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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Highlights from the Software Defined Space Conference 2022

Software Defined Space Conference opening by Sille Kraam Deputy Secretary for Economic Development

The Software Defined Space Conference 2022 was the second conference in the series launched in 2021, earlier with the name Cyber and Space Security Conference. The second edition took place on the 26-27 October 2022 in Tallinn, Estonia. The conference was initiated by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication for Estonia and co-organised together with the Estonian Space Office to create a vibrant community for space cyber security.

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Space Café Israel by Meidad Pariente: Ram Levi – Cybersecurity for space missions – a trend or a necessity?

By Meidad Pariente In the Seventh episode of Space Café Israel, Meidad Pariente is in conversation with Ram Levi.  Can you share something personal that isn’t written in your LinkedIn profile? Well, I have many secrets, but I’ll share one with you. When I was a major in Israeli intelligence, …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Cybersecurity and climate change: a common cause for the space industry

The least we can say is that 2022 has been an eventful year on the world stage, and with no doubt, space took a major part in the headlines. From global environmental challenges to the sudden perception of a war fought Europe's backyard, the space domain and its technology have suddenly reached a level of public awareness and public utility never experienced before. What have we learned from the year that has just gone by, and what still needs to be addressed?

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The Cassini Hackathon at ISU and its Role in the Entrepreneurial Space Ecosystem

The entrepreneurial support process in the space sector follows often the same development path starting with the ideation process, going to incubation, and then followed by acceleration and scale-up. While the sequence is clear, each step along this chain of entrepreneurship has its dynamic set of actors as well as key characteristics. For these reasons, there is not a single approach that would apply to all contexts to successfully launch a space business, but one element is clear: the ideation phase is critical because this is where the new concepts emerge.

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Space Cafe Radio – on tour in Oslo – with Christian Hauglie-Hanssen

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Christian Hauglie-Hanssen, Director General of the Norwegian Space Agency, they spoke at this year's Spaceport Norway event held in Oslo, from the 25th to the 26th of October 2022. This event was a great example of combining national innovation power and global space economy into one location. Christian Hauglie-Hanssen spoke with Torsten about the upcoming ministerial conference and the challenges that brings as well as the need of Norway and its space programs when it comes to space and security. Tune in to hear more!

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Paul Liias” on 18 October 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Paul Liias, Head of Space policy at the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Why should you go to Tallinn, Estonia in October? Paul and Torsten will discuss the upcoming Software Defined Space Conference in Tallinn and why that is a must-go event this year.

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Space Cafè Radio – on tour in Prague – with Dr. Namrata Goswami

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Cafè Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Dr. Namrata Goswami, an independent scholar on space policy and Great Power Politics. Dr. Goswami  is a Faculty Associate at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University. She is also a consultant for Space Fund Intelligence and a guest lecturer at the seminar on “India Today: Economics, Politics, Innovation & Sustainability”.

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