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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Australia needs to aim high with space strategic update

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and The Strategist, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles. This is “Australia needs to aim high with space strategic update” by Malcolm Davis, originally published on 11 March 2022. Last week at the 13th Australian Space Forum in Adelaide, the minister for science and technology, Melissa Price, 

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Space Café Australia by Annie Handmer Recap: Briony Sturgess on Space and Government

In the latest episode of Space Café Australia by Annie Handmer, she catches up with Briony Sturgess, Associate Director, Space Investment Partnerships at Investment NSW, for a conversation on the two things that are important for us: Space and Government.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Laura Anne Edwards” On 29 March 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Laura Anne Edwards, NASA Datanaut and core member of the Oxford Space Initiative, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Thoughts on the Future of Space and Earth. Laura Anne Edwards is an innovation catalyst, named a 2021 Top 50 Leader in Space Tech.

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Register Today For Our Space Cafe “Black Ops by Dr. Emma Gatti” On 21 March 2022

This Space Café Black Ops will feature Dr. Bleddyn Bowen, Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Leicester, in conversation with Dr. Emma Gatti, Space Analyst and Broadcaster and correspondent of SpaceWatch.Global for Italy. Ukraine Conflict: is an escalation in Space possible?

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Rocket body collides with the Moon

A rogue 3-ton rocket stage crashed into the far side of the Moon after spending seven years in space. The collision was out of view for ground-based telescopes and NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was not in position to record the event either. Scientific American suggests that the impact crater will be near the naturally formed 570 km wide Hertzsprung Crater. 

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Australian Government grants US $20 million for space manufacturing hub

Fleet Space Technologies announced that the Australian Government has committed US $20 million to the development of the Space Manufacturing Hub in Adelaide, South Australia. The funding is in addition to the US $14.6 million the Government of South Australia and a consortium of space, aerospace and advanced air mobility companies have already committed.

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Register Today For Our Space Café Australia On 10 March 2022

Join Briony Sturgess and our host Annie Handmer for a conversation on space and government. On 14 February 2022 a new National Space Industry Hub, backed by NSW Government, was launched at Cicada Innovations in Tech Central. The Hub aims to boost the growth of Australia’s space sector by providing mentoring, incubation and support for start-ups.

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