President Signs Executive Order on Space Resource Utilization

Presidential seal

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Order 13914 on “Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources.” This order addresses U.S. policy regarding the recovery and use of resources in outer space, including the Moon and

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Secretary Ross Attends U.S.-Australia Space Cooperation Event

Secretary Ross and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stand behind NASA Deputy Administrator James Morhard and Australian Space Agency Head Megan Clark as they sign document

On September 21, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross delivered brief remarks at a signing ceremony between NASA and the Australian Space Agency. The two agencies documented their intent to pursue a framework agreement on space cooperation, including Australian participation in

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Lunar Lander Challenge Awards

At an awards ceremony on November 5, 2009, the X Prize Foundation and NASA culminated the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander X Prize Challenge by presenting the Level 2 awards to Masten Space Systems ($1 million for first place) and Armadillo

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