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Jan 01 2017 419b54a6-d9ea-410c-9c9d-9466fb41a5fb

NewSpace News: January 2017

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SoftBank Invests $1B into OneWeb ● John Glenn passes away ● Virgin Galactic completes first glide test of VSS Unity ● Blue Origin plans to open Florida fleet facility in 2017 ● NASA awards Space Systems Loral satellite servicing contract. Read more here

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Oct 01 2016 94bd07c1-1712-4fe0-8298-c01c7dff11dc

NewSpace News: October 2016

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SpaceX targets November return to flight ● Blue Origin announces New Glenn ● Rocket Lab receives OK to launch from NZ government ● SpaceVault offers CDs toward private spaceflight tickets ● NOAA selects commercial data contractors. Read more here

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Aug 01 2016 2efb3d3b-1f08-42e0-919e-e218125aed33

NewSpace News: August 2016

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NASA orders second crew Dragon ● Reaction Engines secures funding for SABRE demonstrator ● NASA seeking uses for empty docking port ● Terminal Velocity Aerospace awarded SBIR for reentry proposal ● Moon Express licensing Cape Canaveral launch complexes. Read more here

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Jul 01 2016 4c75d657-767d-4903-901b-1276dc3a0891

NewSpace News: July 2016

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Bigelow’s Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) is delivered to the ISS and inflated ● Blue Origin Breaks ground in Florida ● China offers to share new space station ● ISRO launches Planet Labs’ Doves. Read more here

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Jun 05 2016 9fe94d7c-aa08-4496-81bf-b423572a87c5

NewSpace News: June 2016

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Vector Space Systems test fires their new second stage engine ● Accion raises $7.5M in Series A ● Luxembourg invests in space resources ● SES takes controlling share in O3B ● SpaceX recovered two more boosters intact. Read more here

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May 07 2016 Capture

NewSpace News: May 2016

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SFF on the cover of Space News ● SpaceX successfully lands an orbital booster on a drone ship ● Blue Origin successfully launches and lands the same booster ● Vector Space Systems is formed and raises $1M in angel investment ● Hawking and Milner announce Breakthrough Starshot initiative. Read more here

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Apr 13 2016 64322287-1c1f-4e5e-b364-6af71ff728ac

NewSpace News: April 2016

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Astroscale wins $30M grant ● Skyfi joins global internet race ● XPRIZE Foundation begins planning new prize to follow Google Lunar XPRIZE ● The FCC publicly calls out satellite manufacturers for not sharing communication bands ● Made In Space delivers second 3D printer to the ISS. Read more here

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Mar 18 2016 c9762024-39f1-4bf4-b1f1-5598335e08bf

NewSpace News: March 2016

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Venture Capital groups invest more in space startups in 2015 than past 15 years combined ● Virgin Galactic unveils new VSS Unity ● Boeing successfully drop-tests CST-100 Starliner ● The ISS tests 3D printing in space. Read more here

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