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On Feb 13, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
Journalists have always looked for sources to trust and clues to help separate fact from fiction, but it’s never been more daunting than in this period of rapid change for the space industry. https://t.co/JUNrttgz8q
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The space industry’s B.S. problem

The space industry’s B.S. problem

A space industry flush with startups and easy money struggles to tamp down all the B.S.

On Feb 12, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | Spaceflight spins off rideshare business • The space industry has a B.S. problem • SpaceX hires Gerstenmaier - https://t.co/wiGmSd0hzu
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The space industry has a B.S. problem.

The space industry has a B.S. problem.

[SpaceNews] The fiscal year 2021 budget proposal includes funding to complete construction of the military's Consolidated Space Operations Facility. The $88 million included in …

On Feb 11, 2020
@spacecom shared
Link to announcement https://t.co/y6qIfHVLIv
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Spaceflight Industries Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell Spaceflight, its Rideshare Launch Services Provider, to Japan’s Mitsui & Co., Ltd and Yamasa Co., Ltd.

Spaceflight Industries Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell Spaceflight, its Rideshare Launch Services Provider, to Japan’s Mitsui & Co., Ltd and Yamasa Co., Ltd.

Subject to regulatory clearance, Spaceflight becomes the cornerstone of Mitsui & Co.’s space strategy, continuing to operate as an independent U.S.-based company HERNDON, Va. – Feb. 11, ...

On Feb 12, 2020
@Pomerantz shared
RT @astroscale_: We are beyond excited to announce that we have been selected as commercial partner by @JAXA_en to achieve one of the world’s first debris removal missions 🚀🇯🇵 Read more 👉 https://t.co/Qv0GK3Quw5 https://t.co/KYYv3N5dn9
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Astroscale Selected as Commercial Partner for JAXA’s Commercial Removal of Debris Demonstration Project

Astroscale Selected as Commercial Partner for JAXA’s Commercial Removal of Debris Demonstration Project

February 12, 2020 – Astroscale Holdings Inc. (“Astroscale”), the market-leader in developing technology and services to remove space debris and secure long-term orbital sustainability, ...

On Feb 13, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | White House issues GPS executive order • National Guard wants Space Force units • Astroscale wins JAXA contract • BTC wins bus order - https://t.co/HdO9IhJuBE
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So, It's Not a Needle from Space?

So, It's Not a Needle from Space?

[SpaceNews] National Guard officials say that the Pentagon needs to establish a Space National Guard to support the U.S. Space Force. [SpaceNews] NASA's fiscal year 2021 budget …

On Feb 13, 2020
@NASAWatch shared
RT @CanadaInSpace: An update on NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services program with lessons learned https://t.co/LIiNplXVIl #cdnspace #space #NASA #CSA #ASC #Moon #CLPS #podcast #CommercialLunarPayloadServices https://t.co/fW6hIjFuEQ
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An update on NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services program with lessons learned

An update on NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services program with lessons learned

On February 10, 2020 NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine presented the State of NASA. In his speech h

On Feb 12, 2020
@NASAJPL shared
We broke ground today on a new Deep Space Network antenna to communicate with far-flung space robots using radio waves and lasers. Complete in ~2.5 years, it could achieve 10x data rates over current tech and support future missions to the Moon and Mars. https://t.co/opoYcl4uCi https://t.co/Nf2jnUlz2q
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NASA Prepares for Moon and Mars With New Addition to Its Deep Space Network

NASA Prepares for Moon and Mars With New Addition to Its Deep Space Network

Robotic spacecraft will be able to communicate with the dish using radio waves and lasers.

On Feb 15, 2020
@SpaceflightNow shared
NASA has selected Rocket Lab to launch a 55-pound spacecraft from Wallops Island, Virginia, toward the moon in early 2021 to test lunar navigation techniques and scout a unique elliptical orbit for the planned Gateway mini-space station (📷: @RocketLab). https://t.co/ict0Ry0c86 https://t.co/VvxIop944L
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NASA picks Rocket Lab to launch lunar CubeSat mission

NASA picks Rocket Lab to launch lunar CubeSat mission

NASA announced Friday that Rocket Lab will launch a 55-pound (25-kilogram) CubeSat from Wallops Island, Virginia, toward the moon in early 2021 on a demonstration mission to test …