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Space Café Radio: A Special on the recent Russian Anti-Satellite Test

In this Space Café Radio - Special on the recent Russian Anti-Satellite Test – SpaceWatch.Global contributing editor Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with her guests about "Is Space an asset, or a weapon?" In this special episode of Space Cafè Radio, we explore the political and strategic implications of the 15th of November 2021 Russian ASAT attack.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “Moriba’s Vox Populi” On 9 December 2021

In honour of this sacred experience and all of you who know me and have enrolled in this global vision, I, Moriba Jah have partnered with SpaceWatch.Global to run an exciting Space Café series: Moriba’s Vox Populi (Latin for “the people’s voice”) where I intend to choose topics of relevance to space safety, security, and sustainability

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: An Orbital Razrusheniye

Near-earth space is a finite resource lacking in holistic management and traffic coordination, becoming increasingly congested with objects, dead and alive, that threaten the safety of satellites that do things we all care about and need, as well as crewed space missions. These space-based services include, inter alia, position, navigation, timing, financial transactions, ...

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The ramifications of Russia’s reckless anti-satellite test

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and The Strategist, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles. This is “The ramifications of Russia’s reckless anti-satellite test” by Malcolm Davis, originally published on 18 Nov 2021.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Russia’s attack on its own satellite is reckless and endangers us all

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Prof. Ram Jakhu, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. This is “Russia’s attack on its own satellite is reckless and endangers us all”, originally published 18 November 2021 at The Conversation.

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Russia destroys own satellite and endangers ISS

The Russian Federation conducted a destructive test of a direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile against one of its own defunct satellites. The resulting space debris endangered the crew on the ISS, who had to be evacuated. The test has generated over 1,500 pieces of trackable orbital debris.

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Space Café Recap “Moriba’s Vox Populi 07” on Space threats or hazards? Can cultural differences explain space actor behavior(s)?

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 07” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about Space threats or hazards? Can cultural differences explain space actor behavior(s)? Threats require the concurrent existence of opportunity, capability, and intent to cause harm. Physical sensors can help us measure and know the opportunity and capability. But not the intent. How do we infer intent?

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Space Café Radio: On Tour in Geneva – Almudena Azcárate Ortega of UNIDIR

In this Space Café Radio – on tour in Geneva, SpaceWatch.Global event coordinator Chiara Moenter spoke with Almudena Azcárate Ortega, Associate Researcher at UNIDIR during the UNIDIR Outer Space Security Conference 2021 about her research, the work at UNIDIR, and the work that went into the organization of the conferences.

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