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U.S. signs Framework Agreement with New Zealand to boost space sector

The United States and the New Zealand governments signed a Framework Agreement to provide new opportunities for the New Zealand space sector and closer collaboration with NASA, said Economic and Regional Development Minister, Stuart Nash. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and Vice President Kamala Harris, welcomed the completion of negotiations on the agreement earlier in May.

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Two South Australian manufacturers awarded AU $1 million grant to enter space

Two South Australian companies, engineering and fabrication company Ferretti International, and family-owned manufacturing company Hydroil, will start manufacturing for the space industry after winning the contract to build and supply a mobile launch rail for Australian spaceport and space mission provider Southern Launch, the company said.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Davide Petrillo” On 30 August 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Davide Petrillo, Executive Director of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Is there (enough) room for the youth in the European space sector? Or we can rephrase it as "Is the space sector ready to hand over to the next generation?".

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Hyundai Motor and Kia to develop lunar surface exploration mobility

Hyundai Motor and Kia signed joint research agreements with six Korean research institutes and formed a consultative body to develop mobility solutions to explore the surface of the Moon, the companies said. The firms are planning to expand the scope of human movement beyond Earth as part of their vision for robotics and metamobility. 

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UNOOSA and Japan open fellowship opportunity for nano-satellite development

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Government of Japan in cooperation with the Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) announced that they are looking for students from developing countries to study nano-satellite development as part of another round of the post-graduate study on Nano-Satellite Technologies

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Register today for our Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” on 11 August 2022

Space Café "Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland" will analyse current space developments with a legal focus. It will, at the same time discuss and ‘demystify’ the law for everyone. In our next 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,

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