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SMC Commander Thompson: 'It's definitely a priority for us to keep those innovative small companies in play." SPACE NEWS · 6 days
U.S. Space Force declares ‘offensive’ communications jammer ready for deployment  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The Counter Communications System Block 10.2 was declared operational by the Space and Missile Systems Center’s... more
WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, urges aggressive action  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic and urged aggressive action from all countries to fight it more
Pandemic bonds: The financial cure we need for COVID-19?  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Countries around the world are taking unprecedented action to stem financial collapse due to COVID-19. Governments are acting as insurers of last resort, providing liquidity to both individuals and corporations... more
ESA’s other Galileo satellite: in action, on the ground  ESA · 3 hours
Europe has 26 Galileo navigation satellites in orbit, blanketing the world in positioning signals, with another 12 planned... more
The Latest: EU leaders call for 'massive' action on virus  ABC NEWS · 5 days
European Union leaders are calling for urgent and "massive" coordinated international action to stop the coronavirus pandemic more
Warped space-time to help WFIRST find exoplanets  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
NASA's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) will search for planets outside our solar system toward the center of our Milky Way galaxy, where most stars are. Studying the properties of exoplanet worlds will... more
Coronavirus pandemic's global impact seen from space in chilling satellite images  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
The global response to the novel coronavirus pandemic is so intense that it's visible from space. more
Nanoimaging the intracellular space to aid drug development  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Chemotherapeutics are key players in the clinical setting to fight most types of cancer, and novel chemicals could facilitate new and unique intracellular interactions that modulate the cell machinery and destroy the... more
Heart and kidney patients should keep taking their medicines during COVID-19 pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, inaccurate medical information has flooded social media and other channels. more
Orion completes testing at Plum Brook  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The Orion spacecraft that will fly on the first launch of the Space Launch System has completed testing at an Ohio facility and will... more
Space Force launches its first mission with virus precautions  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The newly established U.S. Space Force launched its first national security satellite Thursday with a leaner staff because of the coronavirus pandemic. more
EU seeks unified action against virus as case count mounts  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
European Union interior ministers were meeting Friday to try to organize unified action against the spread of coronavirus more
It's all academic! COVID-19 epidemic now an official pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has reached pandemic status, spanning 114 countries and territories, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared. The novel coronavirus that emerged three months ago... more
Coronavirus pandemic to halt SLS testing  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
NASA has elevated two centers to the highest level of its pandemic response plan, halting preparations for a major test of the Space Launch... more
DoD increases progress payments to contractors to shore up cash-strapped suppliers  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Pentagon spokesman: DoD is working to help increase cash flow to the defense industrial... more
Proposed transistor is made of graphene and a two-dimensional superconductor  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at the Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems (PCS), within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea) have proposed a transistor made of graphene and... more
Space Symposium postponed due to coronavirus pandemic  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
The 36th Space Symposium, which regularly attracts several thousand registrants and hundreds of exhibitors from around the world to the Broadmoor Hotel... more
Italy's coronavirus death toll tops 1,000 as Europe becomes new center of the world's pandemic  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Italy's coronavirus death toll tops 1,000 as Europe becomes new center of the world's pandemic more
Robots and drones can help curb the coronavirus pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Can robots provide an effective method to combat the COVID-19 pandemic? A team of robotic leaders, including Henrik Christensen, the director of UC San Diego’s Contextual Robotics Institute, believes that... more
ESA puts four science missions on hold during pandemic  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
The European Space Agency announced March 24 it is suspending regular operations of four of its missions, including... more
Coronavirus updates: The latest COVID-19 news for the global space industry  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Ongoing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic's impact on the global space industry. Follow our reporters on... more
National Space Council meeting postponed  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
The next meeting of the National Space Council, already scaled back because of the coronavirus pandemic, has been postponed, the White House announced March 21. more
RAND study: U.S. Space Force has to define its mission  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
RAND says most space operational units and space acquisition organizations in DoD should be moved to... more
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