In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr. Charlotte Bewick, Head of Scientific Missions Department, Directorate of Predevelopment, Space System Studies and Proposals at OHB Systems AG at the LEO Kinetic Space Safety Workshop in Lausanne about threats and risks in Low Earth Orbit and how to move forward to a sustainable future in space.Read More »
This is Part 1 of a review of Space Resources Week 2022, the descriptive part. Part 2 may appear in a subsequent edition with the author’s more personal views on several space resource utilization topics in the context of SRW. We recently attended online the 2022 hybrid 4th edition of Space Resources Week, held in Luxembourg from May 3 to 5.Read More »
Cooperation in the spheres of defense, intelligence, and trade is a useful indicator of geopolitical alignments. If this statement is true, then the cooperation in emerging subsectors of the same gives a much clearer picture of how the geopolitical alignments will shape in the future. In April 2022, India and the USA signed the bilateral Space Situational Agreement (SSARead More »
Space Café Germany by Andreas Schepers Recap: Holger Krag- we don’t need to conduct research anymore, we need to act!
In April 2022, ESA's new Center for Space Safety was opened in Darmstadt. Andreas Schepers spoke with Dr. Holger Krag, Head of ESA's Space Security Program, about the ESA program and the tasks of the new center. At the beginning of the interview, Krag explains the ESA program and outlines the three areas of space weather, asteroid defense and space debris.Read More »
In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Jim Bridenstine, Senior Advisor at Acorn Growth Companies, former NASA Administrator and US Congressman at the LEO Kinetic Space Safety Workshop in Lausanne about threats and risks in Low Earth Orbit and how to move forward to a sustainable future in spaceRead More »
Space Café "Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland" will analyse current space developments with a legal focus. It will, at the same time discuss and ‘demystify’ the law for everyone. In our next Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, Host Steven Freeland and Co-Host Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, welcome Ranjana Kaul and Kai-Uwe SchroglRead More »
The Space Cafe Podcast #054: Ane Aanesland, CEO of ThrustMe – A life between new propulsion technologies and Arctic adventures.
SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Cafe Podcast #54 Ane Aanesland, CEO of ThrustMe. A life between new propulsion technologies and Arctic adventures. Ane Aanesland's company ThrustMe single-handedly developed a revolutionary iodine-based propulsion system that even NASA cut its teeth on and shelved decades ago. Ane would have loved to fly it with ESA or the Americans.Read More »
Space Café Austria by Judith Delany Recap: Trends in European Space Policy and the role of smaller nations
The second Edition of Space Café Austria by Judith Delany took a closer look at the trends and recent developments in European Space Policy. Host Judith Delany spoke with Tomas Hrozensky of the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), an expert in the field. Tomas has been a Researcher at ESPI since July 2018. He holds an MA and PhDRead More »
Space Café Canada by Dr. Jessica West Recap: Countdown to liftoff: The first Canadian spaceport under development
During the sixth Space Café Canada event on April 29, 2022, host Jessica West sat down with Stephen Matier, President and CEO of Maritime Launch Services and Spaceport Nova Scotia, Canada’s first commercial space launch complex. In contrast to most other spaceports around the world, Spaceport Nova Scotia is intended to be fully commercial.Read More »
The Space Cafe Podcast #053: ESA director Géraldine Naja on the commercialization of ESA, the Russian absence, and why ESA might just be waiting for your job application.
SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Cafe Podcast #053: ESA director Géraldine Naja on the commercialization of ESA, the Russian absence, and why ESA might just be waiting for your job application. The European Space Agency (ESA) has set sail to begin commercial operations. But what does that mean?Read More »