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#SpaceWatchGL Interview: Dr. Scott Pace On The U.S. Space Resources Executive Order

On 6 April 2020, US President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources. This order addresses US policy regarding the recovery and use of resources in outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies. SpaceWatch.Global was able to …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Could The OneWeb Insolvency Have Ended Differently?

By Hamza Hameed Is it time for a shift in norms: does the recent pandemic finally push the space sector into using asset-based financing? Could the OneWeb insolvency have ended differently? In an industry sometimes regarded as a playground for billionaires, the number of new entrants has been growing at …

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How NASA’s Perseverance Mars Team Has Adjusted To Work In The Time Of Coronavirus

From the moment the mission began in 2013, the women and men working on what would become NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover knew they’d encounter unexpected challenges on their way to Mars. After all, no NASA mission to the surface of the Red Planet has done otherwise. But with its launch period opening …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: NATO And Outer Space: What Now?

By Frank A. Rose At the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) December 2019 Leader’s Summit in London, leaders acknowledged that technology is rapidly changing the international security environment, stating: “To stay secure, we must look to the future together. We are addressing the breadth and scale of new technologies to …

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#SpaceWatchGL Perspective On US Space Resources Executive Order: Christopher Johnson On How The U.S. Seeks To Be A Pioneer In Space Resources Norm Development

On 6 April 2020, US President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources. This order addresses US policy regarding the recovery and use of resources in outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies. Today SpaceWatch.Global publishes the …

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#SpaceWatchGL Perspective On US Space Resources Executive Order: Dimitra Stefoudi On How The U.S. Seeks Cooperation Through The Outer Space Treaty

On 6 April 2020, US President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources. This order addresses US policy regarding the recovery and use of resources in outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies. Today SpaceWatch.Global publishes the …

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: “33 minutes with Dr. Brian Weeden”

This week’s Space Café WebTalk took place on 21 April 2020, featuring Dr. Brian Weeden, Director of Program Planning for Secure World Foundation in conversation with Torsten Kriening, co-publisher of SpaceWatch.Global and COO of ThorGroup GmbH. Dr. Brian Weeden gave a briefing about key elements from the newly released 2020 Global …

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Another Pyrrhic Victory: The White House’s Latest Executive Order On Space Mining

On 6 April 2020, the White House issued an Executive Order on Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources (EO), the latest in a series of directives that the White House has issued to set American space policy over the last three years.[1] This one focuses …

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