space Proposals for Copernicus Project

ESA Selects Thales Alenia Space Proposals for Copernicus Project

CANNES, July 2, 2020 (Thales Alenia Space PR) — Thales Alenia Space, a Joint Venture between Thales (67 %) and Leonardo (33 %), has recently been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) ...

20 space industry predictions for 2020

20 space industry predictions for 2020

This year shows no signs of a let up in space-sector momentum. Here are 20 predictions for 2020 as seen by SpaceNews reporters and correspondents.

Hard to Argue with That

Hard to Argue with That

The company projects carrying out 22 launches this year, shattering its record of 12 launches set in 2015. Of those launches, half will be for broadband satellite constellation company ...

NASA launching advanced laser to measure Earth’s changing ice

NASA launching advanced laser to measure Earth’s changing ice

Next month, NASA will launch into space the most advanced laser instrument of its kind, beginning a mission to measure – in unprecedented detail – changes in the heights of Earth’s polar ...

Antarctic glaciers named after satellites

Antarctic glaciers named after satellites

Dramatic changes in the shape of the Antarctic ice sheet have become emblematic of the climate crisis. And, in deference to the critical role that satellites play in measuring and ...

Lunar Mining & Landing Sites

Lunar Mining & Landing Sites

Polar Terrain Type Maps In Cannon and Britt (2020) we divided the polar terrains into 9 different Terrain Types based on a simple adaptation of Matt Siegler's ice stability depth maps ...

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Arianespace opens busy year with successful Ariane 5 launch

Arianespace opens busy year with successful Ariane 5 launch

The first of up to 22 launches on Arianespace’s schedule in 2020 successfully delivered a commercial European broadband satellite and an Indian communications payload to orbit Thursday ...

India's Moon Mission Continues Despite Apparent Lander Crash

India's Moon Mission Continues Despite Apparent Lander Crash

The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is still going strong.