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HyImpulse and Adamant Composites Completes Burst Test

HyImpulse Technologies and Adamant Composites have announced the successful completion of a hydrostatic burst test of a groundbreaking linerless Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) liquid oxygen (LOX) tank. This marks a key milestone in developing HyImpulse's orbital Small Launcher SL1.

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Register Today for Our Space Café “33 minutes with Pierre Lionnet” on the 28th February 2023

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Pierre Lionnet, Research and Managing Director at ASD-Eurospace, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. The space economist that challenges the "new space" narrative and predicted the "space SPACs" debacle.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Bremen – with Matthias Gronowski

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisherTorsten Kriening spoke with Matthias Gronowski, Chief Engineer of Orion ESM at Airbus Defence and Space in Bremen , about the leanings from the Artemis-1 mission, the challenges, and the way forward to the next mission. We spoke with Matthias during the Moon Media Day at the Airbus Bremen facility on 9th Feb 2023 on the visitor gallery above the ESM cleanroom.

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OroraTech Launches On-Orbit Fire Detection Technology


OroraTech has announced its new on-orbit fire processing technology that can detect and send fire notification alarms to customers via the multi-satellite link within three minutes once the satellite has passed the affected area. As a result, the technology will cut fire detection from one and a half hours, leading to a fast detection time. 

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University of Nairobi wins UNOOSA and Avio Launch Opportunity

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Avio have selected a consortium of the University of Nairobi (UoN), the University of Arizona (UA), and Space Trust as the first awardee of the ‘Accessing space with Vega C’ program. As a result, the team will launch a CubeSat, the NaSPUoN-0GPM2030, at no cost on board the Vega C rocket.

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The New Space Economy: Risk vs. Reward by FT Live on 1 March 2023

Join Peggy Hollinger and Torsten Kriening LIVE on LinkedIn for a virtual discussion on the long-term financial sustainability of the space sector on 1 March. The New Space Economy: Risk vs. Reward. Despite the space economy generating $424 billion in 2022, according to the latest statistics from VC firm Space Capital, overall investment is down 58% year on year. With a bleak global economic outlook creating a climate of risk-adversity, what does this mean for the New Space economy?

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Space Café Radio – at the UN OEWG – with Dr. Jessica West and Victoria Samson

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with  Dr. Jessica West, Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares, and Victoria Samson, Washington Office Director at Secure World Foundation. In this episode, Torsten talked with Jessica and Victoria about the third session of the Open-ended working group on reducing space threats through norms, rules, and principles of responsible behaviors, held in early February 2023 in Geneva.

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