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DoD sources said Esper is likely to continue to advocate for space investments. more
UK Export Finance steps up space sector focus  SPACE NEWS · 5 hours
Britain’s export credit agency has long discussed more involvement in the satellite industry, but didn’t have any major deals to... more
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Contractors continue to win award fees despite SLS and Orion delays  SPACE NEWS · 6 hours
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Costs, delays mount for Boeing's NASA launch system, audit finds  REUTERS · 6 hours
NASA's flagship space launch system being built by Boeing is taking years longer than expected with... more
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NASA Wants Robots to Sniff Out Moon Pits for Astronaut Homes  SPACE.COM · 9 hours
With funding from NASA, researchers are working to build robots that can explore moon pits, sinkhole-like structures that could be full of resources and could even... more
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Watchdog criticizes rising costs, delays of NASA's next Moon rocket  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
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This Is NASA's Best View Yet (and Closest, Too!) of Asteroid Bennu  SPACE.COM · 12 hours
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Boeing to move space headquarters to Florida  SPACE NEWS · 12 hours
Boeing announced June 19 it will move the headquarters of its space division from the Washington, DC area to Florida as a... more
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Corsair is one of the best developers of PC gaming accessories in the market space, and the keyboards that it designed are nothing short of excellent. So excellent, in fact, that it's hard to definitively say... more
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Cassini Reveals New Sculpting in Saturn Rings  ASTRO WATCH · 13 hours
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NASA to Adjust SOFIA Flying Telescope's Operations to Improve Productivity  SPACE.COM · 14 hours
NASA plans to adjust operations of an airborne astronomical observatory in order to increase its scientific productivity. more
The satellite with X-ray vision  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
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NEEMO: Testing space gear under the sea  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
NASA's Extreme Environment Mission Operations takes place more than 18 meters below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. For nine days, astronauts, engineers, and scientists live and work underwater, testing new technologies for space. more
Orbit Fab Demonstrates Satellite Refueling Technology on Space Station  SPACE.COM · 15 hours
A startup company that plans to develop tankers for refueling satellites has completed a key test of its technology on the International Space Station. more
Le Bourget 2019  ESA · 16 hours
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For 10 years, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has scanned the sky for gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), the universe’s most luminous explosions. A new catalog... more
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OasISS reunion  ESA · 18 hours
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Executive order could reduce number of NASA advisory committees  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
An executive order calling for an across-the-board reduction in federal advisory groups could force NASA to shut down... more
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Table Salt Compound Spotted on Europa  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
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Air Force secretary’s space adviser Stopher to step down  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
In a letter to President Trump, Stopher said he plans to return to the private sector. more
Fully Restored, Apollo-Era Saturn IB Rocket Returns to NASA Display  SPACE.COM · 1 day
NASA's last flight-configured example of the rocket that launched the first Apollo astronauts into space is back on public view, having undergone an almost year-long, extensive restoration. more
NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu  Sky News · 1 day
A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years. more
Commercial space companies have received $7.2 billion in government investment since 2000  THE VERGE · 1 day
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Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing  REUTERS · 1 day
Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris... more
NASA to Seek Proposals for Lunar Gateway Logistics  SPACE.COM · 1 day
NASA will issue a formal call for proposals later this summer for cargo transportation services for its lunar Gateway, seeking to model that effort on the space station’s commercial cargo program. more
Forward to the Moon… and beyond  ESA · 1 day
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NASA’s best-yet photo of asteroid Bennu nails the dramatic lighting  TechCrunch · 2 days
NASA has taking a breathtaking new image of near-earth asteroid Bennu, captured by its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from its new, second orbit of the extraterrestrial object. The new picture,... more
Honour the past, prepare for the future  ESA · 2 days
ESA will join the world in celebrating the anniversary of the first human Moon landing this summer as European Space Talks take on... more
Orbit Fab demonstrates satellite refueling technology on ISS  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
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Moon's Crust Hides the Early History of Our Sun, NASA Scientists Say  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
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NASA Boss Says 'No Doubt' SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
