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National Reconnaissance Office awards commercial RF contract to Kleos Space

Space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) and Mission-as-a-Service (MaaS) provider Kleos Space, has been awarded a contract from the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) as part of the Strategic Commercial Enhancements Broad Agency Announcement (SCE BAA) Framework, Kleos said.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in London – with Anousheh Ansari

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global Editor in chief Emma Gatti spoke with Anousheh Ansari, the CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation,  the first astronaut of Iranian descent in space, first Muslim woman in space, and one of the first private astronauts to go to space as well. Emma sat down with Anousheh at this years  4th Secure World Foundation Summit for Space Sustainability to discuss the goals of her foundation, the new frontiers she is trying to break to help humanity to thrive, and the deep meaning of Space exploration for all. 

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Space Cafe WebTalk 33 minutes with Dennis Stone – World Space Week 2022: An insight into space and sustainability

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Dennis Stone about the World Space Week 2022: An insight into space and sustainability” took place on Tuesday, 4th October. Dennis is a volunteer president of the World Space Week Association, the global coordinator of the UN-declared World Space Week

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Kayhan Space wins SpaceWERX Orbital Prime contract

Software-as-a-service provider Kayhan Space, along with partners Astroscale US and the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin), has won a US Space Force award to develop an intelligent platform that autonomously enables spacecraft to safely engage with on-orbit support vehicles for services such as refueling, maintenance, debris removal and national security. Kayhan Space said.

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Viasat sells tactical data communications business to L3Harris

Satellite communications company Viasat has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Link 16 Tactical Data Links (TDL) business to L3Harris Technologies for US $1.96 billion, Viasat said. The sale of Viasat’s Link 16 Tactical Data Link business includes the Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) platforms.

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