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NASA-Established Planetary Protection Board Reports Recommendations

A NASA-established review board has made recommendations on preventing inter-contamination between Earth and other planets within the solar system. The space agency said Friday that its Planetary Protection Independent Review Board produced 43 recommendations and 34 findings that are included in a recent NASA report.

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Reports: Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Eyes Addition of Industry Advocates to Trump’s NASA Transition Team

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has initiated efforts to advance the addition of commercial space industry advocates to President-elect Donald Trump’s NASA transition team, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Andy Pasztor writes Charles Miller, former NASA official who supported commercial space initiatives, was named to the agency landing team Tuesday. Other expected …

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USPS Unveils Stamps of NASA’s Pluto Exploration, Planet Images

The U.S. Postal Service has launched two sets of “Forever” stamps that depict images from NASA‘s New Horizons Pluto probe as well as photos of the eight planets. USPS said Tuesday the first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Pluto—Explored! and Views of Our Planets stamps was held at the World Stamp Show-NY 2016. “In 1991, the Postal Service …

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