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Space Café Brazil by Ian Grosner Recap: Andre Rypl, Brazilian diplomat

In this week’s Space Café Brazil, Ian Grosner talked with Andre Rypl, his career as a Brazilian diplomat and gave some advice to the students who want to pursue this post at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He talked about his first contact with the space sector and his first meeting at the Legal Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).  

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: COVID-19 no barrier for Australian student rocketry team’s success

The team from Down Under won silver and bronze at Spaceport America Cup. The University of Sydney Rocketry Team brought home silver and bronze this week after competing virtually in Spaceport America Cup, an annual international student rocketry competition that tests the very best of budding rocket scientists.  The Aussie team’s good news comes at a troubling time for the harbour city

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The Space Cafe Podcast #30: Yvette Hopkins, Shetland Space Center

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 30th episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast: Yvette Hopkins, Shetland Space Center. Episode 030 features a special guest Yvette Hopkins. In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, a little north of Scotland, there is a small island that you can cross by car in just two and a half hours.

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D-Orbit to launch Aistech’s Guardian thermal data satellite

The space transportation and logistics company D-Orbit will launch and deploy a cubesat from Aistech Space on its ION satellite carrier, the startup based in Italy said. The 6U CubeSat nanosatellite, named Guardian, will carry a multispectral telescope designed by Aistech Space, D-Orbit said.

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: How Danica Remy learned to stop worrying and love asteroids

During this week’s Space Café, SpaceWatch.Global publisher, Torsten Kriening caught up with California-based Danica Remy to discuss all things asteroids. With a career in social justice movements and “fabulous innovation”, Danica serves as President of the B612 Foundation, which leads private sector efforts in research, analysis and systems design to protect Earth from asteroids.

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RFA tests full-scale staged-combustion engine

Paris, 23 June 2021. – Just two seconds: Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA) successfully tested its full-scale staged combustion engine, the company said. The test was carried out in Kiruna (Sweden). Staged combustion technology is characterized by higher efficiencies and performances compared to traditional rocket engine designs, the company explained.

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