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The Space Café Podcast #103: Building for New Frontiers: How Space Architecture Shapes Our Future in the Cosmos with space architect Georgi Petrov

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Café Podcast #103:  Building for New Frontiers: How Space Architecture Shapes Our Future in the Cosmos with space architect Georgi Petrov. Space Architecture is not just about creating structures; it's about envisioning a sustainable future for humanity in space. In the latest #SpaceCafePodcast, Markus dives into a thought-provoking conversation with Georgi Petrov, a visionary at the forefront of designing habitats beyond Earth. From the International Space Station's early designs to the ambitious #MoonVillage concept with the European Space Agency, Georgi shares insights into the challenges and innovations in creating environments where humans can thrive in outer space.

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Space Cafe “33 minutes with Artemis BRICS” – Can the Global South Shape the Moon Accords? – recap

The Artemis Accords, boasting a membership of 36 nations, encompass a diverse array of Western and non-Western states, with signatories from Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region, Africa, and the Middle East. Notably, key members of the Artemis Accords, including Brazil, India, and the UAE, also hold membership in BRICS—a prominent intergovernmental organization comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, and the United Arab Emirates.

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Space Cafe “33 minutes with Kevin O’Connell” – Space Crossroads: Regulation, Protectionism, and the Quest for International Cooperation – recap

In the rapidly evolving arena of strategic space utilization, the upcoming Space Café delves into critical issues shaping the future of space diplomacy. Drawing insights from the Munich Security Conference and recent global events, the discussion underscores the necessity of international cooperation in space, likened to Earth's own need for harmony among nations. The conversation explores the dichotomy of fostering collaboration amidst rising protectionism and the shadow of alliances between anti-democratic forces. Mr O’Connell will examine the current state of space regulation in the U.S., juxtapose it with European initiatives, and debate whether these actions could border on protectionism. The conversation will extend to the importance of trust in international partnerships, data reliability, and the overarching challenges and potential pathways to achieving a unified global approach to space governance. This session aims to unravel the complexities of space diplomacy, emphasizing the critical infrastructure space represents and the collective dependence on its secure and equitable use.

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Space Cafe Radio – with Dr Daniel Eriksson of Transparency International

In this Space Café Radio episode, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr Daniel Eriksson, Chief Executive Officer of Transparency International, about the use and potential of space technology to fight corruption and the danger of being a victim of corruption. Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. To end the devastating impact corruption has on men, women and children around the world, we bring people together in a powerful worldwide coalition. Transparency’s mission is to create change towards a world free of corruption.

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SpaceWatch.Global Insights – DGI 2024 (Geospatial intelligence for defence and security)

This past week, our CEO and Publisher, Torsten Kriening, attended the DGI 2024 (Geospatial Intelligence for Defence and Security) conference in London. The conference focused on the applicability of data in the defense sector in the light of two wars on the doorstep of Europe. Listen to the industry insights and discussions provided by Torsten in this #opinion video.

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DGI 2024 – Day one intro by Torsten Kriening

We are in #london for DGI - Geospatial Intelligence for defence and security. CEO Torsten Kriening talks to us live from the event, highlighting the necessity of defence and security applications within geospatial services in today's world. Space is becoming a part of the critical infrastructure of defence with two wars at the doorstep of #europe .

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The Space Café Podcast #102: Nahum Romero – We are wasting an opportunity for a profound break: How the Arts and Humanities Can Reinvigorate the Vision for Humanity’s Future in Space

The Space Café Podcast #102:  We are wasting an opportunity for a profound break: Nahum Romero Explores How the Arts and Humanities Can Reinvigorate the Vision for Humanity's Future in Space. In this episode, Markus Mooslechner embarks with us on a visionary journey that transcends the conventional boundaries of space exploration. Nahum Romero, a distinguished artist and philosopher, delves into the indispensable role of arts and humanities in crafting a sustainable and inclusive future for humanity among the stars.

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Space Café Summit by Dr. Emma Gatti on International Women’s Day 2024

"Women Leading the Space Frontier - How to boost Women's Leadership in Space" In this roundtable, Dr Emma Gatti, Editor In Chief at SpaceWatch.Global, will be joined by Hannah Ashford, Managing Director of The Karman Project Foundation; Anastasia Stepanova, Ph.D. candidate in Space Resources at Colorado School of Mines, a crew member of the international space projects "Mars-160" and "SIRIUS-19" the first female test subject in the experiment "Dry Immersion", engineer, space journalist; Mani Thiru, ex-AWS Head of Space & Satellite, Asia-Pacific; and Dr Norilmi Amilia Ismail, CEO of SpaceIn.

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