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Applied Minds, Inc. created a vision of how to achieve optimal SSA through the “ JSpOC of the Future” demonstration at their Glendale, California, facility. The company designed and built a fullscale, multi-faceted command center mockup that demonstrated advanced tools and techniques for distributed collaboration, data fusion, visualization, and adaptive planning. Credit: U.S. Air Force Research Lab
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 booster being returned to port aboard a drone ship following the JCSAT-14 Mission in May. Credit: SpaceX
A SpaceX Falcon 9 poised for the March 2017 launch of SES-9 from Cape Canaveral's SLC-40 launch pad. Credit: SpaceX
A damaged strongback can be seen in this Sept. 7 photo of Cape Canaveral's SLC-40, the site of SpaceX's Sept. 1 pre-flight Falcon 9 failure. Credit: SpaceNews/Jeff Foust
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An eyewitness sent SpaceNews this photo of smoke billowing over a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
An eyewitness sent SpaceNews this photo of smoke billowing over a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
A health worker administers a polio vaccine. Credit: Rotary Club of Nagpur, Flickr Creative Commons
Northrop Grumman-built Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) demonstrator satellites are on-orbit, demonstrating capabilities required for birth-to-death tracking of ballistic missiles and other cold objects in space. Credit: Northrup Grumman artist’s concept
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The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon a $886 million contract in 2010 to develop the next-generation GPS ground system, or GPS OXC. Credit: Raytheon graphic
Skylon with SABRE engines. Credit: Reaction Engines

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