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Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. David Buck Forms Consulting Firm

David Buck, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, has established a consulting company to help space, nuclear and cyber companies develop engagement strategies and match their capabilities with government requirements.

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Report: Maxar’s Space Tech Business Draws Interest From Leonardo, Thales

European conglomerates Leonardo and Thales are considering a joint bid to buy Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) subsidiary that develops technology for space and terrestrial applications, Reuters reported Tuesday. Leonardo CEO Alessandro Profumo cited satellite antenna technology as a technology area of interest in MDA.

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NASA Identifies New Commercial Opportunities for Space Station

NASA has unveiled a five-part plan to expand commercial research and development opportunities aboard the International Space Station to support low-Earth orbit missions. The agency said Friday it looks to industry partners to drive space exploration and support NASA’s ongoing LEO activities through services such as astronaut training and technology testing.

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NASA Taps Eight Companies to Study Space Comms for Scientific, Economic Benefits

NASA has awarded eight U.S. firms a total of $4M to investigate concepts that will aid existing and future space transmission systems. The goal of their five-month research period is to gain data that will assist near-Earth missions that are scheduled to begin in the mid-2020s. The agency said Thursday …

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