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Rocket Lab signs multi-launch contract with HawkEye 360

Rocket Lab announced it has been selected by Virginia-based radio frequency geospatial analytics provider HawkEye 360, to launch three Electron missions. The first of the three missions is scheduled to be Rocket Lab’s inaugural Electron launch from Launch Complex 2, Virginia, planned for December this year.

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Astrobotic unveils Peregrine lunar lander

Astrobotic unveiled the flight model of its Peregrine lunar lander that will fly to the Moon on a United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket in Q4 2022 as part of NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative. Peregrine’s unveiling took place at Astrobotic’s headquarters in Pittsburgh with Congressman Matt Cartwright, NASA’s Bill Nelson, Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, and James Reuter attending. 

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Astrocast joins the ‘Net Zero Space’ initiative

Global nanosatellite IoT network Astrocast, announced it joined the ‘Net Zero Space’ initiative, set up by the Paris Peace Forum with the aim of achieving sustainable use of outer space for the benefit of humankind by 2030.  The initiative is focused on addressing the issue of increasing space debris by uniting the private sector, civil society, academia, public authorities and regulators.

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Space Sustainability Rating to launch in June

The Space Sustainability Rating (SSR), hosted by the eSpace-EPFL Space Center, will allow space operators to improve their mission sustainability by obtaining a rating after transparent, data-based assessments and actionable guidance that support space debris mitigation efforts. The program, under which spacecraft and satellite operators

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Space Café Radio – on tour – with Ane Aanesland of ThrustMe

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Benelux Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Ane Aanesland, co-founder, president, and CEO of ThrustMe, an industrial space startup providing simple solutions to maneuver satellites in space about the origins of ThrustMe, the importance of sustainability, and what the future holds.

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Space Cafe WebTalk 33 minutes with Chris Kunstadter – The Role of Space Insurers in a Changing Space Ecosystem Recap

Our Space Cafe WebTalk “33 minutes with Chris Kunstadter - The Role of Space Insurers in a Changing Space Ecosystem” took place on Tuesday, 19th April 2022. Chris Kunstadter is Head of Space at AXA XL. He is actively involved in all aspects of AXA XL’s space activity, including technical, financial, and actuarial analysis, policy construction, claims handling, ...

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Space Cafe Radio – with Dr. Holger Krag of ESA

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr. Holger Krag, Head of the Space Safety Programme Office at the European Space Agency - ESA about the opening and the operations of the Space Safety Center at ESOC in Darmstadt on 12 April 2022.

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Register Today For Our Space Café Canada by Dr. Jessica West On 29 April 2022

This episode of Space Cafè Canada will feature Stephen Matier, President and CEO of Maritime Launch Services and Spaceport Nova Scotia, in conversation with Dr. Jessica West, Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares and a friend of SpaceWatch.Global. Countdown to liftoff: The first Canadian spaceport under development...

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Space4Impact launches third week of free online New Space Economy course

Space4Impact, EPFL’s Space Center eSpace, E2MC Ventures, and Space Innovation joined forces to launch an online course on the New Space Economy. The program is available on edX as a free EPFLx course. Learners can watch more than 30 video lectures by space experts from various domains within startups, academia, the private sector, and public institutions in Switzerland.

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