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Monthly report: May 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 150 influencers like SpaceNews and SPACE.com, discussing hashtags such as #Artemis , #coronavirus and #CSA.
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We Can Be Heroes: How the Nerds Are Reinventing Pop Culture

On May 17, 2020
@WIRED shared
Harry Potter–loving, TV-debating, fanfic-writing enthusiasts have emerged from the underground to dominate—and shape—mainstream pop culture. https://t.co/e2Xr9LhfrN
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Harry Potter–loving, TV-debating, fanfic-writing enthusiasts have emerged from the underground to dominate—and shape—the mainstream.

www.wired.com
On May 17, 2020
@WIRED shared
Harry Potter–loving, TV-debating, fanfic-writing enthusiasts have emerged from the underground to dominate—and shape—mainstream pop culture. https://t.co/e2Xr9LhfrN
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We Can Be Heroes: How the Nerds Are Reinventing Pop Culture

We Can Be Heroes: How the Nerds Are Reinventing Pop Culture

Harry Potter–loving, TV-debating, fanfic-writing enthusiasts have emerged from the underground to dominate—and shape—the mainstream.

Rocket Report: Starship set for static fire test, meet “The Dorado” booster

On May 1, 2020
@arstechnica shared
Rocket Report: Starship set for static fire test, meet “The Dorado” booster https://t.co/2taU8uC6sH by @SciGuySpace
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“We have frozen the program until better times.”

arstechnica.com
On May 1, 2020
@arstechnica shared
Rocket Report: Starship set for static fire test, meet “The Dorado” booster https://t.co/2taU8uC6sH by @SciGuySpace
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The ultimate 4-wheel-drive: How ESA's keeping XMM-Newton alive after 20 years and beyond

On May 1, 2020
@esa shared
RT @TheRegister: Two-thousand-zero-eight should've been over, oops, out of time. But XMM-Newton still parties like it's 1999 https://t.co/ekTNGbhChF
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You thought that yoghurt in the back of fridge was time-expired? Behold X-ray boffinry YEARS past its design-life

www.theregister.co.uk
On May 1, 2020
@esa shared
RT @TheRegister: Two-thousand-zero-eight should've been over, oops, out of time. But XMM-Newton still parties like it's 1999 https://t.co/ekTNGbhChF
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The ultimate 4-wheel-drive: How ESA's keeping XMM-Newton alive after 20 years and beyond

The ultimate 4-wheel-drive: How ESA's keeping XMM-Newton alive after 20 years and beyond

You thought that yoghurt in the back of fridge was time-expired? Behold X-ray boffinry YEARS past its design-life

Space executive: Government can’t save every startup but can do a lot

On May 2, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
As space investors become more conservative during the current economic downturn, they are less inclined to fund long-shot ventures and more likely to support companies that have a government contract. https://t.co/iyGcmh925Y https://t.co/WP5yrGESjn
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Relativity Space VP: “The most impactful thing that government can do is actually go out and buy services from startups."

spacenews.com
On May 2, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
As space investors become more conservative during the current economic downturn, they are less inclined to fund long-shot ventures and more likely to support companies that have a government contract. https://t.co/iyGcmh925Y https://t.co/WP5yrGESjn
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Space executive: Government can’t save every startup but can do a lot

Space executive: Government can’t save every startup but can do a lot

Relativity Space VP: “The most impactful thing that government can do is actually go out and buy services from startups."

Long March 5B rolled out for crewed spacecraft, space station test launch

On May 2, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
China has rolled out a Long March 5B launcher for a mission to prove space station launch capabilities and test a new spacecraft for deep space human spaceflight. https://t.co/XndpWS37Bw https://t.co/krHxP0uOjy
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China rolled out a Long March 5B launcher Wednesday for a mission to prove space station launch capabilities and test a new spacecraft for deep space human spaceflight.

spacenews.com
On May 2, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
China has rolled out a Long March 5B launcher for a mission to prove space station launch capabilities and test a new spacecraft for deep space human spaceflight. https://t.co/XndpWS37Bw https://t.co/krHxP0uOjy
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Long March 5B rolled out for crewed spacecraft, space station test launch

Long March 5B rolled out for crewed spacecraft, space station test launch

China rolled out a Long March 5B launcher Wednesday for a mission to prove space station launch capabilities and test a new spacecraft for deep space human spaceflight.

Northrop Grumman “bullish but cautious” about satellite servicing

On May 2, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
With the success of its first life extension vehicle and a new DARPA award, @northropgrumman is cautiously optimistic that demand for satellite servicing will grow. https://t.co/lWoCSqNTdZ https://t.co/LJVSVdPpGQ
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With the success of its first life extension vehicle and a new DARPA award, Northrop Grumman is cautiously optimistic about demand for satellite servicing.

spacenews.com
On May 2, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
With the success of its first life extension vehicle and a new DARPA award, @northropgrumman is cautiously optimistic that demand for satellite servicing will grow. https://t.co/lWoCSqNTdZ https://t.co/LJVSVdPpGQ
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Northrop Grumman “bullish but cautious” about satellite servicing

Northrop Grumman “bullish but cautious” about satellite servicing

With the success of its first life extension vehicle and a new DARPA award, Northrop Grumman is cautiously optimistic about demand for satellite servicing.

China to debut new version of powerful Long March 5 rocket this week

On May 4, 2020
@SpaceflightNow shared
A prototype for China’s next-generation human-rated spacecraft — flying on a test flight without astronauts — is scheduled to ride a new version of the country’s heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket into orbit this week. FULL STORY: https://t.co/WaEIOeQXET https://t.co/XL0Jy1nEJS
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A prototype for China’s next-generation human-rated spacecraft — flying on a test flight without astronauts — is scheduled to ride a new version of the country’s heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket into orbit this week. The Long March 5B’s four liquid-fueled boosters, each powered by two ...

spaceflightnow.com
On May 4, 2020
@SpaceflightNow shared
A prototype for China’s next-generation human-rated spacecraft — flying on a test flight without astronauts — is scheduled to ride a new version of the country’s heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket into orbit this week. FULL STORY: https://t.co/WaEIOeQXET https://t.co/XL0Jy1nEJS
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China to debut new version of powerful Long March 5 rocket this week

China to debut new version of powerful Long March 5 rocket this week

A prototype for China’s next-generation human-rated spacecraft — flying on a test flight without astronauts — is scheduled to ride a new version of the country’s heavy-lift Long March 5 ...

NASA's Perseverance Rover Spacecraft Put in Launch Configuration

On May 7, 2020
@NASAJPL shared
The @NASAPersevere rover is attached to its rocket-powered descent stage. These are the 1st spacecraft elements to come together for launch & the last to part when we land on Mars. This stage will slow the rover's descent for a safe landing on the surface. https://t.co/mnvpgEAhnv https://t.co/lrZQVhw7pd
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Stacking spacecraft components on top of each other is one of the final assembly steps before a mission launches to the Red Planet.

www.jpl.nasa.gov
On May 7, 2020
@NASAJPL shared
The @NASAPersevere rover is attached to its rocket-powered descent stage. These are the 1st spacecraft elements to come together for launch & the last to part when we land on Mars. This stage will slow the rover's descent for a safe landing on the surface. https://t.co/mnvpgEAhnv https://t.co/lrZQVhw7pd
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NASA's Perseverance Rover Spacecraft Put in Launch Configuration

NASA's Perseverance Rover Spacecraft Put in Launch Configuration

Stacking spacecraft components on top of each other is one of the final assembly steps before a mission launches to the Red Planet.

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