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Space Café WebTalk with Theresa Hitchens Recap: The scoop on war in space: could life imitate art?

During this week’s Space Café episode, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening had the chance to speak with space reporter, Theresa Hitchens. Theresa is a space and air force reporter at Breaking Defense, a digital magazine that reports on the strategy, politics and technology of the international defence sector.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Yuri Gagarin’s boomerang: the tale of the first person to return from space, and his brief encounter with Aussie culture

SpaceWatch.Global has been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. This is “‘Yuri Gagarin’s boomerang: the tale of the first person to return from space, and his brief encounter with Aussie culture”, originally published 11 April 2021 at The Conversation by Alice Gorman. Sixty years ago, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to travel in space when he completed his historic orbit of Earth on April 12, 1961.

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Space Hero to cast reality show candidate into space

Paris, 13 April 2021. – Looking for another hero: Space Hero, “the World‘s first ever global casting show” for a trip to the International Space Station (ISS), signed an agreement with NASA for a feasibility study of a such a mission, Space Hero said. The agreement was signed at a significant date in human history, Space Hero said, as April 12, 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin.

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Space Café Recap “Moriba’s Vox Populi 04” on security and behaviours

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi #04” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about security concerns in near-earth space (mostly) and ideas on how we can develop operational protocols and practices to minimize misinterpretations that could lead to undesirable escalatory behaviours with Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Dr. Laura Grego, Artem Mokhnatkin, Dr Jinyuan Su,.

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Space Café Russia Recap: Dr Olga Volynskaya on the painstaking work on putting space law into practice

Elina Morozova in conversation with Dr Olga Volynskaya, an independent Russian space law and policy expert with a very unique background, holder of industry awards and commendations, corresponding member of the Russian Tsiolkovsky Academy of Cosmonautics, an individual member of the International Institute of Space Law.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Security for Commercial Space: CYSAT’21 Pioneers Cyber Security Solutions

In a blink it seems our lives have become almost completely reliant on space infrastructure and the digital – or cyber - life that has burgeoned from it.  Cyber is here and amassed the “trillions” scenario predicted only a decade ago.  Weather forecasting, financial interactions, air transportation, defence, global positioning system (GPS), and communications systems all depend on infrastructure on the ground and in space.

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