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Rocket Lab, a leading launch and space systems company, has successfully deployed two satellites to orbit for real-time geospatial monitoring company BlackSky.

Advanced manufacturing experts from Manchester have revealed what human life in space could look like - with a graphene-enhanced space habitat developed to meet anticipated demand for human settlements beyond Earth.

NASA is advancing technology that could use large amounts of nanoscale materials to launch lighter rockets and spacecraft than ever before.

Rescue and recovery involves meticulous planning and close coordination between NASA, the Department of Defense (DOD), and company recovery teams for Starliner and Crew Dragon.

The Stepping Stones economic analysis of space transportation supplied from near-Earth object (NEO) resources demonstrates the potential to break the tyranny of increasing space transportation costs created by dependence on Earth-based resources, particularly propellant.

NASA will continue its partnerships with three U.S. companies that are advancing technologies to deliver cargo payloads to the lunar surface.

Greg Scott, Space Roboticist, Naval Research Laboratory was the moderator of the "On-Orbit Satellite Servicing" AIAA Space 2016 panel.

Stephen Jurczyk, Associate Administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA moderated a panel title the "New LEO (low earth orbit) Economy" AIAA Space 2016 panel.

The notion of a free market space industry has picked up momentum significantly in the last decade with an increased focus on commercial endeavors. These endeavors are not only from current players in the space industry, but also from non-traditional entrants like Amazon and Google.

The Luxembourg Government is forging ahead with the initiative.