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spacehumanity sends out a global call for citizen astronauts with a cause newspace2019
.@SpaceHumanity sends out a global call for citizen astronauts with a cause: #NewSpace2019
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one more step to the moon blueorigin fires be7 lunar lander engine for full 6 minutes
One more step to the moon: @blueorigin fires #BE7 lunar lander engine for full 6 minutes:
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blueorigins patrick zeitouni says workforce is now at 2200 and still growing newspace2019
.@blueorigin’s Patrick Zeitouni says workforce is now at “2200 and still growing.“ #Newspace2019
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s patrick zeitouni says hydrogen fueled be 7 moon lander engine went through full 6 minute test firing a few d
.@blueorigin’s Patrick Zeitouni says hydrogen-fueled BE-7 moon lander engine went through full 6-minute test firing a few days ago. #newspace2019
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olisrobotics and tethersunlimited join forces on remote controlled space robots
.@OlisRobotics and #TethersUnlimited join forces on remote-controlled space robots:
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for what it s worth i m getting the impression that folks with s satellite effort are already talking with pot
For what it's worth, I'm getting the impression that folks with @amazon's #ProjectKuiper satellite effort are already talking with potential launch providers. And not exclusively @blueorigin. #NewSpace2019
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exec director lays out the timeline to select private astronaut ambassadors for expense paid trips to space
.⁦@SpaceHumanity⁩ exec director ⁦@rachlyonsaero⁩ lays out the timeline to select private astronaut ambassadors for expense-paid trips to spac#newspace2019e.
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if youre interested in an arab tech tour here are suggested stops from talal al kaissi of the
If you’re interested in an Arab tech tour, here are suggested stops from Talal Al-Kaissi of the ⁦@uaespaceagency⁩ #Newspace2019
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new space station ventures could boost manufacturing medicine and marketing h t
New space station ventures could boost manufacturing, medicine - and marketing: #Newspace2019 H/T @Doug_Comstock
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at melanie corcoran freelander of analytic fusion provides overview of geospatial intelligence companies such
At #Newspace2019, Melanie Corcoran-Freelander of Analytic Fusion provides overview of geospatial intelligence companies such as @BlackSky_Inc, @DescartesLabs, @SpireGlobal ... plus list of trends:

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news from session after spending 11 years on marvel movies says hell spend next 11 years supporting use of rob
News from #reMARS session: After spending 11 years on Marvel movies, @RobertDowneyJr says he’ll spend next 11 years supporting use of robotics and tech to clean up the planet thru a new campaign called #FootprintCoalition. Opening April 2020.
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elonmusk says spacex has assembled starship hopper test rocket with a shiny retro look
.@elonmusk says @SpaceX has assembled #Starship Hopper test rocket with a shiny, retro look:
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looks super bogus mt mariaroxxs69 seeing this everywhere nasa scientist says solar storm could detonate nukes
Looks super-bogus: MT @mariaroxxs69: Seeing this everywhere, NASA scientist says solar storm could detonate nukes.
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tries his hand at operating hand at exhibit and reacts with his famous laugh
.@JeffBezos tries his hand at operating @AxonVR@shadowrobot hand at#reMARS exhibit - and reacts with his famous laugh:
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and there it is the lunar eclipse over seattle with a ufo er plane flying past at 1 60 sec exposure
And there it is ... the #SuperBloodWolfMoon lunar eclipse over Seattle ... with a UFO, er, plane flying past at 1/60 sec exposure.
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the two most recent atlantic space splashdowns nasa apollo9 in 1969 spacex crewdragon in 2019
The two most recent Atlantic space splashdowns: @NASA #Apollo9 in 1969 ... @SpaceX #CrewDragon in 2019.
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wow that s quite a picture from ingallsimages of orion launch wish i were there note the onlookers at bottom
Wow, that's quite a picture from @ingallsimages of #Orion launch! Wish I were there. Note the onlookers at bottom.
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solar storm warning sun unleashes x class flare in our general direction
Solar storm warning: Sun unleashes X-class flare in our general direction:
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after trying out the haptic robotic hand at booth at conference says the experience felt weirdly natural 2 2 h
After trying out the haptic robotic hand at @AxonVR@shadowrobot booth at#reMARS conference,@JeffBezos says the experience felt “weirdly natural.” 2/2 H/T@AmazonreMARS
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touchscreen gloves zippered helmets reboots spacesuits for astronauts who ll ride
Touchscreen gloves? Zippered helmets? reboots spacesuits for astronauts who'll ride : #Starliner
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