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Monthly report: April 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 126 influencers like Parabolicarc.com and SpaceRef, discussing hashtags such as #Artemis , #COVID19 and #Coronavirus.
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US military may start moving towards launching fleets of tiny satellites

On Apr 1, 2020
@SPACEdotcom shared
US military may start moving towards launching fleets of tiny satellites https://t.co/CKmusrAKDl https://t.co/3BVC3mYhp4
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"If done properly, LEO satellites would not necessarily pose a security risk."

www.space.com
On Apr 1, 2020
@SPACEdotcom shared
US military may start moving towards launching fleets of tiny satellites https://t.co/CKmusrAKDl https://t.co/3BVC3mYhp4
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US military may start moving towards launching fleets of tiny satellites

US military may start moving towards launching fleets of tiny satellites

"If done properly, LEO satellites would not necessarily pose a security risk."

The Man Who Wanted to Fly on Mars

On Apr 1, 2020
@NASAJPL shared
The Mars Helicopter will hitch a ride to the Red Planet this summer with @NASAPersevere. The tech demo’s chief engineer, Bob Balaram, shares the story of how this “crazy idea” came to life. https://t.co/HTLflZOFdy https://t.co/3DEztLX0dn
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The Mars Helicopter is riding to the Red Planet this summer with NASA's Perseverance rover. The helicopter's chief engineer, Bob Balaram, shares the saga of how it came into being.

www.jpl.nasa.gov
On Apr 1, 2020
@NASAJPL shared
The Mars Helicopter will hitch a ride to the Red Planet this summer with @NASAPersevere. The tech demo’s chief engineer, Bob Balaram, shares the story of how this “crazy idea” came to life. https://t.co/HTLflZOFdy https://t.co/3DEztLX0dn
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The Man Who Wanted to Fly on Mars

The Man Who Wanted to Fly on Mars

The Mars Helicopter is riding to the Red Planet this summer with NASA's Perseverance rover. The helicopter's chief engineer, Bob Balaram, shares the saga of how it came into being.

A third prototype of SpaceX's Starship vehicle was destroyed in a tanking test early Friday.

On Apr 3, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | Third Starship prototype destroyed in tanking test • Space Development Agency prepares satellite solicitation • SpaceNews OneWeb webinar - https://t.co/Amuw1PJgMQ https://t.co/7m3wPTn2QU
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A final request for proposals for the mesh network that SDA calls the "transport layer" will be issued around May 1, the agency's director said in an online industry day meeting Thursday. [SpaceNews] Testing of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is continuing at a reduced pace, but will ...

mailchi.mp
On Apr 3, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | Third Starship prototype destroyed in tanking test • Space Development Agency prepares satellite solicitation • SpaceNews OneWeb webinar - https://t.co/Amuw1PJgMQ https://t.co/7m3wPTn2QU
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A third prototype of SpaceX's Starship vehicle was destroyed in a tanking test early Friday.

A third prototype of SpaceX's Starship vehicle was destroyed in a tanking test early Friday.

A final request for proposals for the mesh network that SDA calls the "transport layer" will be issued around May 1, the agency's director said in an online industry day meeting ...

NASA Releases Its Artemis "Plan" - 5 Months Late

On Apr 4, 2020
@SpaceRef shared
RT @NASAWatch: NASA Releases Its Artemis "Plan" - 5 Months Late https://t.co/9363SgcJfD #Artemis #Moon2024 https://t.co/BpdRw00TNF
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... After Artemis III, the overall plan is to conduct operations on and around the Moon that help prepare us for the mission durations and activities that we will experience during the first human mission to Mars, while also emplacing and building the infrastructure, systems, and robotic ...

nasawatch.com
On Apr 4, 2020
@SpaceRef shared
RT @NASAWatch: NASA Releases Its Artemis "Plan" - 5 Months Late https://t.co/9363SgcJfD #Artemis #Moon2024 https://t.co/BpdRw00TNF
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NASA Releases Its Artemis "Plan" - 5 Months Late

NASA Releases Its Artemis "Plan" - 5 Months Late

... After Artemis III, the overall plan is to conduct operations on and around the Moon that help prepare us for the mission durations and activities that we will experience during the ...

