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Speaking at the Sentinel 5P launch event in was Jo Johnson, the UK’s minister of state for universities, science, research and innovation. Johnson tried to reassure those in attendance that Sentinel 5P is not the UK’s final contribution to large EU-funded space projects such as Copernicus, Galileo and the Space Surveillance and Tracking program (SST). Credit: Twitter/@JoJohnsonUK
BFR on Mars
LRO in orbit
Artist's rendering of Capella Space's synthetic aperture radar cubesat. Credit: Capella Space
FCC commissioner Michael O'Rielly at Hudson Institute in 2014 (Wikicommons).
Eutelsat CEO Rodolphe Belmer. Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson.
An ESA artist's concept of a Rockot launcher carrying the Sentinel-5P Earth-observation satellite to orbit. Credit: ESA
Ariane 5 Arianespace VA237
General Atomics art
Kirk Pysher ILS
EM-1 engines
SpaceX EchoStar-105/SES-11 launch
Army Kestrel Eye
Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics (USNI photo)
Orion exploration flight test 1 test (Lockheed Martin photo)
Ahmet Arslan Turksat

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