SpaceTalks 4.0 - 2024

Entrepreneurship

Pixxel Unveils First Images from its First Light Campaign

Pixxel, India’s space data startup, has unveiled the first-ever set of images from its hyperspectral pathfinder satellites as part of its ‘First Light’ Campaign. The images capture intricate details of the land and water features of regions such as Krishna River Delta (India), Palm Islands (Dubai), Super pit (Australia), Saloum River Delta (Senegal), Granny Smith Gold mine (Australia) and Brockman (Australia).

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Space Café Israel by Meidad Pariente: Alice Miller – Spiritualism, Engineering, and following your heart

In the Eighth episode of Space Café Israel, Meidad Pariente is in conversation with Alice Miller. Can you share something personal that isn’t written in your LinkedIn profile? Wow. Usually what you don't want people to know you don't write on your LinkedIn page. But I think one thing which is very, very dear to me, which is a very big part of my life, is lying under the stars.

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Register Today for our Space Café Summit by Dr. Emma Gatti on International Women’s Day on 8 March 2023

International Women's Day 2023 - Space Café Summit - Women and Space: The view in 2023. On the 8th of March at 4 pm CET, on the occasion of International Women's Day, SpaceWatch.Global will hold a special Space Café summit fully dedicated to women in the space industry. Dr. Emma Gatti, SpaceWatch.Global's Editor-in-Chief, will interview Sumaya Al Hajeri, Technology Expert - UAE, Maya Glickman-Pariente, Spacecialist - Israel, Jennifer Manner, EchoStar - USA, Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, ORF - India, Jenni Tapio, ESA - Finland

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UKSA to Fund Companies to Provide Services for Moon Missions

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The UK Space Agency has announced over £50 million for UK companies to develop communication and navigation services for missions to the Moon. The new funding is part of the European Space Agency’s Moonlight program, which aims to launch a constellation of satellites into orbit around the Moon from 2028. As a result, future astronauts, rovers, science experiments and other equipment will be able to communicate, share large amounts of data, including high-definition video, and navigate safely across the lunar surface.

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Space Café Radio – ILA Special – with Dr. Timo Stuffler

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr. Timo Stuffler,   Director of Business Development and Exploration at OHB SE, about their exploration heritage and ambitions in the space exploration sector. We spoke with Timo during the 2022 ILA Berlin, which is the largest aerospace trade show in Germany which took place this year June 22 - 26.

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Luxembourg Selects O3b mPOWER for Satcom Infrastructure

The Government of Luxembourg has unveiled its intent to leverage SES’s high-performance, second-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) system – O3b mPOWER, as a critical resilient satcom infrastructure for Luxembourg, its partners and NATO in the areas of defense and security, disaster recovery and more.

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Astroscale Raises U.S. $76 Million in Series G Funding

Astroscale Holdings Inc., has closed a Series G round with more than U.S. $76 million in funding from new investors Mitsubishi Electric, Yusaku Maezawa, Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, Mitsubishi Corporation, Development Bank of Japan, and FEL Corporation. 

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