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US commits to no ASAT missile testing in space

Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the United States commits not to conduct destructive, direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing, to set a new international benchmark for responsible behavior in space. The Vice President called on other nations to follow in the US’ footsteps as such efforts benefitted humankind. 

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Artemis II crew gets new transportation vehicles

Canoo Technologies is supplying NASA’s Artemis II crew with a new fleet of transportation vehicles that will be used to take the astronauts to Launch Pad 39B for their historic ride aboard the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, NASA announced. The fleet of three vehicles is designed to accommodate the fully suited astronauts, the support team, and their equipment.

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Space Cafe WebTalk 33 minutes with Ricardo Conde – Portugal’s Journey into Space Recap

Our Space Cafe WebTalk “33 minutes with Ricardo Conde - Portugal’s Journey into Space” took place on Tuesday, 12th April. Ricardo Conde holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon and a postgraduate degree in Space Technologies. He began his professional career in 1991, having been

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Ger­man-Japanese aerospace co­op­er­a­tion extended

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) extended their cooperation by adopting the 'Inter Agency Arrangement for Strategic Partnership,’ an extended framework agreement, DLR said. The goal is to promote cooperation between the two countries’ aerospace industries.

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Space Café “Moriba’s Vox Populi 10” on What evidence constitutes harmful interference in space?

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 10” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about What evidence constitutes harmful interference in space? with Michael Byers, Co-Director of The Outer Space Institute, Holger Krag, Head of the Space Safety Programme Office at ESA, Jinyuan Su, Professor at Wuhan University

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NASA to support development of a second lunar lander

NASA announced that it will support the development of a second lunar lander to transport astronauts to and from the Moon’s surface to provide competition with SpaceX during the sustainable phase of the Artemis program. The agency will soon kick off the Sustaining Lunar Development award for a second lander separate from the existing Human Landing System (HLS).

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