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Artemis II crew gets new transportation vehicles

Canoo Technologies is supplying NASA’s Artemis II crew with a new fleet of transportation vehicles that will be used to take the astronauts to Launch Pad 39B for their historic ride aboard the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, NASA announced. The fleet of three vehicles is designed to accommodate the fully suited astronauts, the support team, and their equipment.

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Space Cafe Radio – with Matthias Wachter of BDI Germany

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Matthias Wachter, Head of the Department for International Cooperation, Security Policy, Raw Materials and Space at BDI - The Federation of German Industries about his call for "Europe must grow up in Space".

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The Days of “Study, Wait, and Hope” Are Over—It’s Time to “Monitor, Characterize, and Act”

Over the 65 years of the Space Age, the last few years have seen unprecedented acceleration of types, capabilities, and numbers of space systems. These systems have also been developed and deployed by a more diverse global space community—who could have imagined that over 90 countries would be operating satellites in orbit,

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Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk – “33 minutes with Chris Kunstadter” on 19 April 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Chris Kunstadter, Global Head of Space at AXA XL, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. The Role of Space Insurers in a Changing Space Ecosystem. Chris Kunstadter is Head of Space at AXA XL. He is actively involved in all aspects of AXA XL’s space activity, including technical,...

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The Space Cafe Podcast #052: René Laufer, a life between science and fiction

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 52nd episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast #052: René Laufer, a life between science and fiction. Rene Laufer is Professor and Head of the Space Systems Group, Chair at the Luleå University of Technology in Kiruna, North Sweden and is a respected expert on all matters relating to small satellites and lunar exploration. 

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Space Café “Moriba’s Vox Populi 10” on What evidence constitutes harmful interference in space?

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 10” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about What evidence constitutes harmful interference in space? with Michael Byers, Co-Director of The Outer Space Institute, Holger Krag, Head of the Space Safety Programme Office at ESA, Jinyuan Su, Professor at Wuhan University

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SpinLaunch and NASA sign agreement to test accelerator launch system

SpinLaunch has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA according to which SpinLaunch will develop, integrate, and fly a NASA payload on the company’s Suborbital Accelerator Launch System. This will provide valuable information to NASA for potential future commercial launch opportunities.

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