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Lunapolitics: U.S. To Propose ‘Artemis Accords’ To Govern Moon Mining Operations

Following the executive order on Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources signed by President Donald J. Trump on 6 April 2020, it has been reported by Reuters on 5 May 2020 that the United States is drafting principles it proposes can govern mining and other …

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Astrobotic to Develop New Commercial Payload Service for NASA’s Human Landing System

Astrobotic proudly announced on 4 May 2020 that it is has been selected to develop and lead a new commercial payload service onboard the Dynetics Human Landing System (HLS).  Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, was recently announced as one of three awardees by NASA to develop a new …

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Maxar To Support Dynetics In Designing And Building Lunar Human Landing System For NASA

Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced on 1 May 2020 that it has been selected to support Dynetics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos, in designing and building a Human Landing System for NASA’s Artemis program, which will send the first woman and …

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Luxembourg Joins The International Space Exploration Coordination Group

The International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG), which has recently released its annual report, is an international forum for promoting coordinated efforts toward human and robotic space exploration on and around the Moon and Mars. The Luxembourg Space Agency, which heads the SpaceResources.lu initiative, is proud to join this group of highly influential …

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NASA Names Companies To Develop Human Landers For Artemis Moon Missions

NASA has selected three U.S. companies to design and develop human landing systems (HLS) for the agency’s Artemis program, one of which will land the first woman and next man on the surface of the Moon by 2024. NASA is on track for sustainable human exploration of the Moon for the first time in history. The human landing system awards under the Next Space …

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E2MC Update On Space Financing Rounds In April 2020

By Raphael Roettgen US$68 million of announced space-related financing rounds in April 2020 is by far the lowest number this year and indeed in a while – presumably, COVID has started to show its impact. This can also be seen in at least two further, high profile bankruptcy filings in …

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Bulgaria’s EnduroSat Receives Investment From Neo Ventures

Bulgarian New Space company EnduroSat has received a US$362,000 investment from Neo Ventures, a venture capital company headquartered in the Bulgarian capital city Sofia, it was reported on 28 April 2020. EnduroSat was founded in 2015 and designs, builds, and operates Nanosatellites for a commercial and scientific missions. EnduroSat is …

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#SpaceWatchGL Interview: Dr. Scott Pace On The U.S. Space Resources Executive Order

On 6 April 2020, US President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources. This order addresses US policy regarding the recovery and use of resources in outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies. SpaceWatch.Global was able to …

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