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US military satellite explodes in orbit after "catastrophic event"

from The Huffington Post

China Proves Conspiracy Theorists Wrong With High-Resolution Moon Photos

China has released the most detailed map yet of the moon using images from its Chang'e 2 lunar orbiter. The new moon map was two years in the making and is the highest-resolution view yet seen, Chinese space officials say.

from Mail Online

Top Guns in orbit: US Military reveals plan for 'Space Mission Force'

7.25.16 -To be called Space Mission Force, the U.S. Air Force Space Command says the group will utilise existing satellites and weapons to 'operate as warfighters' in orbit.


Pictures of the day: 23 January 2013

An artist's impression showing a satellite used by the US's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) scavenging defunct communication satellites for their valuable parts and recycling them to build brand new ones

from Mail Online

X-37B craft will fly next month with an experimental propulsion system

In an unprecedented disclosure, the Department of Defense has revealed details about the X-37B latest mission, which is due to take off on May 20.  '[We] are investigating an experimental propulsion system on the X-37B on Mission 4,' Captain Chris Hoyler, an Air Force spokesman said