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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Corporate Social Responsibility in Outer Space 

New forms of access to remote areas of the Earth and outer space are increasingly facilitated by technological and scientific advances now combined with growing privatisation.  With the growing buzz of new outer space activities and the excitement of ‘new frontiers’, there is also a need for sustainable corporate governance in outer space.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: NATO Space – Recognition versus Current Reality

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 “NATO Space - Recognition versus Current Reality”, originally published in the Joint Air Power Competence Centre Journal 31.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Facing Global Challenges Using Satellite Technologies

by Malak Trabelsi Loeb The case of Climate Change and Food Security When the New York Times Best Seller “Space Chronicles: Facing The Ultimate Frontier” Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked during an interview to quantify the merits of space exploration, he argued that it took him a whole book to …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Experimenting and Manufacturing in Microgravity

Integrated circuits, silicon solar cells, better vaccines, better materials, and new plant varieties are some of the benefits of experimenting and manufacturing in microgravity. But in general, achieving microgravity for long-term results is very expensive and for the most part, is heavily subsidized by agencies and governments,

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Security for Commercial Space: CYSAT’21 Pioneers Cyber Security Solutions

In a blink it seems our lives have become almost completely reliant on space infrastructure and the digital – or cyber - life that has burgeoned from it.  Cyber is here and amassed the “trillions” scenario predicted only a decade ago.  Weather forecasting, financial interactions, air transportation, defence, global positioning system (GPS), and communications systems all depend on infrastructure on the ground and in space.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: What Space Traffic Management measures must be internationally implemented to improve the safety and sustainability of outer space?

by Antonio Fowl Stark, Winner SGAC SSS-PG Essay Competition 2020 The Spectrums of Space Traffic ManagementSpace Traffic Management (STM) is inherently an intergovernmental and interdisciplinary field. Precisely for these characteristics, there is no single agreed-upon definition of STM.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Bridging Space and Asia with Multi-GNSS

Asia; the most populous and largest continent in the world, mostly known for its diverse foods, rich culture and strong global economic presence, is also home to a unique fusion of Global Navigation Satellite Services (GNSS); an unparalleled characteristic that holds a pool of potential for business, academia and users alike.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Everything is a Circle: A New Orbital Model for Moving Bodies in The Universe

Based on observation, all heavenly objects in the Solar System and other planetary systems seem to move in some kind of elliptical motion with respect to each other. According to Kepler’s 1st Law, the “orbit of a planet with respect to the Sun is an ellipse, with the Sun at one of the two foci.”

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