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Azerbaijan’s AzerCosmos To Provide DTT Services To Tanzania Via Azam TV

Azercosmos signed an agreement with the digital satellite services provider Azam TV on 24 December 2019 for the provision of Digital Terrestrial Transmission (DTT) services to the country of Tanzania. Under the agreement, the DTT services will be provided to viewers in Tanzania via the C-band of telecommunication satellite Azerspace-1. …

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Russia Proposes To Jointly Build SAR Earth Observation Satellites With Belarus

The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Aleksandr Sergeyev, has stated that Russia intends to build a group of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) Earth observation satellites with assistance from the space and satellite industry of Belarus, according to Belarusian news agency BELTA. Sergeyev revealed the Earth observation satellite plan …

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BRICS Member States Negotiating Earth Observation Satellite Sharing Framework

The member states of the BRICS economic bloc – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – are in the midst of negotiating a mutually beneficial framework that will allow each country to access certain Earth observation satellites from each other, according to various press reports. The aim, according to …

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Turkmenistan Declares Technical Requirements Agreed For First Earth Observation Satellite

The government of the Central Asian state of Turkmenistan has announced that it has agreed to the technical requirements for the design, construction, and launch of its first Earth observation satellite, according to press reports in Turkmenistan. Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister Bayramgeldy Ovezov told an industrial and telecommunications workshop in …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Why we don’t understand what a space race means

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Prof. Mai’a K. Davis Cross, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Why we don’t understand what a space race means ”, originally published on 7 December 2019 in International Affairs by Oxford …

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Russia’s RSCC And Azerbaijan’s AzerCosmos Sign SATCOM Sharing Agreement

Azerbaijan’s state space corporation, AzerCosmos OJSC, and the Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC – also known as the Russian Satellite Communications Federal State Unitary Enterprise) inked a cooperative agreement in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, on 5 December 2019. The agreement allows for the parties to use each other’s …

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Iran Seeks Satellite Research And Manufacturing Cooperation With Azerbaijan

The Iranian government has expressed its wish to enter into a cooperative arrangement with its neighbour Azerbaijan for satellite research and development as well as satellite manufacturing, according to Azerbaijani and Iranian press reports. Speaking on the sidelines of the BakuTel-19 exhibition on telecommunications, innovation, and high technologies held in …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: India’s Human Spaceflight Programme

by Gurbir Singh On India’s independence day, 15th August 2018, India’s prime minister Narendra Modi announced that by 2022, “some of our young boys and girls will unfurl the Tricolour in space”. This formal political decision and government approval in December 2018 of an additional budget of ₹100 billion (US$1.5 billion) finally …

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