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Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Warns of Foreign Space Threats to US Satellites

Army Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, mentioned at a conference the development of foreign space and counter-space capabilities that could target U.S. satellites and ground control platforms in future conflicts, SpaceNews reported Thursday.

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Ron Thompson on NASA’s Data Resources, Implementation of National Data Strategy

Ron Thompson, chief data officer at NASA, told Government Matters in a video interview posted Monday how the agency leverages data to support its missions. He discussed NASA’s data resources and how the agency executes the Office of Management and Budget’s National Data Strategy based on those resources.

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Six New Studies to Support NASA’s Space Health Efforts

Baylor College of Medicine's Translational Research Institute for Space Health has chosen six projects that aim to address NASA's biomedical needs for deep space missions. The projects will receive funds over two years to study astronaut health surveillance, medical guidance for deep space missions, quick medications and sensor-based health assessments, the space agency said Tuesday.

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NASA Begins RS-25 Engine Integration With SLS Rocket

NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility has connected the first RS-25 engine to the core stage of a rocket that will support lunar missions with the Orion spacecraft.

Engineers docked one of four RS-25 engines to the Space Launch System's core stage as part of a collaborative effort with Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne, the space agency said Wednesday.

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NASA Gathers Gateway Design Input From Industry Prototypes; Mike Gernhardt Quoted

NASA is evaluating five mockups representative of proposed designs for facilities of Gateway, the space agency's future outpost for manned lunar missions, Reuters reported Thursday. Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corp. and Bigelow Aerospace each submitted outpost prototypes with funds from a $65M allotment.

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