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SpaceWatchGL Op-Ed: How Changes Brought On By Coronavirus Could Help Tackle Climate Change

David Sasaki/Flickr Glen Peters, Center for International Climate and Environment Research – Oslo Stock markets around the world had some of their worst performance in decades this past week, well surpassing that of the global financial crisis in 2008. Restrictions in the free movement of people is disrupting economic activity …

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#SpaceWatchGL On The Road: What Are You Adding? #DLD20 And The Deep Dive About Space Debris

By Torsten Kriening DLD20, the Digital-Life-Design Conference was held in Munich on 18-21 January 2020. More than 200 speakers and 1300 attendees touched base at #DLD20. For the 16th time, “Europe‘s hottest conference” brought together the most influential opinion-makers, industry leaders, start-ups, and digital giants. The conference theme was “What …

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Space-Based Global Maritime Awareness Is A House

By Guy Thomas As space-based Global Maritime Awareness has become more and more robust, I have come to think of it as a house, even my home. The latest addition to this house, provided by the new Radio Frequency Geolocation satellites, have finally made this house truly livable. Let me …

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#SpaceWatchGL On The Road: Satellite 2020—A Fitting Start To The Decade 

By Blaine Curcio Let’s face it—the 2020s have thus far been weird. Small sample size, various black swan events, cell phones are driving us crazy, these are all true, but it still feels like 2020 is just a little bit weirder than normal, and perhaps more importantly, some of the …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op-Ed: Orbital Space – The Next Resource For Humanity To Exhaustively Exploit And Litter!

By Moriba Jah ASTRIAGraph, the world’s first crowd-sourced, space traffic monitoring and assessment system, can trace its roots back to a landfill in Maui. It was there, while working for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, that I began to see the connection between the way we were treating our …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op-Ed: We Must Fight Climate Change Like It’s World War III–Here Are 4 Potent Weapons To Deploy

Lukas Coch/AAP David Blair, University of Western Australia; Bruce Hobbs, CSIRO; David Franklin Treagust, Curtin University, and Malcolm McCulloch, University of Western Australia This article is part of a series in The Conversation on radical ideas to solve the environmental crisis. In 1896 Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius explored whether Earth’s …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op-Ed: Coronavirus Triggers A Plunge In Space Stocks: How To Keep Your Business Operating Despite The Crisis

By Ksenia Synkova On Thursday, 12 March 2020, shares in the aerospace giant Boeing plunged 18,10%, Lockheed Martin shares dropped 12.71%, Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares lost 16.05%, Northrop Grumman plunged 8.69%, and Maxar shares dropped 17.77%. All this happened after the announcement by US President Donald Trump about the …

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#SpaceWatchGL Perspectives: Women In Tech… Does It Have To Be “Sole” Destroying?!

By Tegan Lloyd Williams I have a new obsession… GOLD TRAINERS. Massive, blingy, bright and bold gold trainers. I work in a corporate, male dominated industry and it is always flattering and often positive to hear the words “I don’t see gender”, or “It doesn’t matter if you are male …

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