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Work continues on the McGill Encyclopedia on International Space Law

The Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University is invigorating its work on the McGill Encyclopedia of International Space Law (MESIL), the university said. The McGill Encyclopedia was first announced in November 2020. Its aim is to be the go-to authoritative, peer-reviewed and reliable online resource on international space law. 

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Rocket body collides with the Moon

A rogue 3-ton rocket stage crashed into the far side of the Moon after spending seven years in space. The collision was out of view for ground-based telescopes and NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was not in position to record the event either. Scientific American suggests that the impact crater will be near the naturally formed 570 km wide Hertzsprung Crater. 

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Space Café WebTalk with Emmanuelle David and Dr Minoo Rathnasabapathy: Will ratings plug the gap of lagging legislation?

During this week’s Space Café, SpaceWatch.Global Publisher Torsten Kriening caught up with Emmanuelle David, the Executive Manager of EPFL Space Center (eSpace) and Dr Minoo Rathnasabapathy, a Research Engineer within the Space Enabled Research Group at the MIT Media Lab.

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Romania signs Artemis Accords

Romania became the 16th nation to sign the Artemis Accords for cooperation in space exploration. Marius-Ioan Piso, President and CEO of the Romanian Space Agency, signed the document on behalf of the country in Bucharest. The NASA-led Artemis Accords are a set of non-binding commitments, based on the Outer Space Treaty of 1967.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Dr. Andreas Wittmer” On 15 March 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Dr. Andreas Wittmer, Program Director of the Space for Business Program, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. What can space (regulation) learn from the Aviation sector? In addition to being the Programme Director of the Space for Business Program and at the University of St.Gallen (HSG)

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Privateer launches its knowledge graph technology

Privateer, co-founded by Steve Wozniak (Apple), Alex Fielding (Ripcord, Apple), and Dr. Moriba Jah (University of Texas at Austin), has formally come out of stealth mode to launch its proprietary knowledge graph technology to map and track space debris and satellites in Earth orbit, the company said. The firm’s aim is to create a vital data infrastructure for sustainable new space economy. 

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Kleos Patrol mission to launch with D-Orbit’s ION Satellite Carrier

Space logistics and orbital transportation company D-orbit signed a contract with US launch provider Spaceflight to deploy the Kleos Patrol Mission (KSF2) satellites aboard D-orbit’s next ION Satellite Carrier mission, the company said. The four satellites of Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service company, Kleos Space, will launch with SpaceX’s Transporter 4 mission.

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