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Today UrtheCast released their first full-color HD video of Earth filmed in roughly 1 meter resolution of London, Boston and Barcelona.

The next ESA Ministerial Conference will take place this Tuesday in Luxembourg. At the top of the agenda is Europe's future access to space with a modular Ariane 6 intended to be meet the changing demands of the satellite industry as well as being more price competitive.

Cygnus Berths with the Space Station Recap

During a news briefing Sunday, Sept. 29 on NASA television and the agency's website, managers from NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation discussed the arrival at the ISS of Orbital's Cygnus spacecraft -- America's newest space faring resupply ship.

NASA commercial space partner Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., launched its Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard its Antares rocket at 10:58 a.m. EDT Wednesday from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 news briefing at Johnson Space Center focused on the upcoming Antares rocket launch from Wallops -- and test flight to the International Space Station of Orbital's Cygnus cargo craft. Launch is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 17. The flight is part of NASA' Commercial Orbital Transportation Services Program to develop private and public partnerships for resupply of the ISS.

Arianespace's second Ariane 5 mission of the year, on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), successfully launched the ATV4 (Automated Transfer Vehicle) cargo vessel, designated "Albert Einstein", to the International Space Station.

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the non-profit organization managing the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory, today announced a deal with NanoRacks, LLC, to reserve space on the first commercial platform available for researchers outside the ISS in the extreme environments of space. In June, CASIS will issue a formal solicitation to the research community and private enterprise for their proposals to use this one-of-a-kind platform for anything from earth observation to materials, and biological sciences.

Florida Center Picked to Fulfill Contract is Not Performing the Type of Work Needed to Manage Laboratory; Brown Leads Members of the Ohio Delegation in Encouraging NASA to Reopen the Competition for Contract - Space Laboratory Associates--a Partnership Between the Universities Space Research Association and Battelle Memorial Institute--is Ready to Begin Space Launch System Work Immediately.

Increased scrutiny has been focused on The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the non-profit organization chosen by NASA to manage its research assets aboard the International Space Station. A Congressional mandate directed NASA to create the ISS National Laboratory and seek an outside entity to manage the use of that resource for science, technology, and commercial research.

Government is almost exclusively the buyer of civil space infrastructure, with the notable exception of telecommunications satellites, which are very good example of a successfully sustained space economy in geostationary Earth orbit.

NASA's Glenn Research Center will host an International Space Station Research Forum June 17 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Glenn Visitor Center at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland. This event is part of NASA's "Destination: Station," which will showcase the space station as a National Laboratory and offer NASA support to interested researchers.

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