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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Lock Down on All Space Launches!

by Valentin Eder This article describes – in a non-diplomatic way – the current setting/behaviour of space industry stakeholders and a set of radical, but necessary actions to ensure the  long-term sustainability of outer space in the interest of operators, the industry, last but not least, of the global society. …

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Space Café Recap “Moriba’s Vox Populi 03” on religion, ethics and space

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi #03” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about religion, ethics and space, and sustainability with Brother Guy Consolmagno – Director, The Vatican Observatory. (Catholic perspective), Harel Ben-Ami – Delegate, Israel Space Agency to the United Nations. (Jewish perspective), Ari Leon – Senior Project …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Insights into Space law in China

by Jan Helge Mey L.LM. (McGill) and Dr. Ingo Baumann, BHO Legal, Germany While the space activities of China continue to advance in breadth and depth, rather little is known about the legal and regulatory framework within the country. It is difficult to find online sources and most texts are …

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Space Café Brazil Recap: Prof. Dr. Olavo de O. Bittencourt Neto of the Catholic University of Santos

In this week’s Space Café Brazil, Prof. Dr. Olavo de O. Bittencourt Neto, of the Catholic University of Santos, Brazil, talked about the space race’s history and the beginning of the golden era of the United Nations treaties on outer space. He also talked about the role of international 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. She also talked about the role of Intersputnik and its counterparts in refining …

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 1 – 7 Feb 2021

by Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Orbital Gateway Consulting we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 1 – 7 Feb 2021”. Hello and welcome to another episode …

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Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Blaine Curcio” On 2 March 2021

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Blaine Curcio, Founder of Orbital Gateway Consulting and Senior Affiliate Consultant at Euroconsult, Hong Kong. This event will take place on 2 March 2021 at 4:00 pm CET. Blaine Curcio will discuss the rapidly evolving Chinese space sector, the …

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Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Nikolai Khlystov” On 23 February 2021

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Nikolai Khlystov, Lead, Shaping the Future of Mobility and Space at World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland. This event will take place on 23 February 2021 at 4:00 pm CET. Stepping out of the Cradle together: Multi-stakeholder collaboration? Konstantin Tsiolkovsky “Earth is …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: How Mega-Constellations Lead to Increased Sustainability Risks in Outer Space

by Valentin Eder This article looks at the impact of mega-constellations to the collision risk in outer space using the results of a systemic approach to reducing the uncertainty of the ambiguity of actual developments based on conjunction analyses on the example of  SpaceX’s Starlink using TLE data from space-track …

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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 , ESA for …

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