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Yesterday — May 15th 2021SpaceWatch.Global

Register Today For Our Space Café Russia by Elina Morozova On 4 June 2021

May 15th 2021 at 08:00
Register Today For Our Space Café Russia by Elina Morozova  On 4 June 2021

This Space Café Russia will be hosted by Elina Morozova, Executive Director of the Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications and friend of SpaceWatch.Global in conversation with Dr Victor Strelets, a high caliber expert in the field of radio frequencies and satellite orbits

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Prof. Thomas Schildknecht” On 1 June 2021

May 15th 2021 at 07:00
Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Prof. Thomas Schildknecht” On 1 June 2021

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Prof. Thomas Schildknecht, Director of Swiss Optical Ground Station and Geodynamics Observatory Zimmerwald and Vice-Director of Astronomical Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global.

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Register Today For Our Space Café Australia On 03 June 2021

May 14th 2021 at 04:00
Register Today For Our Space Café Australia On 03 June 2021

This Space Café Australia will feature Dr Tim Parsons in conversation with Annie Handmer, a friend of SpaceWatch.Global. Mission to Planet Earth. Space is often framed as being outward-looking; about exploration, pushing boundaries, and crossing new frontiers.

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Chinese Space Sector Continues World-Leading Post-Covid Rebound: Euroconsult Quarterly Report released

May 14th 2021 at 04:00
Chinese Space Sector Continues World-Leading Post-Covid Rebound: Euroconsult Quarterly Report released

The Chinese space sector has seen rapid commercialisation over the past 7 years, with well over 100 companies established and around ¥40B (US$6.5B) raised by commercial space organisations. While still only representing a small percentage of the US$35B in annual revenues of the country’s state-owned space industry giants,

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SGAC Releases EAGLE’s Lunar Governance Report

May 14th 2021 at 03:00
SGAC Releases EAGLE’s Lunar Governance Report

Young people are the future:  On the 12th of May 2021, the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) released a Lunar Governance Report outlining the ideas and proposals of the young generations for the inclusive, effective and adaptive regulation of lunar activities. The Report is accessible online and is accompanied by an Executive Summary and a Lunar Manifesto.

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Cyber security firm Arqit goes public through $400m SPAC deal

May 14th 2021 at 02:00
Cyber security firm Arqit goes public through $400m SPAC deal

The quantum encryption technology specialist Arqit goes public and raises $400 million through a merger with the publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Centricus, the companies announced. The pro forma equity value of the business combination is approximately $1.4 billion, the companies said, and the pro forma enterprise value approximately $1.0 billion

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SpaceLink uses Mynaric’s laser for its data network

May 14th 2021 at 02:00
SpaceLink uses Mynaric’s laser for its data network

Mynaric and SpaceLink join forces to use Mynaric’s laser communication product portfolio on SpaceLink’s data relay network. The cooperation has a volume of $20 million, SpaceLink said, and will help drive forward its satellite relay service, which provides secure, continuous, high-capacity communications between LEO spacecraft and the ground.

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Space Applications Services to produce oxygen from lunar soil

May 14th 2021 at 02:00
Space Applications Services to produce oxygen from lunar soil

The research and development group Space Applications Services has been mandated by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop and deliver three reactors to produce oxygen from lunar soil, the group said. Space Applications said it will lead eight European companies and R&D institutes

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The Space Cafe Podcast #27: Bruce Damer – a new origin of life and how to mine an asteroid

May 13th 2021 at 05:00
The Space Cafe Podcast #27: Bruce Damer – a new origin of life and how to mine an asteroid

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 27th episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast: Bruce Damer - a new origin of life and how to mine an asteroid. Episode 027 features a special guest Bruce Damer. Bruce Damer is a versatile scientist who may be on the verge of rewriting the story of the origin of life.