NASA Outlines Lunar Surface Sustainability Concept

On Apr 3, 2020
@spacecom shared
NASA Outlines Lunar Surface Sustainability Concept https://t.co/4yCHQsvqEO via @spacecom
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“For years to come, Artemis will serve as our North Staras we continue to work toward even greater exploration of the Moon, where we will demonstrate key elements needed for the first human mission to Mars.” On the surface, the core elements for a sustained presence would include an ...

www.parabolicarc.com
On Apr 3, 2020
@spacecom shared
NASA Outlines Lunar Surface Sustainability Concept https://t.co/4yCHQsvqEO via @spacecom
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NASA Outlines Lunar Surface Sustainability Concept

NASA Outlines Lunar Surface Sustainability Concept

“For years to come, Artemis will serve as our North Staras we continue to work toward even greater exploration of the Moon, where we will demonstrate key elements needed for the first human ...

NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover Gets Its Wheels and Air Brakes

On Apr 3, 2020
@NASAJPL shared
Coming together. @NASAPersevere's wheels and parachute are now on — two steps closer to launch. The wheels are re-engineered versions of @MarsCuriosity's, and the supersonic chute is set to slow the heaviest payload in the history of Mars landings. More: https://t.co/nflTEvQaqy https://t.co/zy9Ksccjak
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After the rover was shipped from JPL to Kennedy Space Center, the team is getting closer to finalizing the spacecraft for launch later this summer.

www.jpl.nasa.gov
On Apr 3, 2020
@NASAJPL shared
Coming together. @NASAPersevere's wheels and parachute are now on — two steps closer to launch. The wheels are re-engineered versions of @MarsCuriosity's, and the supersonic chute is set to slow the heaviest payload in the history of Mars landings. More: https://t.co/nflTEvQaqy https://t.co/zy9Ksccjak
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NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover Gets Its Wheels and Air Brakes

NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover Gets Its Wheels and Air Brakes

After the rover was shipped from JPL to Kennedy Space Center, the team is getting closer to finalizing the spacecraft for launch later this summer.

Lynk Co-Founder Says Satellite-to-Cell Tech Will Be ‘Bigger than 5G’

On Apr 4, 2020
@SATELLITEDC shared
#SATShow Industry News: Lynk Co-Founder Says Satellite-to-Cell Tech Will Be ‘Bigger than 5G’ https://t.co/V5RCcPlvP7
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Startup Lynk Global recently hit a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) milestone by sending a message from a satellite directly to a cell phone on Earth — and one of the company’s co-founders says the implications of this technology will surpass 5G.  ...

www.satellitetoday.com
On Apr 4, 2020
@SATELLITEDC shared
#SATShow Industry News: Lynk Co-Founder Says Satellite-to-Cell Tech Will Be ‘Bigger than 5G’ https://t.co/V5RCcPlvP7
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Lynk Co-Founder Says Satellite-to-Cell Tech Will Be ‘Bigger than 5G’

Lynk Co-Founder Says Satellite-to-Cell Tech Will Be ‘Bigger than 5G’

Startup Lynk Global recently hit a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) milestone by sending a message from a satellite directly to a cell phone on Earth — and one of the company’s co-founders says the ...

Space Micro Wins $3M Lasercom Award at USAF Space Pitch Day

On Apr 5, 2020
@spacecom shared
Space Micro Wins M Lasercom Award at USAF Space Pitch Day https://t.co/3cd3CDGMUi via @spacecom
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SAN DIEGO (Space Micro PR) — At the USAF Space Pitch Day, Space Micro received a $3M award by the USAF Space and Missile Center (SMC) for the development of modified laser secure communications terminals to be used for upcoming Air Force missions. The U.S. Space and Missile Systems Center ...

www.parabolicarc.com
On Apr 5, 2020
@spacecom shared
Space Micro Wins M Lasercom Award at USAF Space Pitch Day https://t.co/3cd3CDGMUi via @spacecom
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Space Micro Wins $3M Lasercom Award at USAF Space Pitch Day

Space Micro Wins $3M Lasercom Award at USAF Space Pitch Day

SAN DIEGO (Space Micro PR) — At the USAF Space Pitch Day, Space Micro received a $3M award by the USAF Space and Missile Center (SMC) for the development of modified laser secure ...

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