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On Sep 10, 2020
@rhaebies shared
RT @billschrier: Seattle area company First Mode @FirstModeHQ wins $1.8M contract to build hardware for NASA's 2022 Psyche probe which will visit a metal-rich asteroid. First Mode's contribution is to shield a new laser-based high-capacity communications system. https://t.co/It4WWsoIk7
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First Mode wins $1.8M contract to build hardware for Psyche mission to asteroid

First Mode wins $1.8M contract to build hardware for Psyche mission to asteroid

First Mode has been awarded a $1.8 million contract to build an instrument cover for NASA’s Psyche spacecraft, which is due to visit a metal-rich asteroid.

On Sep 10, 2020
@aiaa shared
RT @SpaceFoundation: Episode 10 of the Space Policy Pod features Dr. Douglas Terrier, @NASA Chief Technologist: https://t.co/1J7cxMLshB Space Policy Podcast is a collaboration with @MITREcorp, @AIAA, and the @USChamber to produce a podcast series examining #space policy issues.
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Space Policy Pod – Episode 10: (Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA)

Space Policy Pod – Episode 10: (Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA)

This podcast discussion features Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA’s chief technologist. In this role, Dr. Terrier serves as the agency’s principal advisor and advocate on technology policy and ...

On Sep 11, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: NASA is offering to buy lunar samples collected by companies for a token sum primarily to set a precedent for space resource rights on the moon. https://t.co/TqxlaghSXw https://t.co/tLmsDlILwf
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NASA offers to buy lunar samples to set space resources precedent

NASA offers to buy lunar samples to set space resources precedent

NASA is offering to buy lunar samples collected by companies for a token sum to set a precedent for space resource rights on the moon.

On Sep 9, 2020
@ISS_CASIS shared
RT @Nanoracks: We turn 11 today! To celebrate, we're excited to formally announce the 1st commercial project launching to the #BishopAirlock on @Space_Station in 2021. @GITAI64818084's robotics will run tech-demos for intra-vehicular activities & in-space assembly tasks: https://t.co/BvymndfZ0P
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GITAI & Nanoracks announce technical demonstration of a GITAI robot inside the Nanoracks Bishop Airlock

GITAI & Nanoracks announce technical demonstration of a GITAI robot inside the Nanoracks Bishop Airlock

September 9, 2020 – Tokyo, Japan – In 2021, space robotics start-up GITAI, in collaboration with Nanoracks, will conduct a technical demonstration of a GITAI robot executing …

On Sep 10, 2020
@ISS_CASIS shared
Andrew Rush, president of @MadeInSpace & COO of @RedwireSpace, believes manufacturing will allow us to sustainably live & work in space. He shared his thoughts in our ISS20 series commemorating 20 years of continuous human presence on the @Space_Station: https://t.co/3ZmMYJxSPV https://t.co/dl3IDgv7hw
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The Promise of Tomorrow: Building a Sustainable Future for Humanity in Space

The Promise of Tomorrow: Building a Sustainable Future for Humanity in Space

The legacy of the ISS should be that the greatest spacecraft ever constructed enabled permanent human settlement of space, birthed a sustainable low Earth orbit economy, and was the proving ...

On Sep 10, 2020
@csa_asc shared
A small Canadian company from rural Ontario is building a glider that will shake up Earth observation: https://t.co/EYxlbTIeJR. Photo: Stratodynamics Aviation Inc. https://t.co/dfrVQGlBAr
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News from the Canadian space industry

News from the Canadian space industry

Latest news about the Canadian space industry.

On Sep 8, 2020
@SpaceFoundation shared
Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor has been named to the [email protected]'s newly established Space Advisory Council, which will advise the Secretary of Defense and other senior [email protected] leaders on innovation and emerging space technologies. https://t.co/JT03S3xWxK
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Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.) and Space Foundation CEO Thomas Zelibor Joins Defense Innovation Board Space Advisory Committee

Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.) and Space Foundation CEO Thomas Zelibor Joins Defense Innovation Board Space Advisory Committee

Space Foundation today announced that CEO Thomas Zelibor has been named to the Defense Innovation Board Space Advisory Council (DIB SAC).

On Sep 9, 2020
@spacecom shared
Gilmour Space to Launch Space Machines Company on First Eris Rocket https://t.co/SA9D8vLIJV via @spacecom
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Gilmour Space to Launch Space Machines Company on First Eris Rocket

Gilmour Space to Launch Space Machines Company on First Eris Rocket

“This could well be the first Australian payload to be launched to orbit on an Australian rocket, from an Australian launch site.” – Adam Gilmour, CEO of Gilmour Space. Space …