Top news of the week: 03.03.2020.

Outer space, NASA, Orbit, Space exploration, European Space Agency, Spacecraft

Space Tech

On Mar 2, 2020
@ISUnet shared
“How Spaceagenda Became the Leading Event Calendar in the Space Industry” – by ISU alum Remco Timmermans. https://t.co/iCjJhF07ka, founded by ISU alum Halit Mirahmetoglu is the #1 source for space industry events around the world. Don’t miss out! https://t.co/sDkTiu2EXD https://t.co/6LLqfT8wi6
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How Spaceagenda Became the Leading Event Calendar in the Space Industry

As with many of these things, Spaceagenda.com was developed because it was needed but didn't exist.

On Feb 28, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @shannonmstirone: The MarCO cubesats officially completed their mission today. They played a significant role in the future of exploration. My old but still relevant story on this mission for ⁦@NYTScience⁩ via @NYTimes https://t.co/xEBCgHqx0u
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Space Is Very Big. Some of Its New Explorers Will Be Tiny.

The success of NASA’s MarCO mission means that so-called cubesats likely will travel to distant reaches of our solar system.

On Feb 28, 2020
@NASAWatch shared
RT @SpaceRef: MEV-1 Docks With IS-901 To Extend Its Life Span https://t.co/nO6QuXSyGe https://t.co/Onkm7FwFMT
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MEV-1 Docks With IS-901 To Extend Its Life Span

"Our Mission Extension Vehicle provides an innovative, satellite life extension service," said Tom Wilson, president, SpaceLogistics LLC. "Together, Northrop Grumman, …

On Feb 27, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | Northrop’s Mission Extension Vehicle docks with Intelsat 901 • Boeing didn’t perform end-to-end test of CST-100 software - https://t.co/cXjMtOoiwB
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Boeing didn't perform an end-to-end test of the software on its CST-100 Starliner before a test flight in December that suffered from two major software problems.

Northrop Grumman's satellite servicing spacecraft has successfully docked with an Intelsat satellite, the company announced Wednesday. Northrop's Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV) 1 …

On Feb 28, 2020
@timmermansr shared
RT @ESABICUK: We're excited to be hosting the International Hackathon, ActInSpace, in the UK 🇬🇧 Registration opens tomorrow! Find out if you can join at a city near you: https://t.co/DD96GqWLpq #AIS2020 @ActInSpace @CNES @Space4Europe https://t.co/WqXduHMvjy
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INVENT TOMORROW'S NEW SERVICES THANKS TO SPACE TECHNOLOGIES 24th & 25th of APRIL 2020

Participants unite for 24-hours to solve one of the contest’s challenges. Challenges based on patent look to use space technologies to benefit our everyday live

On Feb 28, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Relativity Space, a startup using 3-D printing to manufacture small launch vehicles, will move its headquarters to Long Beach, joining several other launch vehicle companies in that Southern California city. https://t.co/IqdI1cDq1h https://t.co/xJETPbQizm
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Relativity to move headquarters to Long Beach

Relativity Space, a startup using 3-D printing to manufacture small launch vehicles, will move its headquarters to Long Beach, California.

On Feb 26, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | Virgin Galactic hints at more delays • NASA seeks bids to deliver lunar payload • Northrop adds Kratos, Bechtel to GBSD team - https://t.co/vkajmcDxyo
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Other News

The first commercial SpaceShipTwo flights by Virgin Galactic may slip again as the company takes a step toward reopening ticket sales. In an investor presentation last September, …

On Feb 27, 2020
@Via_Satellite shared
RT @emcorecorp: What does the future hold for LEO? @Via_Satellite explores the market, new space capabilities, LEO support services, and long-term goals in a recent article. Learn more. → https://t.co/jHWpRDnhPC
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Space Activity in LEO: What Does the Future Hold?

Unused launch infrastructure captures the attention of entrepreneurial NewSpace industry participants and aspirants who wish to use existing capabilities to develop commercial …