ICT Spring - 2022

Emma Gatti

#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Asia Tech x Singapore: Working Towards a More Diverse and Sustainable Space Sector

The Asia Tech x Singapore (ATxSG) conference took place from May 31 to June 3 in Singapore, the Lion City. Composed of several events such as the Asia Satellite Business Week, BroadcastAsia, CommunicAsia, ATxAI and others, it constituted a golden opportunity to catch up with the state-of-the-art technology and emerging trends across many parts of the tech sector.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Can Sustainability generate profit?

There is gap between the interests of space agencies and private investors toward sustainability. While agencies build their reputation and PR campaigns on the commitment that the sector has towards sustainability – meaning here the use of space technology and data for monitoring the state of the planet- the private sector remains tepid to the entire concept.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Geopolitics of investing in the space domain – beyond war and peace

With space as a far-reaching domain entangled with Earth issues across many industries, geopolitics affect how global alliances deal with security in orbit and beyond, and how collaborative governance motivates investment: from connectivity to Earth observation to crowded orbits and debris, to energy, space traffic management, space exploration and resources utilization.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: New Space Domain Economics

The global space market size will raise from 340 million USD annual sales to a 1 trillion USD domain in the next two decades. It is projected that the number of people employed in the space industry as a whole will increase to 400,000 in the next few years. This enormous growth could bring some challenges and opportunities, some of which have been openly discussed at the event.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: FT Live Investing In Space – Insights from the SWGL Team

The Financial Times Live conference on Investing in Space was held in London on the 8th and 9th of June 2022, a live and digital conference promoted by the Financial Times focused on the financial and private investors opinion on the space industry. Sponsored by ViaSat and BAE Systems among others, and with the support of ESA and the UK Space agency,

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The Global Space Competition: Security, Markets and Sanctions

Space-based deliverables and services have become an integral part of life in most of the developed world. The space domain has witnessed a rapid increase in commercial capabilities and a growing number of nations worldwide are seeking to acquire space-derived benefits and in-house competences. Space thus is a dynamic environment

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Space Café Italy by Dr. Emma Gatti: Massimo Claudio Comparini of Thales Alenia Space Italy

In the third episode of Space Café Italy Dr. Emma Gatti is in conversation with Massimo Claudio Comparini, the CEO of Thales Alenia Space Italy, a global space manufacturing company that has been providing high-tech solutions for Telecommunications, Navigation, Earth Observation, environmental management, scientific research and orbital infrastructure for more than four decades.

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Space Café Radio – with Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund

In this Space Cafè Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund, President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and Chancellor of the International Space University (ISU) , about the recent Global Conference for Emerging Countries (GLEC 2022)

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