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6th NewSpace Atlantic Summit – Interview with Osvaldo Porto, Angola Space Office

Most of us don’t think of Angola as a space faring nation. Yet the Angola Space Office PPGEM has been making an example as an emerging space nation developing a local space economy since 2013. At the 6th New Space Atlantic Summit in Lisbon, Remco Timmermans talked with PPGEM project manager Osvaldo Porto about Angola as a role model for emerging space nations.

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6th NewSpace Atlantic Summit – Interview with Ricardo Conde, PTSpace

During the 6th NewSpace Atlantic Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, on 10 May 2023, Remco Timmermans talked with Ricardo Conde, President of the Portugal Space Agency about the importance of the New Space Atlantic Summit that was held at EMSA earlier this week and how Portugal is supporting the global effort for space sustainability. He also looks forward to the upcoming 5th anniversary of the agency and the 7th New Space Atlantic Summit that will coincide with this summit in March 2024!

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14th IAA Symposium – Day 1 – Krienings morning briefing

It is day one of the 14th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth System Observation. The conference is organised by DLR’s Institute for Solar-Terrestrial Physics, TU Berlin together with Berlin Partners. What can we expect today? Opening sessions with our German Aerospace Coordinator Dr Anna Christmann and Berlins local politicians. We will hear a keynote of Kristina Nikolaus, CEO of Okapi orbits. On the academic presentations we can expect three sessions on Programmatics, infrared missions and Space Situational Awareness followed by a panel on Future of launch opportunities for small satellites.

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14th IAA Symposium – Day 0 – Krienings pre-event report

Welcome at the 14th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth System Observation here at the Ludwig Erhard House in Berlin. The conference is hosted by DLR’s Institute for Solar-Terrestrial Physics in Neustrelitz and the Technical University of Berlin. Shoutout to Prof Eberhard Gill, Dr Matthias Hetscher and Prof Enrico Stoll for Chairing the next days. Authors from more than 35 countries, representing space agencies, industries, knowledge institutes and academia, confirmed their oral presentations and poster sessions. Also politics show their continuous interest and support of the event.

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SINC 2023 – Timmermans outlook to GLOC 2023 in Oslo

The two areas in the world most noticeably impacted by climate change are the Arctic and the Tropics. These regions represent the theme 'Fire and Ice' of the Global Conference on Space for Climate Change #GLOC2023, in Oslo, Norway, from 23-25 May! During the #SINC2023 conference at the Maldives will see how space can contribute to monitoring the issues and pinpointing possible solutions for climate change. Remco Timmermans explains the theme of the conference, starting with Fire and finishing with Ice. #WaitForIt All info about this conference, hosted by the Norwegian Space Agency and IAFastro: gloc2023.org

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