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Space Café WebTalk with Laura Seward Forczyk Recap: Civilian space flight is coming (for real this time)

May 13th 2021 at 05:00
Space Café WebTalk with Laura Seward Forczyk Recap: Civilian space flight is coming (for real this time)

During this week’s Space Café, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening met with space professional, author, scientist, analyst and millennial, Laura Seward Forczyk. Laura is the founder and CEO of Astralytical, a space science, industry and policy consultancy that provides space career coaching services, big-picture market trends,

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Register Today For Our Space Café Spain On 28 May 2021

May 13th 2021 at 04:00
Register Today For Our Space Café Spain On 28 May 2021

This Space Café Spain will feature Carlos Entrena, founder and CEO of Plus Ultra Space Outposts in conversation with Izan Peris, a friend of SpaceWatch.Global and fellow space entrepreneur. Does Spain have a role in the new lunar economy? Space Café Spain will hold its inaugural episode with Carlos Entrena,

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Register Today For Our Space Café Balkan On 27 May 2021

May 13th 2021 at 04:00
Register Today For Our Space Café Balkan On 27 May 2021

This Space Café Balkan will feature Raycho Raychev, founder and CEO of Endurosat! in conversation with Anja Nakarada Pecujlic and Marko Pajović, friends of SpaceWatch.Global. Is the Balkan an emerging space region? Recently, an increase of space activities in the Balkan region is noticable and even though there is no real coherence between Balkan countries,

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Scorpio connects its 150 vessels with Marlink’s hybrid VSAT

May 12th 2021 at 02:00
Scorpio connects its 150 vessels with Marlink’s hybrid VSAT

Scorpio Shipmanagement equips its entire tanker and bulker fleet and connects its vessels with Marlink’s hybrid VSAT network solution, the company based in Oslo and Monaco said. The service extension will provide Scorpio with higher bandwidth services to meet an increasing level of business need for higher data rates and usage volumes.

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ArianeGroup readies Ariane 6’s propulsion heart piece

May 12th 2021 at 02:00
ArianeGroup readies Ariane 6’s propulsion heart piece

One step closer to launch: the central power unit of Ariane 6’s upper stage has completed its qualification and will soon be used in the first hot-fire tests, ArianeGroup said. The propulsion system’s Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) completed its final qualification tests at its site in Vernon, France.

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Cabana follows Jurczyk as NASA Associate Administrator

May 12th 2021 at 02:00
Cabana follows Jurczyk as NASA Associate Administrator

Steve Jurczyk, who served as acting NASA administrator from the January to May 2021, will retire after more than three decades of service, NASA said. Robert D. Cabana, who has served as director of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida since 2008, will serve as new associate administrator, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: How can space law address artificial intelligence in space?

May 11th 2021 at 04:00
#SpaceWatchGL Share: How can space law address artificial intelligence in space?

One interesting development in the space sector is the rise of artificial intelligence. AI has long played an important role in space missions, and its role only continues to grow. But as AI becomes more central to humanity’s engagement with space, it raises legal and ethical challenges. Space law is well poised to respond to these challenges.

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OQ and NanoAvionics extend nanosat cooperation to Tiger-2

May 11th 2021 at 02:00
OQ and NanoAvionics extend nanosat cooperation to Tiger-2

The Lithuanian smallsat bus manufacturer and mission integrator NanoAvionics partners with the IoT startup OQ Technology to build, integrate and operate a nanosatellite for the 5G IoT mission named Tiger-2. The satellite is scheduled to be launched this year, the companies said.

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OneWeb expands U.S. footprint with acquisition of TrustComm

May 11th 2021 at 02:00
OneWeb expands U.S. footprint with acquisition of TrustComm

OneWeb acquires the Texas-based TrustComm “to offer its Low Earth Orbit (LEO) network and connectivity services to U.S. government clients and TrustComm customers”, the company said. TrustComm was established in 1999 as a provider of managed satellite communications and professional services to commercial organizations and governments, OneWeb said.

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JAXA turns ISS research on proteins into a business model

May 11th 2021 at 02:00
JAXA turns ISS research on proteins into a business model

The Japanese startup Space BD works for JAXA, the space agency, on a protein experiment on board the International Space Station (ISS). Space BD utilizes the microgravity environment of ISS to grow high-quality protein crystals that are difficult to achieve on the ground.

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