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Boeing Starliner’s second test flight scheduled for May

The second uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program launching Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is targeted for 19th May, Boeing said. During OFT-2, the company will test Starliner's and Atlas V’s capabilities from launch to docking and re-rentry operations.

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Minerva mission begins aboard ISS as Crew-4 arrives

Crew Dragon Freedom has successfully docked to the ISS, carrying ESA astronaut and mission specialist Samantha Cristoforetti and NASA astronauts  Kjell Lindgren (commander), Robert Hines (pilot) and Jessica Watkins (mission specialist). The crew has begun a six-month-long science mission as part of Expedition 67 and later Expedition 68.

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All-private Axiom-1 mission returned from ISS

Axiom-1, the first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS), successfully returned to Earth. American commander and former NASA astronaut Michael López-Alegría, pilot Larry Connor, Israeli mission specialist Eytan Stibbe, and Canadian mission specialist Mark Pathy landed off the coast of Florida yesterday.

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Satellogic and Geollect jointly provide insights in the maritime domain

Sub-meter resolution satellite imagery collection company Satellogic, has signed an agreement with geospatial intelligence and data analysis company Geollect, to offer unrivalled maritime domain awareness capabilities, Satellogic said. According to the contract, Satellogic will make its maritime

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Capella Space closes US $97 million Series C financing round

Earth observation company Capella Space, announced a US $97 million Series C financing round led by venture capital firm NightDragon, with significant participation from existing investors DCVC and Cota Capital. Capella will use the funding to expand its services and continue providing 24/7 access to satellite analytics and imagery products.

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Space Café Radio with Declan Ganley of Rivada Space Networks

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Declan Ganley, Chairman and CEO of Rivada Space Networks, about their new upcoming constellation. Rivada announced recently the launch of 600 LEO ultra-secure satellites, but what's new with them?

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Dr. Jana Robinson” On 3 May 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Dr. Jana Robinson, Managing Director at Prague Security Studies Institute, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Economic and Financial Dimensions of Space Security. Dr. Jana Robinson is Managing Director at the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI).

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Lonestar to take Earth’s data to the Moon

Lonestar Data Holdings announced that it is launching a series of data centers to the lunar surface and it has already contracted three companies for its first two missions to the Moon and for the build of its data services payload. The lunar startup will provide data services and communications from the Moon by utilizing a platform for critical data infrastructure and edge processing.

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