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US military satellite explodes in orbit after "catastrophic event" http://descrier.co.uk/science/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.

from Telegraph.co.uk

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