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NASA budget plan boosts private space sector

The White House’s proposed five-year budget plan would provide a bigger boost to commercial space efforts, including a potential handover of operations on the International Space Station by 2025 and private-sector moon landings. It also calls for zeroing out funding … Continue reading

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What Donald Trump said (and didn’t say) about tech

Immigration, tax cuts and crime loomed large in President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address, but technology and innovation went unmentioned tonight during a speech that lasted nearly an hour and a half. The word “science” was used once, toward … Continue reading

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To the moon! Trump puts his spin on space policy

President Donald Trump today signed a space policy directive that calls on NASA to establish an outpost on the moon and send astronauts onward to Mars and beyond, but leaves the “how” and the “how much” for later. Trump invoked … Continue reading

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Boeing and China seal $37B in airplane deals

With President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping looking on, Boeing and China Aviation Supplies Holding Co. today signed an agreement for the purchase of 300 airplanes valued at more than $37 billion. The agreement provided a public relations … Continue reading

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President Trump disbands 2 business councils

President Donald Trump says he’s disbanding two of his business advisory councils, focusing on manufacturing as well as strategy and policy. The move comes amid a wave of criticism and resignations sparked by last weekend’s deadly violence at a white … Continue reading

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Air Force One discount deal goes through

The U.S. Air Force says it’s getting a good deal on two Boeing 747s that were built for a now-bankrupt Russian airline and will now be converted into presidential Air Force One jets. However, it’s not saying exactly how good … Continue reading

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Trump reactivates National Space Council

After months of foreshadowing, President Donald Trump today signed an executive order to revive the National Space Council, a move that’s likely to open the way for space policy changes that have been largely put on hold during the White House transition. … Continue reading

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