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Radically different telescope design offers deeper look into space  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A radically different type of X-ray space telescope has been designed by scientists in Sweden, using advanced optic techniques that were originally developed in medical imaging research. more
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Turns 10, with Lessons for Moon Missions  SPACE.COM · 2 days
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter launched 10 years ago today and will likely guide future human moon landings. more
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Such a mission would have to keep two spacecraft, separated by thousands of miles, aligned within 3 feet of each other. more
Radically different telescope design offers deeper look into space  nanowerk · 2 days
A radically different type of X-ray space telescope has been designed by scientists in Sweden, using advanced optic techniques that were originally developed in medical imaging research. more
Watch Scientists Melt a Satellite Part to See How Stuff Burns Up During Reentry  SPACE.COM · 2 days
European researchers melted a dense satellite part in a special space fire created in a lab in hopes of better... more
Senators try new approach to passing commercial space bill  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Senators are taking a new approach to winning passage of a commercial space bill, offering it as an... more
What to Expect When LightSail 2 Launches into Space  SPACE.COM · 2 days
The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft is finally ready to attempt flight by light. Here's what to expect from the June 24 launch! more
NASA's Cassini reveals New Sculpting in Saturn Rings  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
As NASA's Cassini dove close to Saturn in its final year, the spacecraft provided intricate detail on the workings of Saturn's complex rings, new analysis shows. more
Twin NASA Satellites Will Ride SpaceX Falcon Heavy to Study Earth's Ionosphere  SPACE.COM · 2 days
NASA will be launching two identical miniature satellites next week as part of a project designed to help scientists understand how Earth's atmosphere muddies... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds dry air affecting Tropical Cyclone Vayu  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Tropical Cyclone Vayu was fading as it neared the coast of southwestern Pakistan and northwestern India. Dry air and wind shear were preventing development the development of thunderstorms, making the... more
NASA's Webb Sunshield undergoes rocket fitting, more testing  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's spacecraft element, which consists of the observatory's spacecraft bus and the sunshield, was put in the same folded-up configuration that it will be in when mounted on... more
Op-ed | Trump’s most unhelpful moon tweet  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Trump’s recent tweet will only sow confusion and complicate the already herculean task of building a permanent, manned American presence in the... more
Cassini Team Delivers New Findings on Saturn’s Ring System  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Although NASA’s Cassini mission ended in 2017, science continues to flow from the data collected. In a series... more
NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024  Sky News · 2 days
NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing... more
Safety Panel Calls on NASA to Apply Commercial Crew Lessons for Artemis  SPACE.COM · 3 days
As NASA starts development of lunar landers for Artemis, it should carefully incorporate the lessons learned from the commercial crew program, a safety panel... more
NASA Is Tracking One of Earth's Most Valuable Resources — Water  SPACE.COM · 3 days
Water is a complex problem on Earth: Some places get far too little of it and some get far too much. more
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How many times have you taken a selfie and posted it instantly to your favourite social media channel? The Mercury Transfer Module of the BepiColombo spacecraft, currently en route to Mercury, is equipped with three 'selfie-cams' and this morning captured... more
Peraton acquires cloud services, satellite ground systems provider Solers  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
Peraton CEO and chairman Stu Shea said the acquisition of Solers will strengthen the company's national security space... more
Hubble Space Telescope Sees IC 10  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of the irregular galaxy IC 10. IC 10 is a member of the... more
Bam! Fresh Crater Spied on Mars — and It Looks Spectacular  SPACE.COM · 3 days
A small space rock crashed into the Martian surface recently, producing a fresh crater that researchers estimate is 49 feet to 53 feet (15 to 16... more
NASA to seek proposals for Gateway logistics  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
NASA will issue a formal call for proposals later this summer for cargo transportation services for its lunar Gateway, seeking to model... more
On This Day in Space! June 17, 1985: First Arab and Muslim in Space  SPACE.COM · 3 days
On June 17, 1985, the space shuttle Discovery launched on NASA's STS-51G mission, carrying payload specialist Sultan Salman Abdelize Al-Saud.... more
Instant space selfies  ESA · 3 days
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As it plans LEO constellations, DoD must prepare to deal with congestion  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
The buzzword in military space these days is “proliferated LEO,” which is Pentagon-speak for large numbers of small satellites in low Earth orbit. more
RUAG: Suppliers are key to mission success  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
RUAG Space offers high-performance, reliable products for launch vehicles and satellites, offering engineering, design and production. more
A droplet walks into an electric field …  MIT · 3 days
Researchers have found a simple formula that could be useful for air purification, space propulsion, and molecular analyses. more
Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris  REUTERS · 3 days
The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics... more
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