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Monthly report: January 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 138 influencers like Parabolicarc.com and SpaceRef, discussing hashtags such as #UltimaFlyby , #UltimaThule and #moon.
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Enters Close Orbit Around Bennu, Breaking Record

On Jan 1, 2019
@spacecom shared
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Enters Close Orbit Around Bennu, Breaking Record https://t.co/lpM8Ji1JAv via @spacecom
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TUCSON (University of Arizona PR) — At 2:43 p.m. EST on December 31, while many on Earth prepared to welcome the New Year, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, 70 million miles (110 million kilometers) away, carried out a single, eight-second burn of its thrusters – and broke a space exploration ...

www.parabolicarc.com
On Jan 1, 2019
@spacecom shared
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Enters Close Orbit Around Bennu, Breaking Record https://t.co/lpM8Ji1JAv via @spacecom
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Enters Close Orbit Around Bennu, Breaking Record

TUCSON (University of Arizona PR) — At 2:43 p.m. EST on December 31, while many on Earth prepared to welcome the New Year, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, 70 million miles (110 million ...

New Horizons Successfully Explores Ultima Thule

On Jan 1, 2019
@SpaceRef shared
New Horizons Successfully Explores Ultima Thule https://t.co/mVULoWBBvN #UltimaThule #UltimaFlyby https://t.co/Qt8nCAJPRf
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew past Ultima Thule in the early hours of New Year's Day, ushering in the era of exploration from the enigmatic Kuiper Belt, a region of primordial objects that holds keys to understanding the origins of the solar system. "Congratulations to NASA's New ...

spaceref.com
On Jan 1, 2019
@SpaceRef shared
New Horizons Successfully Explores Ultima Thule https://t.co/mVULoWBBvN #UltimaThule #UltimaFlyby https://t.co/Qt8nCAJPRf
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New Horizons Successfully Explores Ultima Thule

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew past Ultima Thule in the early hours of New Year's Day, ushering in the era of exploration from the enigmatic Kuiper Belt, a region of primordial objects ...

New Horizons Successfully Flies By Ultima Thule

On Jan 1, 2019
@spacecom shared
New Horizons Successfully Flies By Ultima Thule https://t.co/V74Yy88Su1 via @spacecom
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“Congratulations to NASA’s New Horizons team, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and the Southwest Research Institute for making history yet again. “This is what leadership in space exploration is all about.” Signals confirming the spacecraft is healthy and had filled its digital ...

www.parabolicarc.com
On Jan 1, 2019
@spacecom shared
New Horizons Successfully Flies By Ultima Thule https://t.co/V74Yy88Su1 via @spacecom
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New Horizons Successfully Flies By Ultima Thule

“Congratulations to NASA’s New Horizons team, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and the Southwest Research Institute for making history yet again. “This is what leadership in space ...

Why influencer marketing is not all it’s cracked up to be

On Jan 1, 2019
@FastCompany shared
A study finds it’s sometimes more efficient – and cheaper – to spread information randomly rather than through targeted seeding https://t.co/qENLPxTbYP
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A study finds it’s sometimes more efficient–and cheaper–to spread information randomly rather than through targeted seeding.

www.fastcompany.com
On Jan 1, 2019
@FastCompany shared
A study finds it’s sometimes more efficient – and cheaper – to spread information randomly rather than through targeted seeding https://t.co/qENLPxTbYP
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Why influencer marketing is not all it’s cracked up to be

A study finds it’s sometimes more efficient–and cheaper–to spread information randomly rather than through targeted seeding.

Success! NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft ‘phones home’ from 4 billion miles away

On Jan 2, 2019
@b0yle shared
[email protected] probe reveals the shape of its far-flung icy target: "It's a snowman!" (Also addressing #UltimaThule etymology.) https://t.co/wRHoDUEnNe #MU69 #UltimaFlyby H/T @alexwitze https://t.co/2BrOAWC2rD
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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft survived a New Year’s encounter with an icy world 4 billion miles away known as Ultima Thule — and it’s carrying a priceless load of data.

www.geekwire.com
On Jan 2, 2019
@b0yle shared
[email protected] probe reveals the shape of its far-flung icy target: "It's a snowman!" (Also addressing #UltimaThule etymology.) https://t.co/wRHoDUEnNe #MU69 #UltimaFlyby H/T @alexwitze https://t.co/2BrOAWC2rD
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Success! NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft ‘phones home’ from 4 billion miles away

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft survived a New Year’s encounter with an icy world 4 billion miles away known as Ultima Thule — and it’s carrying a priceless load of data.

Bradford Space Group buys Deep Space Industries, shifting focus from asteroid mining to propulsion

On Jan 2, 2019
@b0yle shared
[email protected]_Space acquires #DeepSpaceIndustries - which means both asteroid-mining ventures have been bought to focus on other markets: https://t.co/X71qsyiuuH Waving at @GoDeepSpace @PlanetaryRsrcs https://t.co/MrA8im79vE
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Bradford Space Group says it’s acquired California-based Deep Space Industries, which has shifted its focus from asteroid mining to green propulsion systems.

www.geekwire.com
On Jan 2, 2019
@b0yle shared
[email protected]_Space acquires #DeepSpaceIndustries - which means both asteroid-mining ventures have been bought to focus on other markets: https://t.co/X71qsyiuuH Waving at @GoDeepSpace @PlanetaryRsrcs https://t.co/MrA8im79vE
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Bradford Space Group buys Deep Space Industries, shifting focus from asteroid mining to propulsion

Bradford Space Group says it’s acquired California-based Deep Space Industries, which has shifted its focus from asteroid mining to green propulsion systems.

China Makes 1st-Ever Landing on Moon's Mysterious Far Side

On Jan 3, 2019
@ScienceChannel shared
China’s Chang’e-4 rover successfully lands on the far side of the moon, an area previously unexplored. Well armed with #science equipment and cameras it's already sent back photos via relay satellites. https://t.co/B3mUcusLbU #Chang'e4 #moon #moonrover #moonlanding #space
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China's robotic Chang'e 4 mission touched down inside the huge South Pole-Aitken basin today (Jan. 2), pulling off the first-ever soft landing on the largely unexplored lunar far side.

www.space.com
On Jan 3, 2019
@ScienceChannel shared
China’s Chang’e-4 rover successfully lands on the far side of the moon, an area previously unexplored. Well armed with #science equipment and cameras it's already sent back photos via relay satellites. https://t.co/B3mUcusLbU #Chang'e4 #moon #moonrover #moonlanding #space
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China Makes 1st-Ever Landing on Moon's Mysterious Far Side

China's robotic Chang'e 4 mission touched down inside the huge South Pole-Aitken basin today (Jan. 2), pulling off the first-ever soft landing on the largely unexplored lunar far side.

China makes history by landing on the far side of the Moon

On Jan 3, 2019
@arstechnica shared
China makes history by landing on the far side of the Moon https://t.co/QGqL6ELwpm by @SciGuySpace
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Soon—if not already—the lander will deploy a rover named Yutu II.

arstechnica.com
On Jan 3, 2019
@arstechnica shared
China makes history by landing on the far side of the Moon https://t.co/QGqL6ELwpm by @SciGuySpace
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China makes history by landing on the far side of the Moon

Soon—if not already—the lander will deploy a rover named Yutu II.

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