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Dream Chaser cannot do all that the original shuttle did, but it can perform the shuttle’s single most important task of transporting crews to the ISS and returning them to a safe and dry landing...

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Original moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is putting together a video project of people's testimonials about the Apollo 11 Moon landing for the 45th anniversary on July 20th. He launched a social media campaign which includes a YouTube Channel, #Apollo45. This is the inital part of that project. Credit: Buzz Aldrin Enterprises

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Commentary | MSL: Public Spectacle or Learning Opportunity?

The landing of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover is indisputably a public relations coup for the agency. The event was a tightly organized, highly successful and greatly entertaining public spectacle. NASA is keeping close track of media reports, Web hits and other measures of public interest.

Such statistics are not real measures, however. They are only indicators. It remains to be seen whether the interested public will remain engaged in the MSL mission as tantalizing yet ambiguous science results start to roll in.

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Aug. 11

 
PROFILE: Scott Whatmough, vice president, integrated communications systems, Raytheon
 
Coverage of the Small Satellite Conference in Logan, Utah. 
Coverage of AIAA Space conference in San Diego

 
Aug. 18
 
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Aug. 25
 
PROFILE: Carey Smith, president, Honeywell Technology solutions

SPOTLIGHT: Busek Co., a Massachusetts propulsion provider
 
SPECIAL REPORT ON MISSILE DEFENSE: Coverage at the Space and Missile Defense conference in Huntsville, Alabama. Updates possible on Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Standard Missile -3 and Aegis Ashore programs.
 
DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 satellite scheduled to launch Aug. 13 aboard a Lockheed Martin Atlas 5 rocket 
  
Two Galileo navigation satellites slated to launch Aug. 22 on a Soyuz provided by Arianespace.

 

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