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Space Café Radio: On Tour On Mars (1) – Olivia Haider of OeWF

In this Space Café Radio – on tour on Mars (1), SpaceWatch.Global contributing editor Emma Gatti spoke in this first episode of our AMADEE-20 coverage with Olivia Haider, Board Member of OeWF (Austrian Space Forum) and member of the Mission Support team about the mission, the setup and the goals.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Remco Timmermans” On 26 October 2021

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Remco Timmermans, Social Media Specialist for Space, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Live from the International Astronautical Congress 2021 in Dubai. Remco is an experienced space business professional, with 15+ years of experience in business analysis, process improvement, corporate

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SpaceX to launch Yahsat’s Thuraya 4-NGS satellite

Yahsat has chosen SpaceX to launch its Airbus Defence and Space-built Thuraya 4-NGS next-generation mobile connectivity satellite, the companies announced. The terms of the contract have not been disclosed by either side. Yahsat selected Airbus to develop Thuraya 4-NGS last year. The preliminary design review in June found that the development of the satellite was on schedule.

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StarLab Oasis launches in Abu Dhabi to examine AgTech in space

Nanoracks partnered with Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) and launched a new Space AgTech company, StarLab Oasis, Nanoracks announced. The aim of the project is to accelerate the growth of Abu Dhabi’s AgTech ecosystem. The multi-year economic development will grant a commercial space and farming research centre in the city.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: UAE – Through the Deserts and into Space

From pearl diving to the discovery of oil and gas to exploring space, the UAE has emerged as a force to be reckoned with all its endeavours. The exemplary vision of the nation’s forefathers has been shouldered by its citizens and has in turn catapulted the UAE to reinforce its ability to excel across all domains.

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: E2MC Update On Space-Financing Rounds in July 2021

SPAC mergers with space companies made a comeback, with Planet’s and Satellogic’s announced transactions raising almost US$900 million*. Purely private rounds added another US$366 million. Also noteworthy were two public listings in the sector: (1) Seraphim Space Investment Trust raising GBP178.4 million for acquiring stakes held by Seraphim Capital in 15 space companies;

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Yahsat to start trading on 14 July, expects €1.54 bn market cap

Yahsat offers 976 million shares for € 0.63 per share, the company said, representing 40% of the company’s share capital; it expects a market capitalization of € 1.54 billion upon listing, the company said. The offering was multiple times oversubscribed, Yahsat said, with “significant demand” from institutional investors, individuals and others in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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