defense intelligence agency report aims to educate public on space security
New report from the Defense Intelligence Agency says the Chinese and Russian militaries rely on space systems to command and control forces worldwide. SPACE NEWS · 7 days
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European Space Agency Celebrates Women in Science with Astro Pi Challenge  SPACE.COM · 7 days
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'ISS Experience' to Bring Public Onto and Outside Space Station in VR  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
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Rocket Lab to Launch DARPA Satellite in February  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
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3,400 New UK Space Jobs Created  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
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