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Future geographers will use predictive tools, but require large-scale funding for climate change

Keith Masback (left) and Dr. Marshall Shepherd discuss climate change

The next generation of global warming scientists will need large-scale funding, and a healthy dose of data analytics and psychology, to succeed in a rapidly warming world, a climate scientist told the GeoIgnite conference Wednesday (March 2). This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Lucy spacecraft’s Trojan journey is only the next step

The NASA Lucy mission will visit Trojan asteroids

NASA's next asteroid mission, Lucy, will seek the origin story of asteroids that share Jupiter's orbit – and already it's been a long road to the launch pad. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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The Webb space telescope, Hubble’s successor, awes the global science community

The NASA James Webb Space Telescope

The next generational space telescope may finally take flight in 2021. If all goes to plan, the long-anticipated and long-delayed Webb Space Telescope is set to go aloft on Oct. 31, 2021 to start a long journey to a Lagrange point, a gravitationally stable orbit in space around the sun. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, …

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An Update on NASA’s Satellite Servicing Efforts

Future satellite servicing concept by NASA.

In December we wrote a story about MDA’s subsidiary Space Systems Loral (SSL) in the U.S. winning a long sought after satellite servicing contract with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Yesterday, the NASA Future In-Space Operations weekly telecon provided an update on the evolution of NASA Goddard’s satellite servicing efforts including the Restore-L Mission which will see SSL build the spacecraft bus.

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