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UNOOSA and KSA Collaborate Under Space Law for New Space Actors Project


The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Kenya Space Agency (KSA) have agreed to collaborate under the “Space Law for New Space Actors” project. The collaboration will include a technical advisory mission to Nairobi, Kenya, in the first half of 2023 to provide capacity-building and legal advisory services tailored to regulatory authorities in Kenya. 

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Space Café Radio – with Jeremy Schiel

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global's Marketing Intern Jim Murphy spoke with Jeremy Schiel, Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer at Orbit Fab. Orbit Fab is a company that is developing refuelling stations in space in hopes of creating and stimulating a bustling space economy.

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Applications are Open for 2023 International Space Weather Camp

Applications are open for the 2023 Edition of the International Space Weather Camp (ISWC). The International Space Weather Camp provides an incredible opportunity for students from South Africa, the USA, and Germany to learn about space weather, a relatively new and exciting field involving the study of the Sun and its influence on space and the Earth’s upper atmosphere as well as the impacts of solar events on space and ground-based technological systems that modern society relies on daily.

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KayHan Receives OEDIT $500,000 Advanced Industry Grant

Kayhan Space, a leading provider of spaceflight safety solutions, has announced receipt of the largest in the latest series of advanced industry grants from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). The award is to accelerate the development of coordinated autonomous satellite collision avoidance capabilities for its Pathfinder Max software platform.

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EOS wins two US Government space contracts

Electro Optic Systems’ subsidiary, EOS Defense Systems USA (EOSDS USA) has been awarded two contracts by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) government agency’s Office of Space Commerce, EOS said. The first of these contracts will enable commercial satellite laser ranging (SLR) data for NOAA’s Open Architecture Data Repository. Meanwhile, the second contract will provide passive electro-optical observations. 

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NASA awards ICON US $57.2 million contract for lunar surface construction system

Advanced construction technologies and large-scale 3D printing company ICON, has been awarded a US $57.2 million contract as part of Phase III of NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, ICON said. The award builds on NASA’s and the Department of Defense’s previous funding for ICON’s Project Olympus. Under this project, the company carried out research and development of space-based construction systems to support lunar exploration and beyond. 

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ispace to Launch Hakuto-R Mission 1 Aboard Falcon 9

ispace, inc., a global lunar exploration company, has announced that it has completed launch preparations, including integration of the HAKUTO-R Mission 1 lunar lander into the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. As a result, the lunar lander is now scheduled to take off on Thursday, December 1, 2022. The tentative launch time is 08: 37 GMT (3:37 a.m. EST) and it will launch from SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.

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Space Café Radio – with Jeffrey Manber

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global's Marketing Intern Jim Murphy spoke with Jeffrey Manber, the President of International and Space Stations at  Voyager Space. Voyager Space is dedicated to develop the world's first private free-flying space stations and continue to build the commercial infrastructure of space in orbit and beyond.

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Millennium Space Systems completes Missile Track Custody program’s critical design review

High-performing prototype and constellation solutions provider Millennium Space Systems, a Boeing Company, successfully completed the Critical Design Review for the U.S. Space Force’s Space Systems Command’s Missile Track Custody (MTC) program mission payload, the company said.

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