Slingshot wins $25 million Space Force contract to develop digital twin of the space environment

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 31 March 2022 The deal won by Slingshot is a U.S. Space Force Strategic Financing (STRATFI) contract WASHINGTON — Slingshot Aerospace announced March 31 it won a $25.2 million Space Force contract to develop a virtual replica of the space environment, a technology known

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According to a US Auditor, Each Launch of the Space Launch System Will Cost an “Unsustainable” $4.1 Billion

By Andy Tomaswick, Published by Universe Today, 14 March 2022 This will likely come as a surprise to no one who has closely watched the development of NASA’s next giant rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), but it’s going to be expensive to use.  Like, really expensive – to the

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France puts space at top of national — and European — security priorities

By Vivienne Machi, Published by C4ISRNET, 14 March 2022 STUTTGART, Germany — France is several years into a multibillion-euro investment in military space capabilities, and the country is using its temporary role leading the European Council presidency to emphasize the operational domain’s importance across the continent. Mirroring its American partners,

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