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April, 2021

  • 13 April

    Space Hero to cast reality show candidate into space

    Paris, 13 April 2021. – Looking for another hero: Space Hero, “the World‘s first ever global casting show” for a trip to the International Space Station (ISS), signed an agreement with NASA for a feasibility study of a such a mission, Space Hero said. The agreement was signed at a significant date in human history, Space Hero said, as April 12, 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin.

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  • 13 April

    DARPA asks industrial trio to develop nuclear propulsion

    Paris, 13 April 2021. – The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded General Atomics, Blue Origin, and Lockheed Martin as prime contractors to demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) system in 2025. The agency selected the industry team to design, develop and demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion system in space, above low Earth orbit, DARPA said.

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  • 12 April

    #SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour Episode 8 – Chinese Space from a US Perspective

    by Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Orbital Gateway Consulting we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “DFH Episode 8 – Chinese Space from a US Perspective (feat. Ian Christensen & Rob Ronci)", originally published 12 April 2021 here.

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  • 12 April

    Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Prof. Chris Welch” On 27 April 2021

    Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Professor Chris Welch, Head of Space Payloads Laboratory + Director MSc Space Studies, International Space University, Strasbourg, France. This event will take place on 27 April 2021 at 4:00 pm CEST. Although not widely known, since the start of the space age there have been a number of space art projects with works being flown on satellites.

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  • 12 April

    OneWeb and Starlink came “dangerously close”, The Verge reports

    Two satellites from the OneWeb and Starlink constellations came dangerously close – as close as 60 meters – last week but could avoid a collision, The Verge reported. The Verge quoted representatives from the US Space Force and OneWeb who said that two satellites from the fast-growing constellations of OneWeb and SpaceX’s Starlink dodged a dangerously close approach with one another in orbit last weekend.

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