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Over the Moon

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Space exploration has taken off again, though the exact course of how private actors and governments will work together as they head for the stars is as unknown as the deepest reaches of the galaxy.

Only the biggest busts and triumphs in space are covered in the traditional press, though we know that many people are interested in much more than that. Articles in the Over the Moon newsletter include developments for sky-scraping giants such as SpaceX and Blue Origin but also smaller players trying to break through the atmosphere with their own ideas. 

The pieces themselves come from a diverse range of sources, from mainstream outlets to sites that are specialized in space exploration to those that are devoted to certain companies or the space startup scene. Universities and research institutes also play a major role in pushing everything forward, and this newsletter regularly features breakthroughs from them.

Latest editions
  • Over the Moon #25
    July 6, 2020
    • Laser to clear space junk
    • UAE's Mars probe is ready
    • Balloon trips to space
    • India's orbiter still active
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  • Over the Moon #24
    June 29, 2020
    • Private trips to space station
    • African space race
    • Space agencies join hands
    • Lunar restrooms
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  • Over the Moon #23
    June 22, 2020
    • UK-US space cooperation
    • NASA targets Neptune
    • China's quantum satellite
    • Space Perspective
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  • Over the Moon #22
    June 15, 2020
    • Fifth state of matter
    • Space tourists face risks
    • Price of lunar ice
    • First astronaut at deepest point
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  • Over the Moon #21
    June 8, 2020
    • Gardens of the galaxy (#1)
    • Interstellar Oumuamua (#3)
    • Chinese private firms (#9)
    • SpaceX and sea turtles (#20)
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  • Over the Moon #20
    June 1, 2020
    • America's back in space (#4)
    • Future of space business (#7)
    • Lessons for ISRO (#13)
    • 'Wakeup call' in Russia (#15)
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  • Over the Moon #19
    May 25, 2020
    • SpaceX braces for launch
    • New type of asteroid (#6)
    • Noctilucent cloud season (#21)
    • Magnetic field weakening (#21)
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  • Over the Moon #18
    May 18, 2020
    • Underdog astronauts (#1)
    • Space debris falls in Africa (#8)
    • Astronauts in quarantine (#11)
    • More on Chinese station (#25)
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  • Over the Moon #17
    May 11, 2020
    • Planetary quarantine (#2)
    • China plans space station (#6)
    • Soyuz seat after SpaceX (#13)
    • NASA's ventilator (#21)
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  • Over the Moon #16
    May 4, 2020
    • Retreat from the red planet? (#1)
    • Robo-therapists (#4)
    • Middle East enters race (#11)
    • Ukraine's space agency (#25)
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