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An artist's depiction of a lunar base, sometimes called a moon village. A moon village would provide a great initial market for lunar miners. Credit: Wikicommons
The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket (above) and Blue Origin’s planned New Glenn heavy lifter should prove that big, new rockets are no longer the sole province of government. Credit: SpaceX
The OA-4 service module departs Orbital ATK's Satellite Manufacturing facility in Dulles, Virginia.  Credit: Business Wire
A missile destroys a satellite in this depiction of a scenario some U.S. planners consider inevitable. Credit: Edobric/Shuttershock
In the last three years, two asteroids have come dangerously close to Earth, but these threats have been mostly ignored while NASA focuses on their largely uncertain Mars program. Credit: ESA artist's concept
A breakwater, an artificial island, and a series of massive sluice gates in the Venetian Lagoon‘s Lido Inlet as seen by a RapidEye satellite.  Credit: Planet
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C.  The subcommittee hearing was held to discuss the White House 2018 budget request for the U.S. Air Force. Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash
U.S. Department of Defense headquarters at The Pentagon. Credit: Master Sgt. Ken Hammond/Air Force
In this European Space Agency illustration, a satellite breaks up, adding to the growing population of orbital debris. Debris-clearing spacecraft the U.S., China and others have in the works could easily double as anti-satellite weapons. Credit: ESA
A Chinese military communications satellite launches atop a Long March 3B rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in November 2015. Credit: Xinhua
An Atlas 5 rocket successfully launches the AFSPC-5 mission. Credit: U.S. Air Force
Vice President Mike Pence applauds during an event where NASA introduced 12 new astronaut candidates, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. After completing two years of training, the new astronaut candidates could be assigned to missions performing research on the International Space Station, launching from American soil on spacecraft built by commercial companies, and launching on deep space missions on NASA’s new Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System rocket. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, standing, will become the head of the National Space Council once President Trump, seated, signs an executive order reestablishing the White House-level policy and oversight body. Credit: White house/Flickr
Arabella Wojnar, left, Bianca Wojnar, and Valentina Wojnar, right, pose for a photograph with a model of a spacecraft and alien during the Mars New Year celebration Friday, May 5, 2017, in Mars, Pennsylvania. The town is hosting two days of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) activities. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
States must put more pressure on spacefaring nations to prevent and mitigate the creation of space debris. Credit: Paul Fleet
SpaceX Dragon. Credit: SpaceX

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