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LeoLabs’ New Radar Tracks Tiny Space Debris

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LeoLabs CEO and co-founder Dan Ceperley says the firm has a mission “to drive a new era of transparency in LEO.”

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Astroscale US Targets DoD Sat Servicing Market

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“DoD is a customer like any other, with a future need for servicing its own satellites to extend mission life,” says Astroscale US President Ron Lopez.

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DoC’s Ross: Streamlined Rules For Remote Sensing Sats Out By October

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The new satellite export control rules being finalized by the Commerce and State Depts. will take into account the “need to maintain export controls with some countries, while streamlining them for others,” says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

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SATCOM Experts: AsiaSat Sales Not Threat to National Security

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  UPDATED WASHINGTON: US commercial satellite sales to AsiaSat, and the company’s leasing of communications bandwidth to China, are not threats to US national security, say experts — contrary to charges by Republican Senators Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst. Instead, US export control law very deliberately has been crafted to encourage such sales in a… Keep reading →

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Trump’s Huawei ‘Reversal’ Means Nothing – Yet

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Trump’s declaration has to be translated into legal rules — by officials who don’t share his conciliatory stance.

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HAC Pumps Up NIST Research On Emerging Tech

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House Appropriators add millions of dollars to the National Institute of Standards & Technology’s work on AI, cybersecurity, quantum computing, 3D printing, and 5G telecommunications.

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Trump Vs. Huawei: The World Is Watching

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How the US implements the new Executive Order will have a big impact on whether allies join the American push against Chinese tech.

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Commerce Dept. Remote Sensing Rules Reduce DoD Licensing Control

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Newly proposed licensing rules for commercial remote sensing will eliminate automatic DoD review rights for of a majority of applications.

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Will FAA Or Commerce Track Civil Satellites? Congress Must Decide – And Soon

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The Air Force can’t regulate civilian satellites. The White House wants the Commerce Department to do it. But Democrats say FAA.

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FCC Debates Space Debris Rules

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“It is rocket science, after all,” says Trump-appointed FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, who questions the commission’s mandate on orbital debris mitigation oversight for commercial space companies.

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