Top news of the week: 01.09.2020.

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On Aug 27, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
[email protected] attracted a high-profile group of investors for its first venture capital round. https://t.co/UsbhJ0oDJ7 https://t.co/rSbOuarbo5
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Morpheus Space attracts high-profile backers

Morpheus Space attracts high-profile backers

Morpheus Space attracted a high-profile group of investors for its first venture capital round.

On Aug 27, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @Arianespace: #Vega Flight #VV16: New launch opportunity begins on September 1. Read the press release: https://t.co/aW6iL9cejH
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Vega Flight VV16: New launch opportunity begins on September 1

Vega Flight VV16: New launch opportunity begins on September 1

Arianespace has rescheduled the 16th flight for Vega within a launch window from September 1 to September 4, with a more than 90% probability of the launch going ahead.

On Aug 27, 2020
@spacecom shared
NASA Names Robyn Gatens Acting Director for International Space Station https://t.co/QhqOrd6dd9 via @spacecom
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NASA Names Robyn Gatens Acting Director for International Space Station

NASA Names Robyn Gatens Acting Director for International Space Station

WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — Kathy Lueders, NASA’s associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, has named Robyn Gatens as acting director of the International Space …

On Aug 31, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @spacegovuk: "Our mission is to establish the UK as one of the global players in the new space age." 🚀 Read more from our CEO, Graham Turnock, on how the UK is at the forefront of space, aiming to become the first country in Europe to launch small satellites. 🛰️ 👇 https://t.co/YtZi6avAFO
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Space Race2 is ON! UK to be 1st Euro country to home launch satellite says GRAHAM TURNOCK

Space Race2 is ON! UK to be 1st Euro country to home launch satellite says GRAHAM TURNOCK

OUR mission at the UK Space Agency is to establish the UK as one of the global players in the new space age - one defined by innovation, entrepreneurialism, and international co-operation.

On Aug 31, 2020
@Via_Satellite shared
"For an industry that aims to go where no one has gone before, space and satellite has an imagination problem" — writes Robert Bell, @rbellicf of SSPI. @sspi https://t.co/U7VVjvDeSK
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Who is the Space Economy For?

Who is the Space Economy For?

For an industry that aims to go where no one has gone before, space and satellite has an imagination problem. You are probably familiar with the 2018 report from Morgan Stanley predicting ...

On Aug 28, 2020
@sciam shared
The ambitious Russian return-to-the-moon program is on track so far, but it faces risks, both technical and managerial. https://t.co/wL2aZEx06e
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Luna-25 Lander Renews Russian Moon Rush

Luna-25 Lander Renews Russian Moon Rush

The former front-runner in the lunar space race aims to rekindle its exploration after nearly half a century

On Aug 26, 2020
@pbdes shared
RT @rymdmannen: @pbdes @OHB_SE @RocketLab ????? https://t.co/3r7HwqAHNa
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OHB Sweden and ÅAC Microtec to develop the InnoSat platform and implement its first mission named MATS

OHB Sweden and ÅAC Microtec to develop the InnoSat platform and implement its first mission named MATS

OHB Sweden and ÅAC Microtec to develop the InnoSat platform and implement its first mission named MATS

On Sep 1, 2020
@b0yle shared
[email protected]'s Space Development Agency awards $281.6 million to @LockheedMartin and @YorkSpaceSystem for military data satellite constellation in LEO, known as National Defense Space Architecture: https://t.co/HPBcbNZVLl H/T @realspaceforce #meshnetwork https://t.co/WA2w7oPhpW
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Pentagon awards $282 million for satellite constellation

Pentagon awards $282 million for satellite constellation

Lockheed Martin and York Space Systems will share $281.6 million in contracts from the Pentagon’s Space Development Agency to build the first 20 satellites for a new military data network ...