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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Intelsat's Network Operations Center mages and monitors its customers' satellite traffic. Credit: Intelsat
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SpaceX announced plans to send two people on a commercial mission around the moon as soon as 2018, aboard a version of its Dragon 2 spacecraft. 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
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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While the space community waited weeks to see who would be added to the NASA transition team, it looks to be one of the largest teams in recent memory. Six of the current eight members are pictured above.
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Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for U.S. president, and Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate, answered nine space-related questions posted by SpaceNews.   Credit: Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com
This image from DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 satellite shows the Crimean port of Sevastopol. Credit: DigitalGlobe
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