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Space Cafe Economy “33 minutes with Connor Sattely” – VentureSpace trends

This Space Café Economy will feature Connor Sattely, VC Analyst and contributing editor of Space Economy, in conversation with Dr Emma Gatti, Editor-in-Chief and Torsten Kriening, Publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. VentureSpace: VC trends in spacetech so far in 2024. This Space Café WebTalk will be conducted in English on Tuesday, 23 July 2024 at 16:00 CEST.

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Ariane 6 Maiden flight – live broadcast

The new European launcher, Ariane 6, is scheduled to take off for the first time on 9 July 2024. It is intended to ensure Europe's independent access to space, just as efficiently as its predecessor, Ariane 5, except at a lower cost and with greater flexibility for the next decade and beyond. The launch window is from 15:00-19:00 local time at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana (19:00–23:00 BST, 9 July 20:00–10 July 00:00 CEST). Ariane 6 is Europe’s newest heavy-lift rocket, designed to provide great power and flexibility at a lower cost than its predecessors.

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Space Nuggets – 27/2024 – SpaceX again, ISS outlook and EUMETSAT

ISS - From science to commercialisation , what is the path ahead? In this week’s nugget we explore the news of SpaceX being given the contract to de-orbit the ISS. But there is more to this story. As the space ecosystem shifts from doing only science-oriented missions to looking at various avenues to commercial space missions, who is at the forefront of these efforts? Can there ever truly be a commercial angle for space that goes beyond government contracts?

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The Space Café Podcast #110: The Silent Majority: Slovakia’s Space Ambitions Among Non-Launch Nations

In this episode (#110) of the Space Cafe Podcast, Markus delves into Slovakia's space ambitions with Michal Brichta. They discuss Slovakia's role in the global space community, the importance of non-traditional space actors, and the challenges and opportunities faced by smaller nations in the space industry.

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Space Cafe Radio Frontiers – with For All Moonkind’s Michelle Hanlon

In this episode of Space Cafe Radio, Torsten Kriening speaks with Michelle Hanlon, co-founder and CEO of For All Moonkind, about the importance of protecting cultural heritage sites in outer space. Recorded at a busy coffee shop at the UN in Vienna, Michelle discusses the legal and practical challenges of safeguarding lunar landing sites such as Apollo and Luna missions. She explains how her organization is influencing international policies and calls for grassroots support to preserve history in space. Join us to learn about the efforts to ensure peaceful and respectful space exploration.

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Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” – on 29 July 2024 at 9:30am!

In our next Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, Host Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor of International Law at Western Sydney University, Sydney, and Professorial Fellow at Bond University, Australia, and Co-Host Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, will welcome Juliana Suess, Research Fellow at RUSI (Royal United Services Institut), and Marco Ferrazzani, Director of Internal Services at ESA, the European Space Agency.

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Space Nuggets – 26/2024 – Chang’e-6 makes History

On the occasion of the successful return of the China Chang’e-6 Mission, our editor-in-chief, Dr. Emma Gatti, was featured on the BBC for an exclusive interview. Chang'e-6 successfully returned to Earth with 2 kilos of samples from the far side of the Moon, marking a first in human exploration. However, these samples may not be accessible to the international community for some time.

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Space Nuggets – 25/2024 – Sustainable Lunar Activities : Cooperation or Competition?

UN Moon Conference 2024: Game-Changing Lunar Plans Revealed! BREAKING: First-ever UN conference on sustainable lunar activities just happened! Discover how this will affect future Moon missions, space resources, and YOU! Hot topics: - ATLAC: The new initiative shaping lunar safety, - South Pole landing drama: Who gets the prime real estate?, - Space traffic control: Avoiding lunar fender benders, - Moon water: To share or not to share?, - Science vs. Profit: The lunar gold rush debate.

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The Space Café Podcast #109: Unlimited Energy from Space: the Potential of Geostationary Solar Farms

Martin Soltau leads Space Solar, a company dedicated to developing space-based solar power technology. With experience in leading space business initiatives at Fraser Nash Consultancy and a strong interest in energy solutions, Martin is focused on achieving Net Zero emissions through innovative methods. His efforts have been crucial in gaining government support for space-based solar power.

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