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Saudi Arabia launches astronaut program and partners with Axiom to fly two astronauts to space

Human spaceflight services provider Axiom Space, has signed an agreement with the Saudi Space Commission (SSC) for a future flight opportunity no earlier than 2023, Axiom said. Under the agreement, Axiom will train Saudi astronauts for human spaceflight and conducting scientific research in space.

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Ramon.Space and Kythera Space Solutions form partnership

Space-resilient computing infrastructure provider Ramon.Space, and dynamic management systems provider Kythera Space Solutions, have partnered to deliver highly dynamic and flexible communications payload solutions, Ramon.Space announced at the World Satellite Business Week 2022. The partnership leverages Kythera’s Operating System as well as Ramon.Space’s space computing platform. 

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Space Café Israel by Meidad Pariente: Dr. Ana Heller – Never give up on your dreams

In the second episode of Space Café Israel, Meidad Pariente is in conversation with Dr. Ana Heller, a fierce promoter of science and space technologies for the youth by leading space projects in Europa and South America and simultaneously implementing outreach strategies of international collaboration. During our Space Café, we talked about Anni’s passion for the stars, horse riding, STEM education, and WiSpace.

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Ramon.Space and Lulav Space partner to 
navigate the Beresheet 2 lunar missions

Space-resilient computing infrastructure company Ramon.Space, and vision-based sensor suite provider Lulav Space, will partner to provide an advanced navigation solution for the Beresheet 2 lunar missions scheduled for 2025. The Beresheet 2 lunar missions are developed by Israeli space development organisation, SpaceIL.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Satellite Services from Qatar’s Es’hailSat for all of MENA

The State of the Satellite Industry Report about a decade ago had estimated global industry revenues for 2013 as $189 Billion. The same report today, in its June 2022 edition estimates the global industry to be worth about $386 Billion annually. For an industry that has been carefully regulated and closely tracked by Governments around the world, the last decade of nearly doubling annual revenues is a stellar achievement.

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Israel picks first experiment for its next Moon mission

Israel chose the first experiment to be launched aboard its Beresheet2 mission to the Moon in 2025. The experiment will test the efficacy and durability of different drugs for astronauts on deep space missions, according to Ynet News. Mission operator SpaceIL is currently in the process of deciding what additional experiments could be integrated into Beresheet2.

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Russia successfully launches Iranian satellite

Khayyam, an Iranian satellite has been successfully launched into orbit aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur launch facility in Kazakhstan along with 16 smaller Russian satellites. The Russian-built Kanopus-V Earth-observation satellite is named after Omar Khayyam, a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Davide Petrillo” On 30 August 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Davide Petrillo, Executive Director of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Is there (enough) room for the youth in the European space sector? Or we can rephrase it as "Is the space sector ready to hand over to the next generation?".

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