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  • [New] The launch of IXPE will mark the 28th launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in 2021, following a blastoff Thursday night from nearby pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with the next batch of Starlink internet satellites. spaceflightnow
  • [New] While the space game is changing, NASA will still be conducting research and training in low-Earth orbit for some time to come. SlashGear
  • [New] The International Space Station (ISS) is aging and has been developing issues that could one day make it uninhabitable over the last several years. SlashGear
  • [New] Starship will not make money for SpaceX until it's sending payloads and customers into space for commercial and government clients. Inverse
  • [New] The US space agency is seeking proposals from nuclear and space industry leaders on how the nuclear power system could be created and sent to space inside a 12 foot long, 18-foot wide rocket. The Khaama Press News Agency
  • [New] Moscow's test forced astronauts (including its own cosmonauts) on board the International Space Station (ISS) to take emergency safety measures for fear of collision. The Hill
  • [New] The G60 Star Chain is aiming to construct a communication constellation consisting of LEO (Low Earth Orbit) satellites, build a 500 mu (33.33 hectares) satellite manufacturing area and produce over 20 billion satellites during the 14th Five-Year Plan 2021-25. Global Times
  • [New] 2022 will be a historic year for the UK space and satellite industry, with the exciting prospect of the first small satellites launching from British soil. GOV.UK
  • [New] NASA's reason for the DART mission is to test the technology and theory of redirecting an asteroid before a real threat to Earth is found. Space Explored
  • [New] The US relies more heavily on satellites than any other nation on Earth - for civilian infrastructure and for its military, which could be left impotent if key satellites were disabled. The Week UK
  • [New] NASA's DART mission has been sparked by the threat and fear of a major asteroid hitting Earth in the future.
  • [New] At the intersection of regional and industrial policy, clusters and their place-based approach make Interreg Europe projects the ideal space for policy learning and showcasing how clusters can support SMEs in their green and digital tranformations through cross-border initiatives. Interreg Europe
  • [New] Impact should take place in the fall of 2022, when the binary asteroid system is 6.8 million miles (11 million kilometers) from Earth, almost the nearest point they ever get. News
  • [New] A flurry of new threats, technologies, and business models have emerged in the cybersecurity space as the world shifted to a remote work model in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has subsequently moved to a hybrid work culture. CRN - India
  • [New] NASA has launched a spacecraft destined to smash into an asteroid, testing a 'planetary defence' method that could one day be used to protect Earth from an incoming collision. Imeche
  • [New] The travelling debris fields posed a danger to Tiangong, the Chinese space station, and the International Space Station (ISS), which currently hosts two Russian cosmonauts. Royal United Services Institute
  • [New] Just one part of NASA's larger planetary defense strategy, DART - built and managed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland - will impact a known asteroid that is not a threat to Earth. SpaceX
  • [New] China's climate targets of peaking CO2 emissions before 2030 and reaching carbon neutrality before 2060 leave space for emissions increases until late this decade and for a very wide range of possible emissions trajectories over the decade that follows. Carbon Brief

Last updated: 05 December 2021