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Arianespace to Launch Kompsat-6 Satellite for KARI

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Arianespace has announced the signature of a launch contract for the Earth observation satellite Kompsat-6 (KOrean Multi-Purpose SATellite-6) for the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI). The launch company will subsequently deliver the satellite to orbit with the European light launcher Vega C from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana in December 2024.

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Astroscale Contracts Share My Space for Space Risk Identification.

Share My Space has signed a new contract with Astroscale to optimally enable Astroscale to assess space objects’ attitude in LEO, a requirement for any on-orbit rendezvous. Attitude analysis of space objects is a critical factor in ensuring environmental safety, mitigating the risk of catastrophic collisions in space, and preventing further polluting fragmentation. To that effect, Astroscale has called upon Share My Space’s value-added services in orbital object attitude analysis. 

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Register Today for next Space Café Austria by Sabine Pongruber on 16 June 2023

This Space Café Austria will feature Margit Mischkulnig, Head of Department for Space Affairs at the Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action, in conversation with Sabine Pongruber, Founder and CEO of WEME Global and a friend of SpaceWatch.Global. "Austria's Footprint in Space" In our upcoming Space Café Austria, we're going to delve into the real-life impact of Austria's leadership in Energy Transition with Space Data.

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Pixxel Raises $36 Million in Series B Funding 

Pixxel has announced $36 Million in a Series B funding round with participation from new investors such as Google, along with existing investors Radical Ventures, Lightspeed, Blume Ventures, growX, Sparta, and Athera. The new funds will advance Pixxel’s mission to build the world’s first and highest-resolution hyperspectral satellite constellation, delivering actionable climate insights on a planetary scale. It will also help further the development of Aurora: Pixxel’s AI-powered analytics platform to make hyperspectral analysis accessible for everyone.

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Space Cafè Radio – NewSpace Africa special – with Cecilia Donati and Savino Ruà

In this  Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global Editor in Chief Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Savino Ruà,  International Relations Officer at DG DEFIS (European Commission) and  Cecilia Donati, Policy Officer Digital and Space for Development at DG INTPA (European Commission) about the recent NewSpace Africa Conference 2023, which took place in Abidjan, in the Ivory Coast, between the 26th and 27th of April 2023.

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Space Cafe Radio – on tour in Berlin – with Kristina Nikolaus

In this  Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Kristina Nikolaus, CEO & Co-Founder at OKAPI:Orbits,  at the 14TH IAA SYMPOSIUM ON SMALL SATELLITES FOR EARTH SYSTEM OBSERVATION, organized by the German Aerospace Center, Institute for Solar-Terrestrial Physics, TU Berlin and Berlin Partners in May 2023 in Berlin.

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