Top news of the week: 14.04.2020.

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On Apr 7, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: An independent review panel sharply criticized the management of the International Space Station National Laboratory, with both NASA and the organization that runs the laboratory agreeing to significant changes. https://t.co/PwYCPKnbrt https://t.co/iPKXITqDOz
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Report criticizes management of ISS National Laboratory

Report criticizes management of ISS National Laboratory

An independent review panel sharply criticized the management of the ISS National Laboratory, with both NASA and CASIS agreeing to significant changes.

On Apr 10, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @ISS_CASIS: Around 100,000 people in the US and about 1.5 million people worldwide suffer with retinitis pigmentosa. Biotech startup @LambdaVision along with @space_tango, has received a @NASA award to support continued development of a retinal implant. Details: https://t.co/89xQJc4FR9 https://t.co/Fj8N4CYWfe
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LambdaVision Receives $5 Million Award From NASA for Additional ISS Research

LambdaVision Receives $5 Million Award From NASA for Additional ISS Research

Now, LambdaVision, along with Implementation Partner Space Tango, will leverage this NASA award of $5 million to support the continued development of the implant through additional studies ...

On Apr 7, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | Boeing to fly second uncrewed Starliner demo • Myriota raises $19M for IoT constellation • COVID-19 reported at SpaceX, Blue Origin, ULA - https://t.co/wX5EnM3DWZ https://t.co/mvuhOZlsW3
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Other News

Other News

The company said it would effectively refly the Orbital Flight Test (OFT) mission "to demonstrate the quality of the Starliner system." [SpaceNews] A report by an independent …

On Apr 7, 2020
@SATELLITEDC shared
#OnOrbit Live at #SATShow - What Does ‘New Space’ Really Mean? Tune In here: https://t.co/0281mteTOH https://t.co/AXbMzM1J97
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On Orbit Live at SATELLITE — What Does ‘New Space’ Really Mean?

On Orbit Live at SATELLITE — What Does ‘New Space’ Really Mean?

The topic of this episode — our first live podcast — is more or less a question. What exactly do we, people in the space and satellite industry, mean when we use the term 'New Space'? New ...

On Apr 13, 2020
@joe_landon shared
RT @Dr_ThomasZ: Dr. Danielle Wood’s work with @NASAEarth Applied Sciences opened her eyes to ways Earth observations 🌍 and space technology 🛰️ could be used for human rights issues. 🤝 Now, she’s leading the way to make space-enabled tech and data more accessible: https://t.co/3erOigPcmD https://t.co/v6hf5twI2u
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Danielle Wood – Advancing Earth Justice by Way of Space

Danielle Wood – Advancing Earth Justice by Way of Space

Danielle Wood grew up in Florida's "Space Coast," where her mother, a schoolteacher, would stop classes and take them outside to watch rocket launches at nearby Cape Canaveral. Now she's ...

On Apr 8, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
@asrivkin Nothing in the White House EO is seeking to contravene international law. It simply restates long-standing US policy positions on rights to access space resources and seeks to build international support for them. https://t.co/0Hjg7ryX47
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White House looks for international support for space resource rights

White House looks for international support for space resource rights

An executive order by the White House April 6 seeks to establish international support for the U.S. position regarding the use of space resources.

On Apr 10, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Russia suspends Soyuz rocket production amid coronavirus https://t.co/cIvxtLQwRs
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Russia suspends Soyuz rocket production amid coronavirus

Russia suspends Soyuz rocket production amid coronavirus

The manufacturer of Russia’s workhorse Soyuz-2 rocket said it has paused production to keep factory workers safe during the coronavirus pandemic. 

On Apr 9, 2020
@SPACEdotcom shared
How blockchain can change the space industry https://t.co/DE5sY8CVa8 https://t.co/h7XlcJ24bd
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How blockchain can change the space industry

How blockchain can change the space industry

Cryptocurrency. Blockchain. Decentralized data. These are all buzzwords we've seen floating around the news in recent years, but the technology is so new it's hard to see direct ...