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February 19th, 2017
 
 
SpaceX Launches as Falcon Flies and a Successful 'Spot-On' Return... Dragon Heads to ISS
"Baby came back," Space CEO Elon Musk wrote on Instagram after the successful landing. 
 
 
DLR Enlists Airbus... France and Germany's MERLIN Mission Measures Methane
...will be the first to use an “active” LIDAR instrument with on-board light source (the laser) that measures at night and through thin cirrus clouds.
 
The Purchase of DigitalGlobe is a Distinct Possibility... and MDA is the Suitor
The takeover value would be in the area of $2 to $3 billion...
 
An ESA and ISRO Concordance
Collaboration is definitely in the card for the agencies...
 
Falcon 9 Transports NASA's SAGEIII and Thales Alenia Hexapod Pointing System to ISS... Measure Earth's Gases
Hexapod is a pointing system that can compensate for the instability of the Space Station and guarantee a finely-tuned...
 
Building the ESM for the Orion Spacecraft is a Win for Airbus Defence and Space
The ESM is a key element of Orion, the next-generation spacecraft that will take astronauts beyond LEO for the first time since the end of the Apollo program.
 
Russia and Uruguay Warn About Risks of Arms' Race in Space
Russia and Uruguay adopted a joint statement on Thursday warning about risks of an arms race in outer space...