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Northrop Grumman orders two more Cygnus from Thales

Paris, 23 February 2021. – Two more: Northrop Grumman has ordered two more Cygnus cargo modules from Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales and Leonardo said in Turin yesterday. Thales will deliver pressurized cargo modules for the 18th and 19th Cygnus cargo mission, the company said, a contract …

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Survey for Polish Space Law: its a good time to create Polish Space Law Act

by Prof. Katarzyna Malinowska, Prof. Małgorzata Polkowska, Bartosz Malinowski and Mariusz T. Kłoda Poland has a long history in space legislation – ratified 4 Space Treaties. Poland is a UNCOPUOS and ESA member. In 2014 r. the Polish Space Agency POLSA was created. The main task of POLSA is to …

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ECSL Winter Webinar Series Launches Today

Berlin, 22 February 2021. – The ECSL Seminar series is back: Following the success of the ECSL Summer Webinars held in August 2020, the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) is glad to announce that it will continue its series of webinars with the ECSL Winter Webinars, set to take place …

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Québec to invest $300m in Telesat’s Lightspeed

Paris, 22 February 2021. – Québec invests $317 million in Telesat’s new LEO constellation Lightspeed, the satellite operator announced. The Government of Québec invests $158 million in preferred equity and grant a loan of the amount, Telesat said. “This collaboration comes on the heels of Telesat’s selection of Thales Alenia …

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Dr Jessica West on Making Space for Peace

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Dr. Jessica West, Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares, Waterloo, Canada talked about why does peace matter in space. This session explored the role of civil society in space governance. Jessica is a long-time editor of the Space Security Index and frequent participant at the United Nations …

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Register Today For Our Space Café Germany by Andreas Schepers On 4 March 2021

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café Germany featuring Dr Walther Pelzer, Member of the Board of DLR, German Aerospace Center, Bonn, Germany. This event will take place on 4 March 2021 at 4:00 pm CET. The conversation will revolve around the micro launcher platform in the North …

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CYSEC and ESA launch cybersecurity conference in Davos

Luxembourg, 17 February 2021. – Hacking satellites? The Swiss cybersecurity company CYSEC announced the first European conference on cyber risks in space, CYSAT’21, the firm said. CYSAT’21 takes place from 15 to 17 March in a hybrid format, online and in Davos, and brings ethical hackers and security researchers together …

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