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Steve Eisenhart of the Space Foundation moderates this discussion on Space in the Asia Pacific Region with Lt. Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF, Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command and Frank A. Rose, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Space and Defense Policy,U.S. Department of State at the National Space Symposium.
Wanda M. Austin of the The Aerospace Corporation moderates a panel on mission assurance in a budget-constrained environment at the Space Foundation National Space Symposium.
Kennedy Space Center Robert Cabana led a group of NASA representatives to brief the media on the progress of the Orion spacecraft. Orion could take astronauts on a sample collection mission to an asteroid as early as 2021.
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the second Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO-2 satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 5:21 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-41. ULA launched the first satellite in the constellation, GEO-1, aboard and Atlas V on May 7, 2011.
SpaceX's Grasshopper doubled its highest leap to date to rise 24 stories or 80.1 meters (262.8 feet) today, hovering for approximately 34 seconds and landing safely using closed loop thrust vector and throttle control.
Today, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft to orbit for SpaceX's second mission under its Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA. Falcon 9 completed its job perfectly, continuing its 100 percent success rate.
UPDATED at 3:50 p.m. EST: This morning at 10:10 a.m. EST, a SpaceX Falcon 9 with Dragon spacecraft launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on its second of 12 NASA contracted resupply missions to the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA and SpaceX officials provide an update on preparations for the scheduled launch of the second Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station on Friday, Mar. 1, at 10:10 a.m. EST.
On Monday, February 25, 2013 at 1:30 PM ET, SpaceX conducted a successful static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket, in advance of a targeted March mission to the International Space Station.
A prelaunch news conference featuring NASA and USGS scientists was held on Feb. 8 at the Vandenberg AFB in California, where the launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission(LDCM), is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 11.
On Thursday, February 7, 2013, Arianespace successfully carried out the 54th Ariane 5 launch in a row, orbiting two telecommunications satellites: Amazonas-3 for Spanish operator Hispasat, and Azerspace/Africasat-1a for the Azerbaijani operator Azercosmos JSC and the Azerbaijan Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies.
Approximately 40 seconds after the launch from the Odyssey Sea Launch platform in the pacific, the Zenit-3SL rocket carrying the Intelsat 27 failed. The launch was at 1:57 a.m. EST. The reason for failure is unknown at this time and according to Intelsat, Sea Launch will convene a Failure Review Oversight Board to look into the mishap.
After two previous failures, South Korea successfully launched their rocket placing a satellite into orbit. The Korean Space Launch Vehicle (KSLV-1), known as Naro-1, a two-stage rocket, took off at 4 p.m. local time (2 a.m. eastern).
NASA officials discuss the launch of the TDRS-K spacecraft to add to the space network that enables communications between the International Space Station and Earth-orbiting satellites and ground controllers.
The James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University hosted a panel discussion on the need for a definitive space policy. The expert panel reviewed the present status and future of NASA and the U.S. civil space program with respect to space policy.
Virgin Galactic and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association have agreed on liability issues that will form the basis of legislation that Senator Mary Kay Papen will introduce tomorrow and which is expected to have broad bipartisan support.
Deep Space Industries (DSI) is another new entry in the asteroid mining field who want to go beyond just mining asteroids and into manufacturing products in space. As with another recent new commercial space venture, Golden Spike, DSI showcased some savvy space veterans but lack the resources to execute their plans to completion.