Top news of the week: 23.06.2020.

#Blackjackprogram #LowEarthOrbit #FrancoisLambert #OneWeb #PrivateIndustry #LEO #NewSpace #LEOconstellations #Startup #cubesat

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On Jun 19, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
The Defense Department's updated space strategy builds on the Trump administration’s 2018 national defense strategy that calls for the U.S. military to prepare to compete with rising military powers such as China and Russia. https://t.co/IFmAaVdy2r https://t.co/2S3WjN3DCi
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Pentagon issues new strategy to defend U.S. dominance in space

Pentagon issues new strategy to defend U.S. dominance in space

DoD released the 2020 Defense Space Strategy aimed at countering China and Russia.

On Jun 22, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @CHenry_SN: Nanotech company @carbice, after a 14-month materials test on the International Space Station, is expanding into the space sector. https://t.co/AOjxZ3Gok3
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Thermal materials startup Carbice finds foothold in space industry

Thermal materials startup Carbice finds foothold in space industry

“Space and semiconductor manufacturing, which we view as niche markets, are perfect for us to go to market, mainly because they have the most difficult environmental and reliability ...

On Jun 22, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Virgin Galactic announced Monday it has signed an agreement with NASA to support development of a program to train and potentially procure rides for private individuals seeking to fly to the International Space Station. https://t.co/gKzrrG9Tx4 https://t.co/buGBdpinHu
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Virgin Galactic to work with NASA on private orbital spaceflight experiences

Virgin Galactic to work with NASA on private orbital spaceflight experiences

Virgin Galactic has signed an agreement with NASA to support a program to train and potentially procure rides for private individuals going to the ISS.

On Jun 22, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @SpaceWatchGL: Later this month a flurry of companies will make their final bids to acquire @OneWeb, Greg Wyler’s prised space start-up #Blackjackprogram #FrancoisLambert #LEO #LEOconstellations #LowEarthOrbit #NewSpace #OneWeb #PrivateIndustry #Startup https://t.co/idbJOBreGY https://t.co/PcNQ3HMkgk
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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Resurrecting OneWeb – What impact for the global space industry?

#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Resurrecting OneWeb – What impact for the global space industry?

by Steven Freeland and Francois Lambert Later this month, on 26 June, a flurry of companies will mak

On Jun 22, 2020
@spaceagenda shared
RT @AsteroidDay: Asteroid Day has issued the press release for the 2020 Asteroid Day LIVE as we gear up for 30 June! The official press release can be read here: https://t.co/omBc5cxYmU
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, University of Arizona, PI OSIRIS-REx(NASA)

, University of Arizona, PI OSIRIS-REx(NASA)

LUXEMBOURG, 22 June 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Asteroid Foundation returns with Asteroid Day LIVE Digital from Luxembourg. This year, the event is a fully digital celebration of asteroid ...

On Jun 22, 2020
@SpaceRef shared
RT @smallsats: NASA Invites Competitors to Shoot for the Moon and Beyond https://t.co/K8QrRPDKQh #Artemis #Moon2024 #cubesat https://t.co/Md8R872Tt2
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NASA Invites Competitors to Shoot for the Moon and Beyond

NASA Invites Competitors to Shoot for the Moon and Beyond

To compete, new teams meeting the eligibility criteria must obtain a ride to deep space for their CubeSats - either through commercial launch opportunities or programs like NASA's …

On Jun 17, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
The UK and U.S. governments signed a new agreement paving the way for U.S. companies to operate from UK spaceports and to export space launch technology across the Atlantic. https://t.co/CKclBetmOb https://t.co/y5Qruw9LjX
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Op-ed | UK-U.S. space cooperation soars to new heights

Op-ed | UK-U.S. space cooperation soars to new heights

On June 16, after two years of negotiations, the United Kingdom and United States have signed their new “U.K.-U.S. Technology Safeguards Agreement,” which is sure to enable even more ...

On Jun 17, 2020
@PeterDiamandis shared
The future of space isn’t metal, but foam.  https://t.co/DbWfjLPTMe
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We’ll Clean-Up Space Junk Using Sticky Foam ‘Spiderwebs’ In Orbit, Says Russian Space Startup

We’ll Clean-Up Space Junk Using Sticky Foam ‘Spiderwebs’ In Orbit, Says Russian Space Startup

A new project from StartRocket and backed by Kaspersky will clean-up space debris by catching it and spraying it with foam.