GSTC 2023

Middle East

Space Café Israel by Meidad Pariente: Dr. Reut Sorek Abramovich – Biotech and health issues – who is up for the challenge?

In the sixth episode of Space Café Israel, Meidad Pariente is in conversation with Dr. Reut Sorek Abramovich. Can you share something personal that isn’t written in your LinkedIn profile? So my special thing started when I was doing my PhD in Sydney, Australia, and I decided I needed to gain something that will help me mentally and psychologically. So I started doing belly dancing. And people don't know this but I was pretty good at it.

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Canadensys’ Lunar Imaging System Releases First In-Space

Canadensys Aerospace Corporation has announced that its multi-camera AI-enabled lunar 360-degree imaging system is now on its way to the Moon.  On December 11, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the imaging system launched into space aboard the Japanese ispace Hakuto-R lunar lander on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. As part of the in-space check-out procedure on its way to the Moon, one of the cameras in the system captured this spectacular image of our home planet. Also visible in the image is the spent 2nd stage of the Falcon 9 rocket, as it falls away from the Hakuto-R spacecraft.

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Space Café Israel by Meidad Pariente: Ran Livne – from an Israeli space program to an ecosystem

In the Fifth episode of Space Café Israel, Meidad Pariente is in conversation with Mr. Ran Livne.  Can you share something personal that isn’t written in your LinkedIn profile? I think it's on my LinkedIn page, but you must dig behind or under everything to find it. My BA is actually on literature in sociology.

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UAE Space Agency signs MoU with Philippine Space Agency

The UAE Space Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Philippine Space Agency (PhiSA) to enhance cooperation in scientific research, space exploration and knowledge exchange to serve common interests and promote international partnerships supporting science and knowledge exchange in the outer space industry. This partnership comes as part of the UAE Space Agency's goals to strengthen cooperation with international partners in space science and peaceful exploration of outer space.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Riyadh – with Dr. Valanathan Munsami

In this episode of Space Cafè Radio Editor in Chief Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Dr. Valanathan Munsami, the Senior Advisor to the CEO of the Saudi Space Agency. This interview took place during the Connecting the World from the Skies forum, which was held in Riyadh from the 8th to the 10th of November 2022. The conference was hosted by the International Telecommunication Union and the Communications, Space & Technology Commission of Saudi Arabia with the theme being “connecting the unconnected”. Important indications of where Saudi Arabia wants to situate itself within the global Space economy, the directions it wants to follow, the vision it would like to cultivate, and the investment it intends to pursue, were showcased. 

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