Tag Archives: space exploration

DOE Unveils Policy Recommendations for Space Exploration; Dan Brouillette Quoted

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has introduced a set of recommendations that supports the U.S. government's National Space Policy. The strategy builds on six decades worth of DOE's contributions to U.S. Space programs and indicates the role of the department's innovation enterprise in responding to large-scale research development challenges in space policies.

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White House Issues National Strategy for Planetary Protection

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The White House National Space Council has released a new strategy that seeks to protect the Earth and other planetary bodies from biological contamination associated with space exploration activities and ensure safe and sustainable commercialization and exploration of space. For the first objective, the government should come up with a forward contamination framework and risk-informed decision-making implementation strategies. 

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NASA NIAC Selects Technology Concepts to Advance Space, Ocean Exploration; Walt Engelund, Slava Turyshev, Jason Derleth Quoted

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NASA has introduced its new Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program that will integrate emerging technologies to enable faster trips to Mars and robotic exploration of the ocean, the administration announced on Wednesday

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Raytheon, National Science Foundation Radio Astronomy Facilities Partner to Detect Space Asteroids; Art Morrish, Tony Beasley Quoted

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Raytheon, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to detect and characterize near-earth asteroids large enough to cause significant damage, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Lockheed Martin Launches First Satellite, Software-Defined Mission; Rick Ambrose Quoted

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Lockheed Martin has announced its first smart satellite, Pony Express 1, launched on Thursday. The upgraded satellite has integrated technology that will allow the company to conduct more thorough tests in-orbit. Lockheed Martin has launched the satellite aboard the Tyvak 6U spacecraft.

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