Today, the National Space Council released the National Strategy for Planetary Protection. This Strategy will advance the Nation’s role in the sustainable exploration of space by appropriately protecting other planetary bodies and the Earth from potentially harmful biological contamination from space …

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Today the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) published new, experimental statistics on the U.S. space economy in the Survey of Current Business, including estimates of GDP, gross output, employment, and compensation by industry, covering 2012-2018. View statistics at …

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Today, President Trump issued a new National Strategy for Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion (Space Policy Directive-6). It is intended to ensure the development and use of space nuclear power and propulsion systems when appropriate to enable and achieve the …

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On December 16, 2020, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross published an opinion piece in Space News titled, “Space Commerce Accelerating.” The op-ed discusses the role of the U.S. commercial space industry in the new space race, notes the progress made …

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Today, the White House released President Donald Trump’s National Space Policy providing direction for all United States space activities. View policy at archives.gov (1.3┬áMB PDF) View White House fact sheet View statement from the President The National Space Policy sets …

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross participated in the eighth meeting of the National Space Council, held at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. He delivered an update on the Administration’s efforts to foster the growth of the commercial space industry through …

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