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Italian Leaf Space adds new ground stations

Leaf Space, a ground segment service provider, is adding three stations to its global Leaf Line Network, the company based in Washington, D.C., said. The new stations will be installed in Sri Lanka, the Azores and Scotland, the company said, "enhancing Leaf Space’s capability to provide solutions and services to its growing list of customers".

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Airbus continues to survey the sea for UK Royal Navy

Airbus will continue to provide the UK Royal Navy with satellite-based maritime surveillance services, the company said. The UK Royal Navy has awarded a 12-month contract extension to Airbus covering the continued provision of satellite-based maritime surveillance services for the Joint Maritime Security Centre (JMSC), Airbus said.

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NASA attempts to repair Hubble so far failed

Paris, 28 June 2021. – NASA proceeds to repair the computer on board the Hubble Space Telescope, the U.S. agency said, but was not able, so far, the reboot the backup computer. NASA is continuing to diagnose a problem with the payload computer on the Hubble Space Telescope, the agency said, after completing another set of tests on June 23 and 24. 

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Space Café Brazil by Ian Grosner Recap: Andre Rypl, Brazilian diplomat

In this week’s Space Café Brazil, Ian Grosner talked with Andre Rypl, his career as a Brazilian diplomat and gave some advice to the students who want to pursue this post at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He talked about his first contact with the space sector and his first meeting at the Legal Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).  

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The Space Cafe Podcast #30: Yvette Hopkins, Shetland Space Center

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 30th episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast: Yvette Hopkins, Shetland Space Center. Episode 030 features a special guest Yvette Hopkins. In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, a little north of Scotland, there is a small island that you can cross by car in just two and a half hours.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Looking for a Few Good Operators: Opportunities for Space Force to Fulfil the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Joint Air Power Competence Centre, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Looking for a Few Good Operators: Oppurtunnities for Space Force to Fulfil the Women, Peace and Security agenda” by Dr Kyleanne Hunter, originally published on the Joint Air Power Competence Centre website.

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