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U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner argues that contracting provisions he added to a draft NASA authorization act last year would help safeguard U.S. space technology against Chinese efforts to steal it.
A disregard for terrestrial international norms has also been witnessed with regard to space.
The next goals for human spaceflight should be industrialization and settlement, writes aerospace engineer Gary Oleson.
Of the world’s 50 satellite laser ranging stations, five fixed stations are in Shanghai, Changchun, Beijing, Wuhan and Kuming
On June 10, NASA IV&V participated in the Mars 2020 Safety and Mission Success Review (SMSR) where final mission assurance conclusions were provided, culminating in an affirmative “Go” from NASA IV&V, providing concurrence for the project to move forward to the Flight Readiness Review (FRR) in July. This milestone is the culmination of years of hard work by JPL and NASA IV&V to confirm Mars 2020 mission readiness for launch currently set for July 30.
Three months after the coronavirus pandemic upended American society, there are signs of recovery. NASA is also taking the first initial steps back to normal operations.
Establishing an international long-term sustainable lunar presence in partnership with the private sector remains the core focus in space exploration
DoD’s Space Development Agency is leading the way as it prepares to put up a communications transport layer and a surveillance and tracking layer for hypersonic missile defense.
The integration of ICBMs and space operations creates synergy and also signals a commitment by the U.S. to deterrence in and out of the space domain.
Because we consider space unique, we often fail to look at other domains for inspiration and to avoid potential pitfalls. That’s a mistake.
In life, it’s the connections that count.
It’s the phone call and the text message. The emails for work. The online shopping and the credit card in the store.Th e visit to the ATM, the airplane trip, the medical emergency.