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Ramon.Space and Foxconn Partner for Space Computing Products

Ramon.Space and Ingrasys, a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group have announced a strategic agreement to deliver high-volume space computing products. As part of the agreement, Ingrasys will manufacture Ramon.Space computing products globally, establishing the production line of the industry’s first high-volume space computing products. This collaboration represents a major milestone in the rapidly expanding space economy and marks the first time Ingrasys has ventured into the space industry.

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Astroscale Expands Operations to France

Astroscale Holdings Inc. has announced the opening of Astroscale France SAS (“Astroscale France”) and a contract with the French national space agency, Centre National D'Etudes Spatiales (CNES). The contract, which both parties will sign on June 20 at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, formalizes a partnership between Astroscale France and CNES. Furthermore, it includes a funded study for active debris removal of French space debris. In addition, both parties will determine the specific debris in early 2024.

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ispace Announces New CEO of ispace U.S. Entity

ispace, inc. has announced the former NASA astronaut and U.S. Air Force Colonel (Ret) Ronald J. Garan Jr as CEO of ispace Technologies U.S., inc. Mr. Garan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business economics from the State University of New York College at Oneonta and a Master of Aeronautical Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In addition, Garan also earned a Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Florida.

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Space Café Recap: “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” #13

In the latest (13th) “Space Café Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, host Prof Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor at Western Sydney University, and Professorial Fellow at Bond University, and Co-Host Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, welcomed Ruvimbo Samanga and Dr Antonino Salmeri to a fantastic breakfast discussion at a café in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

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LIMA 2023 – Rika Valluris Closing Thoughts

The very first Langkawi International Space Forum (LISF) saw representatives from across the globe who spoke on a variety of topics. Over 150 Attendees listened keenly to the future of space in Malaysia and Asia. Here are the closing thoughts from SpaceWatch.Global. Read our feature to get a holistic view on the Langkawi International Space Forum.

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LIMA 2023 – Day 1 – Rika Valluris morning briefing

The very first Langkawi International Space Forum (LISF) was officially inaugurated by the Honourable Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. The opening address set the tone for the conference and the need to develop a strong space industry in the ASEAN region. The LISF saw representatives from across the globe who spoke on a variety of topics. Over 150 Attendees listened keenly to the future of space in Malaysia and Asia.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Malaysia inaugurates its first Space Forum in conjunction with LIMA 2023

An image captured by Pleiades Neo image on 24 May of the LIMA showsite, showing aircraft on static display including Airbus A400M and H225M operated by the Royal Malaysian Air Force. Credit Airbus

The 16th Edition of Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA), a biennial exhibition/conference, officially commenced on 23rd May 2023 in Langkawi (Malaysia) after a covid break. An exhibition traditionally focused on defence and military applications of aerospace and maritime is no stranger to displays of missiles, gun and automatic weapon prototypes and drones.

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Nelco invests in router maker to improve Indian satcoms network

Photo by Donald Giannatti on Unsplash Nelco

Nelco, an Indian satellite communications provider, has invested around $122 million in Piscis Networks, a network equipment start-up based in Mumbai, to bolster its services amid a growing competitive threat from international players. Nelco said in a stock exchange filing that it had bought an initial stake of just over 9% in Piscis Networks. Under the deal, Nelco can increase its stake to 30%. 

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