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The International Forum “Connecting the World from the Skies”, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Communication, Space & Technology Commission (CST) of Saudi Arabia is taking place on the 8 – 10 November 2022, in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). Here you will find all the news and podcasts in one handy place.


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January, 2023

  • 31 January

    Airbus to Recruit Over 13,000 People in 2023

    Airbus has disclosed plans to recruit more than 13,000 people globally in 2023 to support its commercial aircraft ramp-up and meet challenges in defense, space, and helicopters. Furthermore, around 7,000 of these recruitments will be new posts across the company. Accordingly, the new hires will be instrumental in supporting its industrial ramp-up and Airbus’ ambitious decarbonization roadmap and preparing the future of aviation.

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  • 31 January

    ESA Announces In-flight Demonstration of ADEO Braking Sail

    The Drag Augmentation Deorbiting System (ADEO) breaking sail was successfully deployed from the ION satellite carrier in late December 2022. A sail area of 3.6 square meters autonomously deployed from a small packing size of 10 x 10 x 10 cm to demonstrate deorbiting satellite technology.

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  • 31 January

    Space Foundation Releases The Space Report 2022 Q4

    Space Foundation has released The Space Report 2022 Q4, showing shattered records for launches and the number of satellites and spacecraft to reach orbit despite difficult market conditions and international tensions, including the Russia-Ukraine war.

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  • 30 January

    Space Café Radio – on tour in Brussels – with Simonetta Cheli

    In this Space Café Radio, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Simonetta Cheli, Director of Earth Observation Programmes and Head of ESRIN (D/EOP) at the European Space Agency (ESA) at the 15th European Space Conference in Brussels. This conference is one of the very important yearly high-level gatherings of the key stakeholders of the European space domain in the Egmont Palace in Brussels under the 2023 theme “Securing the Future of Europe in Space”.

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  • 30 January

    African Space Agency Formally Inaugurated

    The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Egyptian Government have, via a signed agreement, formally inaugurated and declared the African Space Agency (AfSA) open and operational on January 25 2023. The agreement establishes the general framework regulating the relationship between the parties, which will serve as a platform for space research and innovation on the continent.

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