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This week in space news: U.S. space policy gets more confused, Japan heads to Phobos, SpaceX accidentally lands it's booster in the sea, space industry tops $400 billion, and lots, lots more....

21 Feb 2020, 23:18 UTC
This week in space news: U.S. space policy gets more confused, Japan heads to Phobos, SpaceX accidentally lands it's booster in the sea, space industry tops $400 billion, and lots, lots more....
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