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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Sebastien Moranta on COVID-19 and the European Space Sector

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Sebastien Moranta is Coordinator of Studies at the European Space Policy Institute talked about the new study on “COVID-19 and the European Space Sector”. Sebastien Moranta is Coordinator of Studies at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) in Vienna, an independent, public think-tank providing …

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: ESPI Brief 42 – C-Band, Satellites and 5G

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and the European Space Policy Institute, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and briefs. This is ESPI Briefs No. 42: ‘C-Band, Satellites and 5G’, originally published in June 2020. 1. The U.S. C-band story – transitioning the use of C-band from satellite to …

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Thuraya Users to Benefit from Ericsson Core Network Modernization

United Arab Emirates-based mobile satellite services operator Thuraya has signed an agreement with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) for a core network modernization and upgrade to a 4G and 5G ready infrastructure. Ericsson will modernize and optimize Thuraya’s network to a virtualized core that supports existing and new features and services in …

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Solar Orbiter commissioned in orbit despite Covid-19

Airbus has successfully completed the In-OrbitCommissioning (IOC) of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Solar Orbiter spacecraft, by the teams working from home as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. At 165 million km away from Earth, Solar Orbiter is definitely keeping its social distance, but its commissioning presented a challenge …

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Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes With Salem Al Marri” On 28 July 2020

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Salem Al Marri, Assistant Director General for Scientific and Technical Affairs, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in Dubai, UAE and Head of the UAE Astronaut Programme. This event will take place on 28 July 2020 at 4:00 pm CEST. Salem Al Marri …

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#SpaceWatchGL Columns: ESPI Yearbook 2019: new decade, new formula

by Sebastien Moranta The ESPI Yearbook is an annual publication that provides a complete overview of all major developments and trends in the space sector over the year including policy, programmes, industry, economy, business and overall worldwide activity. One yearbook, four areas: Policy & Programmes, where we report on the …

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Space Café Podcast Episode 006 Featuring Dr. Adriana Marais Is Now Available

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 6th episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast: Proudly Human – the ambitious mission of a woman who seeks new knowledge for our civilization on Mars. Episode 006 features special guest Dr. Adriana Marais. She is a professional bartender, a quantum biologist, …

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Exolaunch and NanoAvionics sign two launch agreements for SpaceX’s rideshare missions

Exolaunch, a rideshare launch and deployment solutions provider, signed launch agreements with NanoAvionics, a nano-satellite bus manufacturer and mission integrator, to launch two 6U nano-satellites aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rideshare missions. Under the contract, Exolaunch will provide launch, integration and deployment services to the NanoAvionics-built satellites. The first contracted spacecraft …

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Astronaut Tim Peake Joins Skyrora’s Advisory Board

Space rocket company Skyrora has announced the addition of British astronaut, Tim Peake to its advisory board. The experience Tim has gained as a European Space Agency astronaut, former International Space Station (ISS) crew member, and British Army Air Corps officer will be invaluable to Skyrora as the company continues …

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Airbus signs contract with Optus for OneSat

Airbus Defence and Space has won a contract for a fully reconfigurable telecommunications satellite from Australia’s second largest telecommunications company and leading satellite operator Optus. The satellite will be based on Airbus’ new standard OneSat product line and is Airbus’ first contract from the Australian operator. Airbus will deliver an …

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