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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Space Law Games at the 4th Global Space Traffic Management Workshop

The question of Space Traffic Management (STM) is becoming more urgent as the amount of satellites being orbited is set to grow at an unprecedented rate. In this article, Christopher J. Newman, Professor of Space Law & Policy, previews an event that is dedicated to addressing space traffic management challenges. …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: The US Capital Celebrates a Moon Landing

By Michelle Hanlon, Associate Director of the Air and Space Law Program at the University of Mississippi School of Law, Co-Founder of For All Moonkind. It was a spectacle, perhaps one of the greatest ever to be hosted on the National Mall.  Projecting the pictorial narrative of what many, including …

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#SpaceWatchGL interviews: Bassam Alfeeli of Orbital Space Kuwait

During the Space Generation Advisory Council Event in Kuwait, SpaceWatch.Global Editor Chaitanya Gopal had the chance to sit down with Dr. Bassam Alfeeli, the Founder of Orbital Space,  the first private company in the Middle East to provide access to space through CubeSat technology. Here, he talks about his ambitions …

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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Dr. John Mankins of the Moon Village Association and Mankins Space Technology, Inc.

On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, we couldn’t think of a better feature than SpaceWatch.Global’s Editor, Chaitanya Gopal’s interview with  Dr. John Mankins of the Moon Village Association (MVA) to discuss the ways in which this NGO is looking at the best ways of establishing a …

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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Ole Dokka of Spaceport Norway

On September 4-5 2019 the global space scene will meet in Trondheim, Norway for the 3rd edition of the SpacePort Norway event. SpaceWatch.Global’s Torsten Kriening had the chance to sit together with Ole Dokka, Executive Director, Spaceport Norway, to learn more about the upcoming event. Thanks for your time for …

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Space Park Leicester Receives £13.75 Million Meteoric Boost from Government

The University of Leicester is delighted to announce that its new Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology and Earth Observation Research Centre (METEOR) has received nearly £14 million in funding through Round 6 of Research England’s flagship capital investment scheme, the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF). This funding will leverage a further …

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UNOOSA and CMSA announce winners of opportunity to fly experiments on board China Space Station

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) have announced the winners of their joint opportunity to conduct experiments on board the China Space Station (CSS). Six winning projects were selected, and three were conditionally selected. The winning institutions come from a …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: European Space Generation Workshop 2019 Aims to Connect Worlds

by Calum Hervieu On Friday 31st May 2019, almost 100 university students and young professionals huddled excitedly inside the Sir Alexander Fleming building of Imperial College London with the hope of expanding their horizons – and their networks. These delegates were part of the lucky few that were accepted to …

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Inspiring Girls Foundation and HISPASAT Team Up on Space Sector Event

The Inspiring Girls Foundation and HISPASAT, the Spanish satellite communications operator, joined forces to host an event entitled “Girls and the Space Sector” at the Space Centre of the National Aerospace Technical Institute (INTA) in Maspalomas, Canary Islands, with 50 girls attending from the Guanarteme de Las Palmas high school. …

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UNOOSA and ESA sign MoU to help countries leverage space for the SDGs

In order to help all countries identify how space can sustain their efforts to reach the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate access to space solutions …

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