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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: What Bedouins can teach us about Space Sustainability 

Sustainability has been practiced as a precondition for survival by many indigenous groups throughout the span of history. For those of us concerned with sustainability in space—or “the ability of all humanity to continue to use outer space for peaceful purposes and socioeconomic benefit over the long term”— this ought to be a heartening reality, as we can look to these practices to help avoid “reinventing the wheel.”

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Arianespace’s Ariane 5 orbits Galaxy 30, MEV-2, and BSAT-4b

Designated Flight VA253 in Arianespace’s numbering system, this mission was performed from the Spaceport’s ELA-3 launch zone – with Ariane 5 deploying its three passengers during a sequence lasting 47 minutes from liftoff to final separation. It marked the 253rd launch of an Ariane-series vehicle to date, and the 109th using an Ariane 5.

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The IAC 2020 Technical Program goes Virtual

The International Astronautical Federation’s annual event, the International Astronautical Congress (IAC), has been at the centre of innovation for the space community for 70 years. As such the annual event plays an important role to allow space professionals and the young generation to disseminate their research and develop collaborations.

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ViacomCBS selects Intelsat for global video distribution

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today announced it has been selected to continue distributing content for ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and across the Asia Pacific region. Intelsat was chosen for its unique ability to deliver managed media services, global coverage and integrated satellite distribution and terrestrial network.

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