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Space Café Radio – PSSI’s Space Security Series ep. 4 – with Michel Friedling

In this fourth episode SpaceWatch.Global CEO and Publisher, Torsten Kriening talked with Major General Michel Friedling, Commander of the French Space Command about the French Space Defence Strategy and Goals for a European Space Command.

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Register Today for our Space Café “Black Ops by Dr. Emma Gatti” 0n 22 November 2022

Black Ops returns with a mini-series fully dedicated to the Indo-Pacific and global geopolitical Space picture. Protagonist of the mini-series will be Dr. Namrata Goswami, an independent scholar on space policy and Great Power Politics. In the first episode of six, Namrata will discuss with SpaceWatch.Global Editor in Chief Emma Gatti the values, interests and cultures of the U.S., China, Russia, India, Japan, so to explain their investment in space capabilities.

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Egypt Discloses Plans to Launch Climate Monitoring Satellite

The Chairman of the Space Committee of the Egyptian Engineers Syndicate, Dr. Muhandes Ahmed Faraj, has disclosed Egypt's plans to launch two new satellites, one of which will assist in climate change monitoring in Africa. Faraj made the disclosure during the Egyptian Space Committee of the Syndicate of Engineers' recently concluded conference on Egypt's efforts to develop its space capabilities

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Australia Commits to Abstain from ASAT Missile Test

The Australian Government has announced its commitment never to conduct destructive, direct-ascent anti‑satellite missile testing, consistent with its role as a responsible actor in space. When a party performs such tests, these tests generate large amounts of debris that remain in space for years. The debris subsequently threatens satellites and other space objects, risking the long-term sustainability of human activity in space.

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China and Namibia Strengthen Space Diplomatic Ties

Continuing its cooperation with African countries, China has taken steps to strengthen its relations with Namibia in the space industry. China recently organized a "Talk with Taikonauts" session with eight African countries; Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Namibia, Ethiopia, Somalia, Algeria, and Senegal

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: AMOS Conference 2022: A Political Wrap-Up

This year the 23rd AMOS (Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies) Conference, held in Hawaii from the 27th to the 30th of September 2022, hosted 1212 in-person attendees at the Wailea Beach Resort and 259 guests virtually. The conference sold-out way in advance. Maybe a sign of a post-Covid desire to travel, or maybe a sign that Hawaii never loses its exotic allure, nevertheless the enthusiastic attendance also reflected a growing interest in space sustainability and space commerce initiatives across all sectors, from national governments to private companies, from non-governmental entities to the science community.

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South Australia’s First satellite Kanyini to Launch in 2023

Myriota, a secure, low-power satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) company, has announced an agreement with ISILAUNCH to send Kanyini into orbit. This will kickstart its ambitious mission to help take care of people and the planet. Under the Launch Services Agreement, Myriota has booked a spot for South Australia’s home-grown satellite to launch on a SpaceX Transporter mission in 2023.

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