Landsat 5 was a relatively young eight-year-old spacecraft the last time Congress passed major remote-sensing legislation. Credit: NASA
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A 2011 file photo of an Ariane 5 rocket rolling out to the launch pad. Credit: Arianespace
Holger Krag, head of the European Space Agency’s Space Debris Office, only 60 percent of all missions currently end with a successful disposal of the satellite in line with orbital debris mitigation guidelines promulgated by the United Nations. Credit: ESA video screenshot
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Planetary Resources CEO Chris Lewicki, left, greets Prince Guillaume, the hereditary grand duke of Luxembourg, during an April 13 visit to Seattle. The visit followed an April 12 stop in Silicon Valley. Credit:  Jean-Christophe Verhaegen via
DARPA's RSGS program aims to take satellite-servicing technologies tested on the ground into orbit in 2020 to 2021 for a full-up demo. Credit: DARPA
U.S. Export-Import Bank. Credit: House Minority Whip
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Astronaut Harrison Schmitt collects lunar rake samples during the Apollo 17 mission. Credit: NASA
NASA artist's concept of SLS.
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