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Space Café Regional – German Edition: Raphael Roettgen about “Hoch hinaus”

In this week’s Space Cafè Regional – German Edition,  Raphael Roettgen, Space Investment & Advisory, Founder of E2MC Ventures, Zurich, Switzerland talked about his new book “Hoch Hinaus – die neue Weltraumwirtschaft”. Raphael also answered relevant questions from the audience. This Space Cafè Regional – German Edition, held on 26 November 2020, was …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: A Space programme for the Nobel Peace Prize? – the answer might surprise you…

by Prof. Chris Lee Very recently I overheard a conversation that went like this – “our programme has been operating in space for over 20 years and includes the key international space agency partners. It is an inspiration for our young and has done more for global peace than any …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Launching Into the New Decade

by Blaine Curcio The first year of the 2020s has been nothing if not very memorable. A global pandemic, political turmoil, and rapid technological development coming from and also helping to propel these changes. Flying somewhat more under the radar, however, has been the year in Chinese launch. 2020 has …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The Case of PEGASUS

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Joint Air Power Competence Centre, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “The Case of PEGASUS”, originally published in the Joint Air Power Competence Centre Journal 30. The Development of Competences for Space …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The future of communications

by Jose Salgado In 2018, global mobile data traffic amounted to 19.01 Exabytes per month and is expected to reach 77.5 Exabytes per month worldwide by 2022, according to Statista. Mobile data use radio frequencies traveling through the electromagnetic spectrum, but this is a finite resource. For example, 5G technology …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Quantum Technology and Impact of the Global Space Security

by Rania Toukebri Cyberattacks are exponentially increasing over time, improving the security of communications is crucial for guaranteeing the protection of sensitive information for states and individuals. For states, securing communications is mandatory for a strategic geopolitical influence. Most technologies have been based on classical laws of physics. Modern communication …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Crew-1 Giant Leap Towards Space for All

by Bailey Cunningham and Samuel Thorpe The inaugural operational mission for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 15th has rocketed humanity into a new age of space. The launch of Crew-1 may well mark the genesis of truly affordable access to space. Certainly, the United …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Eyes on the Sky on its way to SXSW 2021

by Erin Reilly We have submitted our project to SXSW 2021. We’d love it if you’d VOTE UP our panel so we can be chosen to participate on this global stage and gain more interest in this project. As Extended Reality technologies continue to grow exponentially and recent studies suggest learning enhancement …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Forty Years of Negotiations on PAROS: Outcomes and New Challenges

by Dr. Anne-Sophie Martin Outer space has become an increasingly militarised area, source of confrontation and characterised by a sort of ‘desanctuarysation’ (notion used by Mr. Xavier Pasco, Director of the Foundation for Strategic Research – Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris). When addressing the military use of outer space …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: NASA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon

by Anushka Sharma, Founder – Naaut For the first time, water has been discovered on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places. On 26 October 2020, Scientists using NASA’s telescope on an …

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