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On Oct 2, 2020
@Pomerantz shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Our call for nominations is now open. Let us know who should win this year's SpaceNews Awards. Deadline: Oct. 16. https://t.co/x8p8eJgWrf https://t.co/8EnYrLYNB9
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Submit your nominees for the 2020 SpaceNews Awards

Submit your nominees for the 2020 SpaceNews Awards

It's time to submit your nominations for this year's SpaceNews Awards. Help us celebrate excellence and innovation in the global space industry by nominating the people, programs and ...

On Oct 5, 2020
@ISS_CASIS shared
Who loves spacewalks? EVERYONE! Thanks to @Nanoracks, @TIME and @felixandpaul, shortly we will have the 1st spacewalk captured in #VR! Learn more here: https://t.co/5hjcLE6cAA Image credit: NASA https://t.co/yapktjBnma
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Felix & Paul Studios and TIME Studios Partner with Nanoracks to Deliver Customized Space Camera to the International Space Station

Felix & Paul Studios and TIME Studios Partner with Nanoracks to Deliver Customized Space Camera to the International Space Station

Felix & Paul Studios, TIME Studios, and Nanoracks, announced the successful delivery of Felix & Paul Studios’ customized 3D, 360-degree spacewalk VR camera to the International Space ...

On Oct 5, 2020
@NASA shared
RT @Space_Station: The #Cygnus cargo craft has been bolted into place on the station's Unity module at 8:01 am ET while the spacecrafts were flying about 261 miles above the South Pacific Ocean. Read more... https://t.co/hDfW6QAUy3 https://t.co/X5rTBVCgV2
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Cygnus Resupply Ship Attached to Station Unity Module

Cygnus Resupply Ship Attached to Station Unity Module

Highlights of the items aboard Cygnus include: Improving how we ‘go’ in space A new toilet is headed to the space station. The Universal Waste Management System (UWMS) …

On Oct 2, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
A new report used the growth of China’s space program to argue for continued support of NASA’s own exploration ambitions as well as legislation to assist the space industry and space traffic management. https://t.co/kMxdLzWWsI https://t.co/BMrQ9K2LJE
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Report backs NASA exploration efforts as response to Chinese space program

Report backs NASA exploration efforts as response to Chinese space program

A new report used the growth of China’s space program to argue for continued support of NASA’s own exploration ambitions.

On Oct 4, 2020
@spacecom shared
Two Airbus H135 helicopters delivered to support space exploration at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center https://t.co/Wv9t0BvOlO via @spacecom
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Two Airbus H135 helicopters delivered to support space exploration at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Two Airbus H135 helicopters delivered to support space exploration at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Airbus PR) – Airbus continues to expand its portfolio of products supporting the future of space exploration with the delivery of two new H135 helicopters to …

On Oct 1, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
Lifting off from Norway’s arctic spaceport, the RFA One micro launcher can carry up to 1,300 kg to a 300-km polar orbit, says @OHB_SE-backed Rocket Factory Augsburg. https://t.co/O9uFSPXlna
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German startup Rocket Factory Augsburg picks Norway for maiden flight of RFA One smallsat launcher

German startup Rocket Factory Augsburg picks Norway for maiden flight of RFA One smallsat launcher

German startup Rocket Factory Augsburg has selected the Norwegian launch facility Andøya Spaceport for a 2022 maiden flight of the company’s RFA One small-satellite launch vehicle.

On Oct 1, 2020
@VentureBeat shared
IBM's AI optimizes satellite communications and predicts space debris trajectories https://t.co/GYs38i8oLm by @Kyle_L_Wiggers
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IBM open-sources AI for optimizing satellite communications and predicting space debris trajectories

IBM open-sources AI for optimizing satellite communications and predicting space debris trajectories

IBM has open-sourced projects designed to help optimize small satellite communications and predict the trajectories of space junk.

On Oct 6, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @SpaceWatchGL: ThrustMe supported by ESA to work on alternative electric propulsion @ThrustMe_ @AneinParis #ElectricPropulsion @ESA #ESAARTES #iodinepropulsion #ThrustMe #xenonpropulsion https://t.co/pjtp8Twf3X https://t.co/G2x4G4yw0g
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ThrustMe supported by ESA to work on alternative electric propulsion

ThrustMe supported by ESA to work on alternative electric propulsion

Paris, 5 October 2020. -  The French space propulsion specialist ThrustMe gained support from the Eu