Top news of the week: 18.08.2020.

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On Aug 18, 2020
@b0yle shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: A White House document has included low Earth orbit research “on new platforms” as a research and development priority for the administration as @NASA struggles to win congressional support for its LEO commercialization initiative. https://t.co/8qkkQcVBbm https://t.co/LjEA9pDqTT
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White House memo adds low Earth orbit research as R&D priority

White House memo adds low Earth orbit research as R&D priority

A White House document has included low Earth orbit research “on new platforms” as an R&D priority for the administration.

On Aug 17, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @SpaceGamesFed: Check this out! @adidas has partnered with @ISS_CASIS to test their products in space! Not only is space a future playing field, but researching #SportsinSpace also makes it possible to improve how we play on Earth 👏 https://t.co/RgrZjW8T3Q
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How to Create for Sports in Space – the adidas Experience

How to Create for Sports in Space – the adidas Experience

Mechanical engineer Henry Hanson shares his experience of working on Earth-based shoes and balls to leading the adidas Orbital Science projects on the International Space Station.

On Aug 12, 2020
@ISS_CASIS shared
RT @KathyLueders: Great to see excellent new members join the Board of Directors for @ISS_CASIS – Gale J. Allen, Elizabeth R. Cantwell, Eric D. Isaacs, and Michael H. Moloney – to help guide a new era of @ISS_Research. https://t.co/MT3qPk2sI5
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CASIS Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

CASIS Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (FL), August 12, 2020 – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the organization that manages the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National ...

On Aug 17, 2020
@spacecom shared
Exolaunch Signs Agreement with Rocket Factory Augsburg to Supply Commercial Launch Services https://t.co/pMiIRZo3NT via @spacecom
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Exolaunch Signs Agreement with Rocket Factory Augsburg to Supply Commercial Launch Services

Exolaunch Signs Agreement with Rocket Factory Augsburg to Supply Commercial Launch Services

BERLIN, Germany (Exolaunch PR) – EXOLAUNCH, a Berlin-based rideshare launch and deployment solutions provider, signed a wide-ranging MOU with Germany-based launch service …

On Aug 17, 2020
@ISUnet shared
RT @aoife_murphy97: I hope you enjoy the Week 3 Installment of my #ISP20 Blog! 😊 This week I talk about the program, but also about the @ISUnet Alumni Conference that was held last weekend! #ISUOnline #ISUalumniconf20 https://t.co/yIIUdSPzQv
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Expedition ISP20 Blog - Week 3

Expedition ISP20 Blog - Week 3

Halfway there! This week we reached the halfway point of Expedition ISP20! It's hard to believe that we only have a couple of weeks left. On one hand, it feels as though we only started the ...

On Aug 16, 2020
@b0yle shared
RT @Megaconstellati: Despite @OneWeb's offer to move production to UK @OneWebSatellit1 intends to stay in Florida, has phase 1 contract as part of @DARPA's #Blackjack program, sees further opportunities in US Gov including from DARPA, SDA and @SpaceForceDoD. 📝@Sandra_I_Erwin https://t.co/SNX92QAuee
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Airbus eyes new customers for OneWeb Satellites

Airbus eyes new customers for OneWeb Satellites

Debra Facktor, head of Airbus U.S. Space Systems, is banking on government demand for commodity satellites.

On Aug 11, 2020
@SPACEdotcom shared
Russia names its 1st COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' after space race triumph https://t.co/8nwufVF1Xy https://t.co/RrlsWgnhV4
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Russia names its 1st COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' after space race triumph

Russia names its 1st COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' after space race triumph

Russia's working on a COVID-19 vaccine, and it's got a seriously space-y name: Sputnik V.

On Aug 15, 2020
@spacecom shared
NASA Selects SwRI to Participate in Billion Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV Contract https://t.co/OkvkHcC8d8 via @spacecom
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NASA Selects SwRI to Participate in $6 Billion Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV Contract

NASA Selects SwRI to Participate in $6 Billion Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV Contract

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SwRI PR) — NASA has selected Southwest Research Institute to take part in the $6 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition …