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#SpaceWatchGL On The Road: What Are You Adding? #DLD20 And The Deep Dive About Space Debris

By Torsten Kriening DLD20, the Digital-Life-Design Conference was held in Munich on 18-21 January 2020. More than 200 speakers and 1300 attendees touched base at #DLD20. For the 16th time, “Europe‘s hottest conference” brought together the most influential opinion-makers, industry leaders, start-ups, and digital giants. The conference theme was “What …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op-Ed: We Must Fight Climate Change Like It’s World War III–Here Are 4 Potent Weapons To Deploy

Lukas Coch/AAP David Blair, University of Western Australia; Bruce Hobbs, CSIRO; David Franklin Treagust, Curtin University, and Malcolm McCulloch, University of Western Australia This article is part of a series in The Conversation on radical ideas to solve the environmental crisis. In 1896 Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius explored whether Earth’s …

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UAE’s MBRSC To Host Fifth Annual Emirates Mars Mission Science Workshop

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) is hosting the fifth edition of the Annual Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) Science Workshop between 15-17 March 2020 across three cities in the UAE. Featuring talks and engaging workshops by scientists and leading experts from the UAE and around the world, the event …

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IISL-ECSL Symposia On Space Law For The Global Space Economy

Every year the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) organise a Symposium to bring together academic experts and leading practitioners from the fields of space law, policy, and regulation to discuss pressing issues and propose solutions to the international community. The 2020 …

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UNOOSA Launches Space For Women Website

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) launched the website for its Space4Women project on 11 February 2020. The website helps connect girls and women to career opportunities in the space sector and in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) more widely. The website is available at: https://space4women.unoosa.org/ …

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Space Debris Panel At #DLD20 Asks “What Are You Adding?”

  The space panel, titled “Space: The Next Tragedy of the Commons,” focused on raising awareness about the problem of space debris. Panelists included Dr. Moriba Jah from the University of Texas,  Dr. Regina Peldszus form DLR, Harriet Brettle from Astroscale, and Daniel Porras from UNIDIR. Torsten Kriening, COO of …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – by Dr. Moriba Jah

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Dr. Moriba Jah of The University of Texas. by Dr. Moriba Jah The year began with the 29th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, …

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The 8th African Leadership Conference On Space Science And Technology For Sustainable Development

By Carla Sharpe The 8th African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development was hosted at the UN Economic Commission for Africa, in Ethiopia from 2 to 4 December 2019. Over 200 participants joined the conference from 31 countries, 21 of which were African countries. The sessions …

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