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European Commission to support European defence

The European Commission announced a number of initiatives in areas critical for defence and security within the European Union. These comprise the conventional defence industry and equipment on land, sea, air, cyber, hybrid and space threats. The Commission’s aim is to strengthen the Union's ability to counter fast-changing multi-layered threats.

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The Space Cafe Podcast #048: Martin Wezowski, Chief Futurist at SAP – Thoughts for New Space

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 48th episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast #048: Martin Wezowski, Chief Futurist at SAP - Thoughts for New Space. For all its glamor, enthusiasm and optimism, the new space industry has some serious homework to do. To have a future, what is happening in space now must not sound too much like the past.

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: ESPI Brief 52: European Space Summit 2022 – What is at stake?

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and the European Space Policy Institute, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and briefs. This is ESPI Briefs No. 52: ‘European Space Summit 2022 – What is at stake? ’, originally published in August 2021.

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Space Cafe Radio – on tour in Brussels – Niklas Nienass

In this Space Café Radio – on tour in Brussels at the European Commission, SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Cafe Benelux Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Niklas Nienass, German politician of the Alliance 90/The Greens and Member of the European Parliament about the need for space sustainability, international and national space strategies, and the need for space legislation.

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Arianespace’s successfully deploys 34 OneWeb satellites

Flight VS27, deploying 34 OneWeb satellites, was Arianespace’s first mission of the year and the 340th for the Arianespace family comprising Ariane, Soyuz and Vega. The number of satellites in orbit in the OneWeb constellation is now 428. Soyuz, the medium-lift, four-stage launch vehicle carrying the spacecraft, was produced by Roscosmos’ Progress Space Rocket Center.

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Space Cafe Radio – on tour in Brussels – Guenther Hasinger

In this Space Café Radio – on tour in Brussels at the 14th European Space Conference in the Egmont Palace, SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Cafe Benelux Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Prof. Guenther Hasinger, Director of Science and Head of ESAC about the fascinating world of astronomy, James Webb, and what it means to be the director of science.

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Register Today For Our Space Café Canada by Dr. Jessica West On 25 February 2022

This Space Café Canada will feature Paul Meyer, former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament, founding member of the Outer Space Institute, and currently a Fellow in International Security at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, in conversation with Dr. Jessica West, Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares and a friend of SpaceWatch.Global.

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