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GMV to provides core software for German Armed Forces

The German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has recently contracted Atos and OHB Digital Connect to supply the "Space Situational Awareness Center Expansion Stage 1” to the German Federal Armed Forces. The system will enable the monitoring of space and the protection of critical German infrastructure in orbit. 

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EnduroSat and Mission Space launch space weather monitoring constellation

Space data service provider EnduroSat signed a contract with high-precision space weather monitoring company, Mission Space. The partnership will deploy a constellation of sensors for monitoring space weather in low Earth orbit. The partnership will deploy a constellation of sensors for monitoring space weather in low Earth orbit.

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Space4Impact launches fifth week of free online New Space Economy course

Space4Impact, EPFL’s Space Center eSpace, E2MC Ventures, and Space Innovation joined forces to launch an online course on the New Space Economy. The program is available on edX as a free EPFLx course. Learners can watch more than 30 video lectures by space experts from various domains within startups, academia, the private sector, and public institutions in Switzerland.

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Vyoma partners with Atos to improve satellite safety

Vyoma, a space startup aiming to make space safer, has partnered with Atos Germany to help improve the safety of satellites in orbit, Vyoma said. The firm will bring its innovative solution for tracking space objects while Atos will share its secure data management system. Due to this cooperation, satellite operators will have a more effective way of avoiding collisions and manoeuvring.

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Airbus’ EGNOS V3 passes initial service performance review

Airbus Defence and Space and its EGNOS V3 system has passed an initial service performance review successfully. The program is managed under a partnership agreement between the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence, Industry and Space, the European Union Agency for the Space Programme and ESA.

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Space Café Scotland by Angela Mathis Recap: Building a Spaceport is More Difficult Than Building a Rocket

The year’s second Space Café Scotland by Angela Mathis - Building a Spaceport is More Difficult Than Building a Rocket took place on Thursday, 28th February interviewing Frank Strang, CEO of SaxaVord Space Port. Strang trained as a Physical Education teacher at The Scottish School of Physical Education in Glasgow, Jordan Hill College.

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Rocket Lab successfully catches booster returning from space with helicopter

Rocket Lab has successfully deployed 34 satellites to orbit during its “There And Back Again” mission, which also included a mid-air capture of the Electron booster with a helicopter for the first time. This was the company’s 26th Electron mission. Rocket Lab has deployed a total of 146 satellites to orbit with the launch vehicle so far.

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UAE Astronaut to fly to ISS in 2023 with Axiom Space

Human spaceflight services provider and human-rated space infrastructure developer Axiom Space, signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC) to fly a UAE professional crew member to the ISS on the NASA-SpaceX Crew-6 mission, Axiom said. The mission is expected to launch in 2023.

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