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#SpaceWatch Column: Exorcising the ghost of Apollo?

by Dr Bleddyn Bowen The US National Space Council published a document on 23rd July 2020 titled ‘‘A New Era for Space Exploration and Development’. This is a particularly interesting document, as it is not legally binding, does not make a clear policy statement, nor is one of the periodical …

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Space Café Special Recap: Serbian Case for Space from 23 July 2020

In this week’s Space Café Special, Serbian Case for Space was in a conversation on “Cyber security and how to protect outer space”. Hosted by Anja Nakarada Pecujlic and Marko Pajovic, Co-founders of Serbian Case for Space Foundation, their guests were: Andrej Petrovski, who is the Director of Tech at SHARE Foundation. He leads the …

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Niklas Hedman on Space Multilateralism

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Niklas Hedman, Chief of the Committee, Policy and Legal Affairs Section of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in Vienna talked about the governance phases under the 60 year history of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space …

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Ariane 5 ready for Arianespace’s July 28 launch

The heavy-lift Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s fifth mission of 2020 is now complete, following integration of its three modules at the Spaceport in French Guiana. During activity in Ariane 5’s Final Assembly Building, the upper payload component – containing Galaxy 30 (G-30) and the Mission Extension Vehicle-2 (MEV-2) in a …

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Airbus, GRC, Avanti and Get SAT to create high-speed, secure mobile satcom solution

Airbus Defense and Space, GRC, Avanti Communications Group and Get SAT have signed a contract to deliver high-speed, secure satcom-on-the-move connectivity to a UK customer. GRC partnered with Airbus to deliver hardware, training, and support for GetSat Microsat terminals on Avanti airtime, allowing users to access high-speed voice and data …

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Nanoracks-Europe spearheading DreamCoder 2.0 space-learning project

Nanoracks Space Outpost Europe (Nanoracks-Europe), based in Torino, Italy and Rina Consulting SpA – two innovative European space companies, are teaming with DreamUp, PBC to provide space-based educational opportunities to students in Italy impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with fast-tracked funding support from the European Space Agency. The onset of COVID-19 has …

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Airbus to extend and enhance Skynet satellites for UK Ministry of Defence

Airbus Defense and Space has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defense (MOD) to extend and enhance the Skynet fleet. This will involve the development, manufacture, cyber protection, assembly, integration, test and launch, of a military communications satellite, Skynet 6A, planned for launch in 2025. The contract also …

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Using satellite tech to help create a sustainable livestock feed

RHEA Group has won a contract to use its Earth-observation data expertise to support UK start-up DryGro, which is developing a sustainable animal feed alternative to soy. DryGro’s pioneering project which is under a program of and funded by the European Space Agency, is using a floating macrophyte commonly known …

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