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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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Space Cafè Radio – with Patrizia Caraveo

In this episode of Space Cafè Radio Editor in Chief Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Prof. Patrizia Caraveo, the Research Director at INAF, the Italian National Institute of Astrophysics, about the quest for darker and quieter skies. Prof. Caraveo, who is also the author of the book "Saving The Starry Night" (Springer), argues that light pollution is a major issue that has a severe impact on astronomical observations, devastating effects on many species of wildlife, and negative effects on human health. For this reason, she argues, light pollution needs to be discussed, the public needs to reach a level of awareness of this problem, and regulations must be implemented to find a solution. Enjoy this compelling discussion with one of the major experts in this field.

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Space Café Radio – PSSI’s Space Security Series ep. 4 – with Michel Friedling

In this fourth episode SpaceWatch.Global CEO and Publisher, Torsten Kriening talked with Major General Michel Friedling, Commander of the French Space Command about the French Space Defence Strategy and Goals for a European Space Command.

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Space Café Radio – Space for Business Course – Participant Recap

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Young Global Talents Host Chiara Moenter spoke with all the cohort of the very first Space for Business course: Gerarda De Pasquale, Rui Serapicos, Ana Brandão, Daniël van Beekhuizen, Pascal Alexander Rodel, Martijn Leinweber, Joana Kamenova, Yann Tincelin, Gonzalo Martín de Mercado, and Lisa Denzer.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Paris at WSBW – with Niels Buus

SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Niels Buus, CEO of GomSpace Group, a European manufacturer of high-end nanosatellites, during the World Satellite Business Week, held in Paris, from the 12th to the 16th of September 2022. During this episode, Niels talked about some fundamental challenges in the satellite sector today and about strategies to deal with those. Tune in to hear more!

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Prague – with Xavier Pasco

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Xavier Pasco, Director of the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique in Paris, during the 6th PSSI Space Security Conference, held in Prague, from the 19th to the 21st of June 2022. During this episode Xavier discusses the threats in the space domain, the European space safety and  security capabilities with Torsten. Tune in to hear more!

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Prague at EU Space Week 2022 – with Rodrigo da Costa

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with  Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director at EUSPA - EU Agency for the Space Program, he previously worked at the agency as the Galileo Services Program Manager. In this episode, Rodrigo sits down with Torsten during the EU Space Week 2022 in Prague to talk about his impressions of the EU Space Week and the role of EUSPA. This includes the growth of participation in the conference as well as strategies to help the EU space sector evolve. The biggest take away is the push to prioritize the "user" and make them the focus of space activities moving forward. Tune in to hear more!

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Space Café Radio – on tour in London – with Anousheh Ansari

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global Editor in chief Emma Gatti spoke with Anousheh Ansari, the CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation,  the first astronaut of Iranian descent in space, first Muslim woman in space, and one of the first private astronauts to go to space as well. Emma sat down with Anousheh at this years  4th Secure World Foundation Summit for Space Sustainability to discuss the goals of her foundation, the new frontiers she is trying to break to help humanity to thrive, and the deep meaning of Space exploration for all. 

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Space Café Radio – PSSI’s Space Security Series ep. 3 – with Paul Graziani

In this third episode, Editor-in-Chief Dr Emma Gatti interviewed Paul Graziani, Chief Executive Officer at COMSPOC Corp . Paul spoke about the exciting and complex position of those private companies working head to head with Government and Defense, discussed  the limits of these corporations, and how can the private sector help and be involved in the defense sector.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Paris at IAC 2022 – with Martina Löfqvist

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Martina Löfqvist, Senior Business Development Manager at Destinus on the rooftop terrasse during the 73rd International Astronautical Congress 2022 in Paris. In this episode, Martina shares what Destinus is planning for the future of long haul transportation and the future of the aerospace industry. This future includes the use of aircraft that could comfortably travel at hypersonic speeds taking passengers around the world.

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