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On Dec 29, 2020
@joe_landon shared
RT @Sandra_I_Erwin: I know you've heard this a thousand times but it's true: 2020 was a big year for space. Here's my take on the 2020 storylines that shaped the national security space business https://t.co/xHtpEzoFAZ https://t.co/KfHk94O0bt
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2020 storylines that shaped national security space

2020 storylines that shaped national security space

Here’s a look back at some of the 2020 storylines that likely will shape national security space in 2021 and beyond: United Launch Alliance and SpaceX cement their hold on the …

On Dec 31, 2020
@b0yle shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: The White House released a national strategy for planetary protection Wednesday, outlining new assessments to prevent terrestrial contamination of other worlds and vice versa. https://t.co/0wNDVmZzLE https://t.co/OHeRHHJn9Q
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White House releases planetary protection strategy

White House releases planetary protection strategy

The White House released a national strategy for planetary protection Dec. 30, outlining new assessments to prevent contamination of other worlds.

On Dec 30, 2020
@pbdes shared
RT @trengriffin: I've enjoyed learning that a holographic beam forming antenna can be created if a metasurface is printed with thousands of elements in a periodic array and placed adjacent to a waveguide feed structure coupling all the elements to radio frequency waves. https://t.co/Atf5fBSiCu
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Korean tech conglomerate will invest $30M in Gates-backed Kymeta antenna venture

Korean tech conglomerate will invest $30M in Gates-backed Kymeta antenna venture

Hanwha Systems, a smart-technology company headquartered in South Korea, has agreed to make an $30 million investment in Redmond, Wash.-based Kymeta Corp.

On Jan 4, 2021
@NASAWatch shared
Neuroscientist Ryan Guglietta Looks to the Stars, Future of Space Diplomacy https://t.co/SwX8MMbHG5 @AAAS https://t.co/Ieo3TYxSo0
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Neuroscientist Ryan Guglietta Looks to the Stars, Future of Space Diplomacy

Neuroscientist Ryan Guglietta Looks to the Stars, Future of Space Diplomacy

As a Foreign Affairs Officer, Guglietta helps execute the office’s diplomatic and public diplomacy efforts, which aim to strengthen American leadership in space exploration, …

On Jan 4, 2021
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
FIRST UP | SDA taps @SpaceX for pair of launches • National Space Council head steps down • White House outlines planetary protection strategy - https://t.co/4hlgpG99tM https://t.co/zjqNHEm7Rq
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[SpaceNews] The Senate voted Friday to override the president's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act. The defense policy bill authorizes $740.5 billion for national …

On Jan 2, 2021
@spacecom shared
FAA Limits Evaluation of Spaceport Infrastructure Funding Options https://t.co/YOaeH9WSOX via @spacecom
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FAA Limits Evaluation of Spaceport Infrastructure Funding Options

FAA Limits Evaluation of Spaceport Infrastructure Funding Options

Instead, the FAA’s draft report focused on using the existing Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and reviving the Space Transportation Infrastructure Matching (STIM) program, which …

On Jan 3, 2021
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Russia Achieves Clean Launch Record for Second Year in Row https://t.co/9NY4wkqiwr via @spacecom
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Russia Achieves Clean Launch Record for Second Year in Row

Russia Achieves Clean Launch Record for Second Year in Row

Among them there are 104 devices of the OneWeb satellite communication system, two navigation satellites (GLONASS-M and GLONASS-K), two crewed and two cargo spacecraft of the …

On Dec 30, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
FIRST UP | Final planned launch of 2020 orbits French CSO-2 satellite • NASA picks two small heliophysics missions for development - https://t.co/5eQxRUuo4d https://t.co/0SlVmweqfD
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A Soyuz rocket launched a French reconnaissance satellite Tuesday in what was likely the final launch of 2020.

A Soyuz rocket launched a French reconnaissance satellite Tuesday in what was likely the final launch of 2020.

[SpaceNews] Debate over increased pandemic relief payments could delay a Senate vote to override the veto of the defense authorization bill to this weekend. A vote to override the …