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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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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
Landsat 5 was a relatively young eight-year-old spacecraft the last time Congress passed major remote-sensing legislation. Credit: NASA
David Melcher, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, speaking April 4 at the 33rd Space Symposium. Credit: Tom Kimmell
A Falcon 9 with a previously flown first stage lifts off March 30 carrying the SES-10 satellite. Credit: SpaceX
U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 30 to reduce federal regulations. Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson (to the right of Trump) was among the corporate executives in attendance. Credit: White House
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U.S. Rep. James Bridenstine (R-Okla.) discussed his American Space Renaissance Act during an industry breakfast at the 32nd Space Symposium in April 2016. Credit: Tom Kimmell
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The U.S. Defense Department uses commercial satellite communications to keep in touch with UAV, such as the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft show here. Credit: Wikicommons
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DARPA's  Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program, which will demonstrate servicing technologies in GEO, features a payload developed by the U.S Naval Research Laboratory. Here, RSGS's Front-end Robotics Enabling Near-term Demonstration, or FREND, flight prototype robotic arm performs fully autonomous grapple testing. Credit: NRL

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