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On May 8, 2020
@pbdes shared
RT @b0yle: [email protected] acquires Tethers Unlimited to focus on satellite communications and in-space services: https://t.co/wz45ic58bW https://t.co/MDbRFDK9Lx
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Amergint acquires Tethers Unlimited to focus on satellite communications and space services

Amergint acquires Tethers Unlimited to focus on satellite communications and space services

Colorado-based Amergint Technology Holdings says it has acquired Tethers Unlimited, a Bothell, Wash.-based space venture that’s working on a wide range of government-funded projects.

On May 7, 2020
@Commercial_Crew shared
RT @NASAKennedy: We're preparing to #LaunchAmerica with @SpaceX's upcoming @Commercial_Crew mission to @Space_Station. @NASA is working with partners to develop a U.S. commercial transportation capability with the goal of achieving safe and reliable access to the Station: https://t.co/8YJ1j39CAJ https://t.co/QuOkeJRs7w
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SpaceX Demo-2 Will Showcase Public-Private Partnership Benefits

SpaceX Demo-2 Will Showcase Public-Private Partnership Benefits

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will fly to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, launching atop the company’s Falcon 9 …

On May 9, 2020
@Consensys_Space shared
RT @esa: The @OECD recently published its first report on the economic cost of #SpaceDebris. Including data and analysis from our Space Debris Office, it outlines the dangers if we do not act, and what can be done to ensure our future in space 👉 https://t.co/2OEyX9TwJL https://t.co/xy6cJSyGBJ
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The cost of space debris

The cost of space debris

With hundreds of satellites launched every year, in-space collisions and the creation of fast-moving fragments of space debris – or ‘space junk’ - are becoming increasingly likely, ...

On May 8, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Seven members of the European Parliament are pushing for a recovery plan for space companies hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. They estimate the European space sector could contract by 1 billion euros ($1.08 billion) in 2020. https://t.co/qMGdHFzPpZ https://t.co/6GmnVQXb52
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Coronavirus could shrink European space industry by 1 billion euros, politicians warn

Coronavirus could shrink European space industry by 1 billion euros, politicians warn

Seven members of the European Parliament, the legislative branch of the European Union, are pushing for a recovery plan for space companies hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. 

On May 11, 2020
@aiaa shared
🌝 @NASA is giving a 2024 moon landing its best shot https://t.co/ELETusNtey #Artemis #ascendspace🌌
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A 2024 Moon landing may sound crazy, but NASA is giving its best shot

A 2024 Moon landing may sound crazy, but NASA is giving its best shot

Analysis: Space agency chief is making smart decisions about the lunar program.

On May 11, 2020
@SpaceFoundation shared
RT @aiaa: #AIAA has joined @MITREcorp, @SpaceFoundation, and the @USChamber to produce a podcast series examining events and ideas impacting the #space sector. Episode 1 features Scott Pace, Executive Secretary of the National Space Council: https://t.co/sHnpOCTcUx https://t.co/nqKq34FuK7
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Space Policy Pod: Episode 1 (Scott Pace)

Space Policy Pod: Episode 1 (Scott Pace)

Space Policy Pod Given the current real-world challenges confronting all of us, AIAA has joined the MITRE Corporation, Space Foundation, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to …

On May 9, 2020
@SpaceRef shared
RT @CanadaInSpace: The future of space exploration – Space 101 with Jenni https://t.co/1WurDSbS3w #cdnspace #space #education #spaceexploration #astronauts #moon #mars #ISS #robotics #healthinspace #scienceweekend https://t.co/77e9VLMiXg
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The future of space exploration – Space 101 with Jenni

The future of space exploration – Space 101 with Jenni

Canadian astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons spent some time on Thursday, May 7 doing a live online sessio

On May 7, 2020
@csa_asc shared
LIVE – @Astro_Jenni answers kids’ questions about space. Tune in now! We go live in 10 minutes: https://t.co/mR4dvpCPHU. #DareToExplore
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LIVE – SPACE 101: The future of space exploration with Jenni Sidey-Gibbons

LIVE – SPACE 101: The future of space exploration with Jenni Sidey-Gibbons

2020-05-07 – CSA astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons answers questions from Canadian children during a live event on the future of space exploration. Eager for mor...