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General Hyten named Executive Director of Blue Origin’s Club for the Future

General John Hyten (Ret.) has been named as Executive Director for Blue Origin’s foundation, Club for the Future, and as a Strategic Advisor to senior leadership, the company said. General Hyten has decades of experience as a space operations and acquisitions officer. His assignments included leading the Air Force Space Command and the U.S. Strategic Command. 

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German OKAPI:Orbits raises €5.5 million for space traffic management software

Software as a service startup, OKAPI: Orbits, has raised €5.5 million in a seed funding round led by San Francisco-based MunichRe Ventures for its software aiming to make space operations safer and more efficient. US firm, Dolby Family Ventures, European VCs Herius Capital and APEX Ventures and investors also participated in the round.

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ThrustMe wins ESA GSTP contract for electric propulsion system

In-orbit mobility solutions provider ThrustMe, has been awarded an ESA GSTP (General Support Technology Programme) contract to develop and qualify its electric propulsion system, NPT30-I2-1.5U. The technology will be integrated with GomSpace’s GOMX-5 satellite. The GOMX-5 mission aims to demonstrate new nanosatellite capabilities for the next generation of low Earth orbit constellations.

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Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Meidad Pariente: Walking amongst giants – challenges of the private space sector in Israel Recap

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Meidad Pariente: Walking amongst giants - challenges of the private space sector in Israel, working in a country with massive defense companies” took place on Tuesday, 7th June. Meidad is an entrepreneur and innovator with more than 25 years of experience in managing technologies. He is the CTO and Co-founder of SPACECIALIST

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Register Today For Our Space Café Germany LIVE by Chiara Moenter and Andreas Schepers On 24 June 2022

Willkommen im Space Café Germany - live von der ILA 2022. Das Space Café Germany, die Gesprächsreihe zu aktuellen Raumfahrtthemen war ursprünglich als echte Veranstaltung in Berlin konzipiert. Im Zuge der Covid19-Pandemie wanderte das Format ins Internet und erfreut sich stetig wachsender Beliebtheit.

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Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell partners with Geometric Energy to launch satellite

Nolan Bushnell, Co-Founder and Chief Knowledge Officer of Moxy.io, Founder of Atari, Chuck E. Cheese, and inventor of Pong, announced that he and his Play & Earn video game venture, Moxy.io, have signed a contract with launch service provider Geometric Energy Corporation (GEC) for its upcoming MOXY.IO program to low Earth orbit as part of the Geometric-1

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Space Café “Moriba’s Vox Populi 11” on Who gets the orbital right of way?

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 11” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about Who gets the orbital right of way? with: Hjalte Osborn Frandsen, Faculty of Law at University of Copenhagen; Ruth Stilwell, Aerospace Policy Solutions; Steward Bain, NorthStar Earth & Space; Matt Hejduk, The Aerospace Corporation

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