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KSAT signs Agreement with MBRSC to support UAE’s First Lunar Rover

KSAT satellite station

Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), a Norwegian-based company, has been contracted by Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), home to the UAE National Space Programme, to provide direct communication between the Moon and the Earth. The Emirati Lunar Mission (ELM) Rashid rover will communicate with KSAT’s Svalsat ground station located on the island of Svalbard. 

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Reflecting on the Value of Women in the Workplace

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8th, it’s important to reflect on the value of women in the workplace, and the struggle they still face to emerge. From breaking down gender barriers to bringing unique perspectives and skills to their teams, women are a driving force behind successful organizations. However, being "behind" is not enough anymore.

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Register Today for our Space Café ,,33 minutes with Maya Glickman-Pariente” on 14 March 2023

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Maya Glickman-Pariente - CEO, SPACECIALIST, Head of Space Operations, SAS Founder of “My space academy” - in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. "The next generation of space operation - do we really need humans in the loop?" As we dive deeper (or fly higher) into the era of satellite constellations, with dozens, and sometimes thousands of satellites operated simultaneously by privately owned companies, we see a wind of change in the SatOps business. This change is inevitable.

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Space Café Israel by Meidad Pariente: Alice Miller – Spiritualism, Engineering, and following your heart

In the Eighth episode of Space Café Israel, Meidad Pariente is in conversation with Alice Miller. Can you share something personal that isn’t written in your LinkedIn profile? Wow. Usually what you don't want people to know you don't write on your LinkedIn page. But I think one thing which is very, very dear to me, which is a very big part of my life, is lying under the stars.

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Register Today for our Space Café Summit by Dr. Emma Gatti on International Women’s Day on 8 March 2023

International Women's Day 2023 - Space Café Summit - Women and Space: The view in 2023. On the 8th of March at 4 pm CET, on the occasion of International Women's Day, SpaceWatch.Global will hold a special Space Café summit fully dedicated to women in the space industry. Dr. Emma Gatti, SpaceWatch.Global's Editor-in-Chief, will interview Sumaya Al Hajeri, Technology Expert - UAE, Maya Glickman-Pariente, Spacecialist - Israel, Jennifer Manner, EchoStar - USA, Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, ORF - India, Jenni Tapio, ESA - Finland

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Space Café Radio – ILA Special – with Dr. Timo Stuffler

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr. Timo Stuffler,   Director of Business Development and Exploration at OHB SE, about their exploration heritage and ambitions in the space exploration sector. We spoke with Timo during the 2022 ILA Berlin, which is the largest aerospace trade show in Germany which took place this year June 22 - 26.

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BeetleSat Deploys LEO Satellite Expandable Antenna in Space

BeetleSat has announced the successful deployment of its lightweight, very-high data rate, expandable antenna in space. The in-orbit deployment of BeetleSat’s 60 cm expandable antenna from a 6U CubeSat is a significant milestone in the development of the BeetleSat constellation and proves the viability of its proprietary technology, according to Business Wire. 

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Bayanat and Yahsat sign MoU to develop an in-country space programme

Bayanat, a AI-powered geospatial solutions provider, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AI Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, to develop an in-country space programme. 

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