Top news of the week: 21.07.2020.

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On Jul 16, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @Lori_Garver: Excellent story by @spacereportr & @CHenry_SN on racism & #BLM in the aerospace industry. We aren't reaching & inspiring people equally, change is needed beyond just the message. How the space sector is responding to the killing of George Floyd - SpaceNews https://t.co/vJddK9x8gQ
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How the space sector is responding to the killing of George Floyd

How the space sector is responding to the killing of George Floyd

Since late May, the space industry, like organizations and individuals around the world, has been responding to the Black Lives Matter movement and calls for racial justice.

On Jul 21, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
Three companies have received study contracts from a Defense Department agency regarding concepts for small, uncrewed space stations in low Earth orbit, although none of the awards yet fund spacecraft construction. https://t.co/O7JxiOl00i https://t.co/ePJRex2IRi
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Three companies studying “Orbital Outpost” space station concepts for Defense Department

Three companies studying “Orbital Outpost” space station concepts for Defense Department

Three companies have received study contracts from a Defense Department agency regarding concepts for small, uncrewed space stations in low Earth orbit.

On Jul 17, 2020
@Bradford_Space shared
RT @hawkeye360: HawkEye 360 is pleased to announce that our next cluster of satellites will join the @SpaceflightInc rideshare mission on a @SpaceX Falcon 9 launch later this year. https://t.co/yseACWYf2q #HawkEyeCluster2
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Spaceflight Inc. Unveils Next-Gen Orbital Transfer Vehicle To Fly Aboard Next SpaceX Rideshare Mission

Spaceflight Inc. Unveils Next-Gen Orbital Transfer Vehicle To Fly Aboard Next SpaceX Rideshare Mission

Sherpa-FX to deliver 16 customer spacecraft and several hosted payloads to demonstrate tracking technologies for space traffic management SEATTLE – July 15, 2020 — Spaceflight Inc., the ...

On Jul 20, 2020
@joe_landon shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: A Japanese rocket launched the United Arab Emirates’ first mission to Mars Sunday, an orbiter that will study the planet’s weather while demonstrating the country’s growing space capabilities. https://t.co/oOCO4sh6ez https://t.co/6cQMt4AQcR
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UAE’s Hope mission on its way to Mars

UAE’s Hope mission on its way to Mars

A Japanese rocket launched the United Arab Emirates’ first Mars mission July 19 to study Martian weather and demonstrate UAE's space capabilities.

On Jul 20, 2020
@SpaceflightNow shared
Riding a Japanese rocket, the Arab world’s first interplanetary probe departed planet Earth on Sunday to begin a seven-month journey to Mars on a dual mission of scientific exploration and proving the mettle of the UAE’s growing space program. FULL STORY: https://t.co/BY2o7wQUls https://t.co/ULyTJhqHCu
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United Arab Emirates successfully sends its first mission toward Mars

United Arab Emirates successfully sends its first mission toward Mars

Riding a Japanese rocket, the Arab world’s first interplanetary probe departed planet Earth on Sunday to begin a seven-month journey to Mars on a dual mission of scientific …

On Jul 17, 2020
@ISS_CASIS shared
Join us for Virtual ISSRDC2020! While this year’s conference lacks the ability to join in person, the all-virtual format will still provide a forum for sharing valuable insights about recent progress & future plans made possible through LEO. Details here: https://t.co/LNJJQLTFw3 https://t.co/JUqHmGR8ds
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Join Us for Virtual ISSRDC2020

Join Us for Virtual ISSRDC2020

While this year’s conference lacks the ability to join one another in person, the all-virtual format will still provide a forum for sharing valuable insights and updates about the recent ...

On Jul 18, 2020
@spacecom shared
Exotrail Signs Contract with CNES to Develop Cluster of Thrusters https://t.co/rLfRwivST0 via @spacecom
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Exotrail Signs Contract with CNES to Develop Cluster of Thrusters

Exotrail Signs Contract with CNES to Develop Cluster of Thrusters

PARIS (Exotrail PR) — Exotrail has signed a contract with the French Space Agency, CNES (Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales), for a development project concerning the …

On Jul 15, 2020
@spacecom shared
Shad Canada Brings Space Exploration Online with Blue Origin https://t.co/SfieJZGEmm via @spacecom
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Shad Canada Brings Space Exploration Online with Blue Origin

Shad Canada Brings Space Exploration Online with Blue Origin

(Shad Canada PR) – Canada’s premier STEAM enrichment program, Shad Canada, is launching a 20-day online program that concludes with a spaceflight competition with Blue Origin. In …