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Decisions from the 290th ESA Council meeting

ESA’s 22 Member States approved the Director General’s proposal to appoint Elodie Viau as Director for Telecommunications from 1 September 2020, succeeding the current director, Magali Vaissiere. For the past 12 years, Elodie Viau has worked for SES, one of the world’s leading satellite owners and operators, based in Betzdorf, …

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: ESPI Brief 40 – USA seeking support for recovery and use of space resources

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. 40: ‘USA seeking support for recovery and use of space resources’, originally published in April 2020. 1. The Executive Order and a broader rationale …

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GREEK TEAM DEVELOPS DEPLOYABLE ANTENNA FOR SMALL SATELLITE UNDER EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY PROJECT

A flagship ESA project has just landed in Greece! Being kicked off amidst the coronavirus crisis and the consequent financial uncertainty, ESA has entrusted the Greek consortium led by Adamant Composites to develop a deployable structure that can work as an antenna for small satellites. The activity was kicked-off via teleconference on the …

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HISPASAT’s Amazonas Nexus Satellite will embed the Pathfinder 2 mission for the United States Space Force

The Amazonas Nexus, a more efficient, safer and more flexible latest generation satellite, will be launched in mid-2022. HISPASAT, the Spanish telecommunications satellite operator, has won a contract with Artel to embed the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center’s Pathfinder 2 mission on its Amazonas Nexus Satellite, which …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Data of Space: Understanding the question

By Ralph “Dinz” Dinsley, Executive Director, Northern Space & Security From the timing signal provided by the Global Navigation Satellite System[1] to spectacular photographic observations of changes to our planet,[2] space technology is intertwined in modern society.  In addition, countries and corporations alike are becoming aware that a vibrant space economy …

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#SpaceWatchGL on the road: Engaging the Western Balkans in the space domain: How to take advantage of Earth Observation data

by Anja Nakarada Pecujlic On Thursday June 18, 2020, Serbian Case for Space Foundation (SCS) organized its first webinar, titled “Engaging the Western Balkans in the space domain: How to take advantage of Earth Observation data”. This topic was chosen for the first webinar, as the problems SCS has encountered …

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Forsway introduces Xtend Saga EMS – a comprehensive, high performance Encapsulator-Modulator System

Forsway, a leading provider of innovative solutions tapping satellite and existing terrestrial technologies to enable cost-efficient broadband, today announced the introduction of the Forsway Xtend Saga EMS. The new Forsway-branded EMS product is a high-performance DVB-S2 Modulator and IP Encapsulator featuring ACM (adaptive coding and modulation) and MPE (Multiprotocol Encapsulation) support, fully …

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International Astronautical Federation announced IAF Young Space Leaders 2020

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce the 2020 IAF Young Space Leaders who have distinguished themselves by demonstrating exceptional leadership in their academics or early careers. Through various activities and programmes the IAF commits to include and inspire young minds who are active in the space field …

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Register Today For Our Space Café Special with Serbian Case for Space On 30 June 2020

Join SpaceWatch.Global and Serbian Case for Space for a conversation on how to start your career in space, where you will hear different inspirational stories from successful individuals from the Western Balkan. This event will take place on 30 June 2020 at 7:00 pm CEST. Hosted by Anja Nakarada Pecujlic …

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Impact of an asteroid on Earth: the need for legal clarifications

By Aniela Barug, Konstantinos Andritsos, Siti Jamaldin, and Jacomo Restellini Scientists believe that the fall of a destructive asteroid on Earth is not entirely unlikely. If so, what would be the means of defence available to States in order to comply with international law? The potential situation of an asteroid …

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