Top news of the week: 27.10.2020.

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On Oct 23, 2020
@NASAAmes shared
RT @NASAPersevere: MEDLI2 cruise checkout ✅ These sensors will measure the environment around my protective shell and performance of thermal protection system material during landing — key info for safer and more reliable landings for future Mars missions. https://t.co/2A7uND8jx6 #CountdownToMars https://t.co/TY17OuDS4x
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Sensors on Mars 2020 Spacecraft Answer Long-Distance Call From Earth

Sensors on Mars 2020 Spacecraft Answer Long-Distance Call From Earth

Instruments tailored to collect data during the descent of NASA's next rover through the Red Planet's atmosphere have been checked in flight.

On Oct 24, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Two young Chinese rocket have secured deals with local governments for the establishment of major launch vehicle research and production facilities. The agreements demonstrate ongoing, deepening support of commercial space endeavors by Chinese governments. https://t.co/WMg3wAX9rp https://t.co/zncAOsjEW7
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Chinese rocket companies secure local government support for research, production facilities

Chinese rocket companies secure local government support for research, production facilities

Two young Chinese rocket companies have secured deals with local governments for the establishment of major launch vehicle facilities. 

On Oct 22, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: [email protected] and the Department of Energy announced a memorandum of understanding Tuesday that is the latest in a series of measures by the two agencies to expand cooperation. https://t.co/VkTEHFkbJm
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NASA and Energy Department sign cooperative agreement

NASA and Energy Department sign cooperative agreement

NASA and the Department of Energy announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Oct. 20 that is the latest effort by the two agencies to expand cooperation.

On Oct 26, 2020
@csa_asc shared
Calling all Canadians: our consultations about the future of space exploration just launched! 🚀 Grab hold of this unique opportunity to take part in the making of history: https://t.co/pSCC93iiII. #CDNSpace https://t.co/yigPj17ymU
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Consulting Canadians on a framework for future space exploration activities

Consulting Canadians on a framework for future space exploration activities

We want to hear from you! Help us shape Canada's future in space.

On Oct 23, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
[email protected] over the next few years will be testing a new approach to develop military space hardware. Digital engineering is commonplace in many industries but is unfamiliar to Pentagon procurement organizations. https://t.co/Rv966wof4p https://t.co/WPMzRFMZFp
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Space Force developing a digital strategy for designing and producing future satellites

Space Force developing a digital strategy for designing and producing future satellites

The Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center will test the use of digital engineering in three satellite programs.

On Oct 22, 2020
@Arianespace shared
SEOSAT-Ingenio and Taranis are fueled for their November launch on #Arianespace’s #Vega. Read the #VV17 Mission Update: https://t.co/MX7AfLMV1k https://t.co/EvqshkXZr6
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SEOSAT-Ingenio and Taranis are fueled for their November launch on Arianespace’s Vega

SEOSAT-Ingenio and Taranis are fueled for their November launch on Arianespace’s Vega

The two European satellite passengers to be orbited on Arianespace’s next Vega launch – Spain’s SEOSAT-Ingenio and Taranis of France – have been fueled in preparation for next month’s ...

On Oct 22, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @Thales_Alenia_S: SPAINSAT NG programme successfully passes Preliminary Design Review (PDR). Joint Press release at the link 👉https://t.co/UmoJ23oAN1 @AirbusSpace #Hisdesat @Defensagov #SpaceMatters #SpaceforLife @esa @Partner_InOrbit @thalesgroup @LDO_Space https://t.co/NO7gpz9tat
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SPAINSAT NG programme successfully passes Preliminary Design Review (PDR)

SPAINSAT NG programme successfully passes Preliminary Design Review (PDR)

• Important milestone successfully achieved on schedule despite Covid-19 • Spanish industry assumes leadership of communications payload for first time, including integration of both ...

On Oct 21, 2020
@SPACEdotcom shared
Artemis Accords: why many countries are refusing to sign moon exploration agreement https://t.co/vicN37MTKZ https://t.co/caXKoQEGNe
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Artemis Accords: why many countries are refusing to sign moon exploration agreement

Artemis Accords: why many countries are refusing to sign moon exploration agreement

Only eight countries have signed the Artemis Accords, a set of guidelines surrounding the Artemis Program for crewed exploration of the moon.