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Space Café Radio – with Aakash Parekh

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global's Marketing Intern Jim Murphy spoke with Aakash Parekh, the Chief Commercial Officer at Pixxel.  Pixxel is a space data company building a constellation of hyperspectral earth imaging satellites with the aim of detecting, monitoring and predicting global phenomena.

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CSIRO and SKAO Launch SKA-Low Construction in Western Australia

Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), has helped launch the construction of the Square Kilometer Array Observatory (SKAO)’s SKA-Low telescope at Inyarrimanha Ilgari Bundara, the CSIRO Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory on Wajarri Country in Mid West Western Australia. 

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Southern Launch and ATSpace to launch two Kestrel I rockets in December

Rocket manufacturer ATSpace has confirmed the company is ready to launch two of their Kestrel I rockets before the end of the year with the Australian Space Agency's permission, launch services and rocket subsystems provider Southern Launch said.  ATSpace and Southern Launch, are planning to launch the VS02 and VS03 missions from the Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex in December. 

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Space Café Recap: “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” #11

In the latest (11th) Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, host Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor of International Law at Western Sydney University, Sydney and Professorial Fellow at Bond University, Australia, and Co-Host Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, welcomed Olga Volynskaya and Lucien Rapp to a wonderful breakfast discussion at the historic Bibent café in Toulouse.

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GMV joins forces with Lockheed Martin to develop SouthPAN system

Multinational technology firm GMV has signed an agreement with aerospace, arms, defense, information security, and technology corporation Lockheed Martin, to develop the processing and control centers for the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network system (SouthPAN), GMV said. SouthPAN is a joint effort of the Australian and New Zealand governments to provide a satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) for navigation and precise point positioning services. 

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ispace to Launch Hakuto-R Mission 1 Aboard Falcon 9

ispace, inc., a global lunar exploration company, has announced that it has completed launch preparations, including integration of the HAKUTO-R Mission 1 lunar lander into the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. As a result, the lunar lander is now scheduled to take off on Thursday, December 1, 2022. The tentative launch time is 08: 37 GMT (3:37 a.m. EST) and it will launch from SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.

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South Korea Announces Mission to Mars in new Space Roadmap

South Korea has announced its intentions to launch a mission to Mars before 2046, according to the Country's new roadmap for its space mission which President Yoon Suk-yeol unveiled. The roadmap also discloses Korea's intentions to develop an engine for a launch vehicle that can fly to the moon within the next five years.

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