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CNES And AASO Join Forces – Africa Enters The ActInSpace Fold

Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES) President Jean-Yves Le Gall and Sekou Ouedraogo, President of the African Aeronautics & Space Organisation (AASO), signed a partnership agreement to develop ,the ActInSpace international hackathon in Africa. The fourth edition of ActInSpace will be held in April this year and Burkina-Faso, Ghana and Nigeria …

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Coronavirus Impact: Nitrogen Dioxide Emissions Drop Over Italy

New data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite reveal the decline of air pollution, specifically nitrogen dioxide emissions, over Italy. This reduction is particularly visible in northern Italy which coincides with its nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The animation shows the fluctuation of nitrogen dioxide emissions across …

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#SpaceWatchGL Perspectives: Women In Tech… Does It Have To Be “Sole” Destroying?!

By Tegan Lloyd Williams I have a new obsession… GOLD TRAINERS. Massive, blingy, bright and bold gold trainers. I work in a corporate, male dominated industry and it is always flattering and often positive to hear the words “I don’t see gender”, or “It doesn’t matter if you are male …

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ESA And The European Commission Preorder Four More Ariane 6 Launches

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced that it has finalized its preorder for four more launches on Ariane 6, along with an initial payment. Using Ariane 62, the light version of the new European launcher, these missions will be carried out on behalf of the European Commission to continue the …

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CNES Gives Go-Ahead For CNES-ISRO Trishna And Space Inspire SATCOMs

The Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES) Board of Directors convened for its 362nd session on 12 March 2020. During this meeting, they gave the go-ahead to engage France in the development of the French-Indian Trishna programme and to pursue activities for the new Space Inspire series of flexible satellites, as …

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RUAG Space To Supply Payload Adapters And Separation Systems For The Soyuz Launchers

GK Launch Services, an operator of Soyuz-2 commercial launches and RUAG Space, a leading independent space product supplier, have signed a Long-term Purchase Agreement for Payload Adapters and Separation systems for the Soyuz-2 launchers RUAG Space will supply Payload Adapters and Separation systems for the Soyuz-2 family of launchers. The new purchase agreement …

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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Dr. Ingo Baumann of BHO Legal

The New Space sector continues to grow exponentially and SpaceWatch.Global strives to introduce you to the sector’s brightest ideas, companies, and leaders. Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s co-publisher and COO, recently spoke with Dr. Ingo Baumann, partner at BHO Legal, one of the leading European space industry law firms. Germany is currently …

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Dutch IoT Startup Hiber Receives Share Of €278 Million Grant; Appoints New Advisory Board Members

Dutch space-based Internet of Things (IoT) startup Hiber have announced that they will receive an undisclosed share of a €278 million European Innovation Council Accelerator grant as well as direct equity investment. As a result of this new funding, Hiber have appointed three new advisory board members in order to …

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