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Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Claudia Kessler” On 1 December 2020

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Claudia Kessler, Initiator, Founder, driving force of “Die Astronautin”, Bremen, Germany. This event will take place on 1 Dezember 2020 at 4:00 pm CET. February, 2022: A space crew with only women astronauts docks to the Unity Node after having …

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Space Café Podcast Episode 015 Featuring Simonetta Di Pippo Is Now Available

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 15th episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast: Simonetta Di Pippo – Director of UNOOSA Episode 013 features special guest Simonetta Di Pippo. As the director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Simonetta Di Pippo carries probably the coolest …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE COALITION OF THE LIKE-MINDED

by Ken Hodgkins The scope and nature of the space enterprise has evolved in significant ways since the dawning of the space age. For decades civil and national security space activities were driven by the geopolitical rivalries of the Cold War and space legal and policy-making were the exclusive province …

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Smallsat market more than quadruples in the 2020s, Euroconsult finds

Luxembourg, 11 November 2020. – The market for small satellites is growing exponentially in the next decade, the latest Euroconsult smallsat report found. In its “Prospects for the Small Satellite Market”, Euroconsult forecasts that two mega-constellations will account for half of the smallsats to be launched between 2020 and 2029, …

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang China Aerospace News Roundup 2 Nov – 8 Nov 2020

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 China Aerospace News Roundup 2 Nov – 8 Nov 2020”. Hello and welcome to another episode …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: One Size to Fit Them All: Interoperability, the Artemis Accords and the Future of Space Exploration

by Antonino Salmeri On October 13th 2020, at the occasion of the 71st International Astronautical Congress, a coalition of 8 Countries including Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America presented a multilateral document called “The Artemis Accords”.[1] Legally, the …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: State’s Right to Self-Defence in Outer Space A New Challenge for NATO’s Deterrence

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 “State’s Right to Self-Defence in Outer Space A New Challenge for NATO’s Deterrence”, originally published in the Joint Air Power Competence …

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Chris Stott in a conversation about permissions and more

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Chris Stott, Executive Chair, ManSat LLC, Isle of Man ,UK, talked about a wide range of permission and regulation related topics. He also talked about the importance of education in the commercial space market, highlighting the foundation of the Institute for Space Commerce in U.S. . “What’s …

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E2MC Update On Space-Financing Rounds in October 2020

by Raphael Roettgen Despite the absence of any triple-digit million rounds, we still saw over $100 million of financing activity in the space sector in October 2020. This sum is excluding public sector awards, principally the roughly $370 million to 14 companies that were announced under NASA’s Tipping Point program. …

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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews – Kai-Uwe Schrogl: “We must not overrate the Artemis Accords”

After the signature of eight countries to the Artemis Accords, the position of the European Space Agency ESA was discussed a lot.  SpaceWatch.Global Editor-in-Chief Markus Payer used the opportunity to talk with Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl is Vice Chair of the European Coordination Committee for the ISS Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA-CC) …

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