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Change of command and new crew on ISS

Thomas Pesquet became commander of the ISS this week, taking over from JAXA astronaut and fellow Crew-2 member Akihiko Hoshide. Thomas will hold this role until before Crew-2 return to Earth in November. He is the fourth European and the first French commander of the ISS. Pesquet accepted his new position during a traditional ceremony of a key being handed over to him by Hoshide.

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Space Sustainability: Preserving the Usability of Outer Space

Satellites orbiting the Earth provide many tangible benefits to billions of people around the world on a daily basis. However, space is becoming increasingly congested and the continuity of these benefits cannot be taken for granted. For more than a decade, Secure World Foundation (SWF) has focused its efforts promoting the sustainable use of outer space.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “Moriba’s Vox Populi” On 14 October 2021

I, Moriba Jah have partnered with SpaceWatch.Global to run an exciting Space Café series: Moriba’s Vox Populi (Latin for “the people’s voice”) where I intend to choose topics of relevance to space safety, security, and sustainability and have an hour-long“chill in a lounge chair” type conversation amongst people.

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Space Café Radio: On Tour in Geneva – UK Ambassador Aidan Liddle, UK Mission Geneva

In this Space Café Radio - on tour in Geneva, SpaceWatch.Global Publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament at the UK Mission Geneva Aidan Liddle during the UNIDIR Outer Space Security Conference 2021 about the UNGA Resolution 75/36. For more background of the resolution, please find useful information here and here:

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Airbus shows European Service Module for Artemis Moon missions

A glimpse in the cleanroom: Airbus plans to demonstrate the European Service Module for NASA´s Orion missions to the Moon. The company invited media to join a virtual visit to the cleanroom on Wednesday, 6 October, watch the delivery of ESM-2 and look at ESM-3. The modules are key parts of Europe’s contribution to NASA´s Artemis missions to the Moon.

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#SpaceWatchGL share: Capitol Momentum provides NewSpace Business Update for the first half of 2021 for Germany

by Maria Jahnke In the ongoing effort to increase market transparency by providing valuable, reliable and up to date insights of the fast-paced and emerging German NewSpace ecosystem, Capitol Momentum has compiled an interim Business Review Report for the first Half Year of 2021. For this Industry Update,

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