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Space Café WebTalk Recap: José Achache on Space’s increasing value brings with it greater threats

José Achache is the founder and CEO of ALTYN, a Geneva-based Swiss company that develops space-related projects such as space security. This week, he and SpaceWatch.Global publisher, Torsten Kriening, discuss trends in space, as well as space warfare and how the industry’s increasing value is increasing the margin for threats that could affect our everyday lives.

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Space isn’t all STEM: what we learned in 33 minutes with Shelli Brunswick

In this week’s Space Café, SpaceWatch.Global publisher, Torsten Kriening caught up with Space Foundation’s Chief Operating Officer, Shelli Brunswick to discuss her “deep vision” of the global space industry and her organisation’s efforts to uplift the world through space education and collaborations.

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: How a business and space analyst from Chicago became the “China Space Guy” -Blaine Curcio

Torsten Kriening in conversation with China space analytics expert, self-proclaimed “China Space Guy” and founder of Orbital Gateway Consulting –  a boutique market research and consulting firm focusing on the business of space and satellite telecommunications – Blaine Curcio. Blaine Curcio was born in the US and has spent the last 14 years working and studying in the international space industry

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Nikolai Khlystov on Multi-stakeholder collaboration

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Nikolai Khlystov, Lead, Shaping the Future of Mobility and Space at World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland talked about ways and initiatives that support sustainable peace in space. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky “Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever”

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Dr Jessica West on Making Space for Peace

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Dr. Jessica West, Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares, Waterloo, Canada talked about why does peace matter in space. This session explored the role of civil society in space governance. Jessica is a long-time editor of the Space Security Index and frequent participant at the United Nations First Committee, Conference on Disarmament, and the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Elina Morozova on the 50th Anniversary of Intersputnik

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Elina Morozova, Executive Director of the Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications (Intersputnik), Moscow, Russia talked about the current status of intergovernmental satellite organizations focusing on Intersputnik, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2021.

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Dr. Marco Ferrazzani on Legal considerations on Europe in space

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Dr. Marco Ferrazzani, Chief of Legal services at the European Space Agency, Paris, France talked about legal considerations on Europe in space. We discussed the following topics of current interest in European space: the current state of legal competences in the European landscape ,

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Dr. Peter Martinez on the Future of Humanity in Space

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Dr. Peter Martinez, Executive Director of the Secure World Foundation, USA talked about potential scenarios for the future of humanity in space. Growth and Sustainability in Space – ensuring the long-term usability of Earth’s orbits and beyond: There are more human activities taking place in space today than ever before, and there are no signs of this growth slowing down.

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Elodie Viau on ESA’s Telecommunication outlook

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Elodie Viau, Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications (D/TIA), and Head of ECSAT, at the European Space Agency in Harwell, UK, talked about the new telecommunication outlook of her directorate. Elodie Viau shared an outlook of telecommunication and space solutions projects of ESA in 2021

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Mahmoud Abu Wasel on a new space initiative

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Mahmoud Abu Wasel, Vice-President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice talked about the new space initiative of the institute. With the rapid increase in the private sectors race to space and governments attempting to keep up, we are witnessing the new age of the space race – one which will make momentous changes in a shorter time span than ever seen before.

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