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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The Future of EO Satellite Operations

Over the next decade, Earth Observation (EO) satellites will stop streaming image data to the earth. Instead, the instruments onboard EO satellites will tell us what is happening below. And, these satellites will be able to take control of their operations to allow for the execution of complex tasks.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Space Law at the Crossroads: Contextualizing the Artemis Accords and the Space Resources Executive Order

by Kiran Mohan Vazhapully Artist’s impression of the Gateway and Orion. The Gateway is the next structure to be launched by the partners of the International Space Station. Image courtesy of NASA.Last month, based on a Reuters report, Chris Borgen wrote in Opinio Juris about the White House chalking out details of a United States (US) sponsored international framework dubbed “Artemis Accords”,  to facilitate commercial mining on the Moon. They are conceived as inter-agency bilateral agreements similar to the International Space Station Intergovernmental Agreement (ISS-IGA).

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UAE space program to boost Asia’s stake in space development

The UAE’s space programmes, especially the successful launch of its Mars Mission, will give a fillip to Asia’s lead in fourth Industrial revolution and make the Emirates "a big stakeholder in the development of developing countries across the globe," a senior academic told Emirates News Agency, WAM.

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Latvia becomes ESA Associate Member State

This Association Agreement between ESA and the Government of the Republic of Latvia, builds on the successful results achieved under the previous frameworks of cooperation and enters into force for a duration of seven years. Comprising 18 Articles and two Annexes, it orchestrates the strengthening of Latvia’s relations with ESA.

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#SpaceWatchGL on the road: a Serbian ‘case’ for Cybersecurity in space

Serbian Case for Space Foundation organized its third webinar, together with Spacewatch.Global, on the 23rd July 2020. On this occasion, SCS wanted to tackle an important topic that often takes a backseat to popular engineering and technological feats when it comes to public perception of space industry: cyber security in outer space. SCS invited Andrej Petrovski, the Director of Tech at Share Foundation and Daniel Porras, the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Communications at the Secure World Foundation.

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