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Scientists Propose First Astrophysics Mission to the Moon


Tomasz  Nowakowski | Astro Watch Blog


A team of researchers led by Richard Miller of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has recently proposed a next-generation mission to the moon called the Lunar Occultation Explorer (LOX) which is now under review by NASA. If accepted by the agency, it will be the first dedicated astrophysics lunar mission.
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CNT-Modified CFRPs Offer the Possibility of Sensing Structures to the Aerospace Industry

Jerrold Wang |  Lux Research

Researchers at the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), the University of Bristol’s Advanced Composite Centre for Innovation and Science (ACCIS), and aerospace company Bombardier teamed up to develop a carbon nanotube-based material that is to replace the polymer sizing in carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRPs) for aerospace applications.

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President Trump plans to monetize space

Katherine DeMetre | Infocast Events

The Trump Administration is considering a bold and ambitious vision for the U.S. space program.

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The private sector gives critical endorsement to NASA’s deep space rocket

Katherine DeMetre | Infocast Events

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) – an enormous rocket set to launch astronauts into deep space – got a crucial endorsement from the private sector.

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The Satellite Analytics Market

Advanced Technology & Manufacturing, space 2.0

Nicholas Brown | SpaceKnow

There’s a new way for firms to analyse global economic developments and events, by viewing them from space. While satellite analytics have been available to governments for decades, high-resolution satellite imagery is fast becoming the last Cold War technology to be made widely available for commercial use.

Despite previous obstacles in efficiency, developments in

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