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Spacewalkers Complete New Solar Array Installation on ISS

The National Space Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that expedition 68 Flight Engineers Josh Cassada and Frank Rubio of NASA concluded their spacewalk. after 7 hours and 5 minutes. Cassada and Rubio completed their major objectives: to install an International Space Station Roll-Out Solar Array (iROSA) and disconnect a cable to ensure the 1B channel reactivation. They also completed an additional task to release several bolts for the upcoming iROSA installation on the 4A power channel on the port truss.

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CSIRO and SKAO Launch SKA-Low Construction in Western Australia

Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), has helped launch the construction of the Square Kilometer Array Observatory (SKAO)’s SKA-Low telescope at Inyarrimanha Ilgari Bundara, the CSIRO Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory on Wajarri Country in Mid West Western Australia. 

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UNOOSA and UK Launch partnership on Registering Space Objects

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Government of the United Kingdom are launching a new project to enhance international expertise in the registration of objects launched into outer space. The multi-year project strengthens an already solid foundation of joint efforts between the partners covering topics such as space sustainability and climate action.

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UNOOSA and KSA Collaborate Under Space Law for New Space Actors Project

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Kenya Space Agency (KSA) have agreed to collaborate under the “Space Law for New Space Actors” project. The collaboration will include a technical advisory mission to Nairobi, Kenya, in the first half of 2023 to provide capacity-building and legal advisory services tailored to regulatory authorities in Kenya. 

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Applications are Open for 2023 International Space Weather Camp

Applications are open for the 2023 Edition of the International Space Weather Camp (ISWC). The International Space Weather Camp provides an incredible opportunity for students from South Africa, the USA, and Germany to learn about space weather, a relatively new and exciting field involving the study of the Sun and its influence on space and the Earth’s upper atmosphere as well as the impacts of solar events on space and ground-based technological systems that modern society relies on daily.

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KayHan Receives OEDIT $500,000 Advanced Industry Grant

Kayhan Space, a leading provider of spaceflight safety solutions, has announced receipt of the largest in the latest series of advanced industry grants from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). The award is to accelerate the development of coordinated autonomous satellite collision avoidance capabilities for its Pathfinder Max software platform.

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ONERA Acquires Satellite Platforms From NanoAvionics

French aerospace lab ONERA (Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aérospatiales) has signed a contract with NanoAvionics, a space mission integrator and satellite manufacturer, for the procurement of two 8U and 6U nanosat platforms, dedicated to ONERA 's FlyLab mission.

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Rivada Space Networks Joins the Global Satellite Operators Association

Rivada Space Networks GmbH (RSN) has announced that it has joined the Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA). It will work alongside other global satellite operators to realize GSOA’s aims to drive industry leadership in the face of unparalleled innovation in the space sector, an insatiable demand for all types of connectivity, and a need to bring sustainability to space. 

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ispace to Launch Hakuto-R Mission 1 Aboard Falcon 9

ispace, inc., a global lunar exploration company, has announced that it has completed launch preparations, including integration of the HAKUTO-R Mission 1 lunar lander into the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. As a result, the lunar lander is now scheduled to take off on Thursday, December 1, 2022. The tentative launch time is 08: 37 GMT (3:37 a.m. EST) and it will launch from SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.

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