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Secure World Foundation Releases Fact Sheets on Anti-satellite Testing

Over the last fifteen years there has been a resurgence of anti-satellite (ASAT) testing in space by multiple countries. During the Cold War between 1960 and 1991, the United States and the Soviet Union conducted dozens of tests of both direct ascent and co-orbital ASAT weapons, some of which destroyed satellites and created hundreds of pieces of orbital debris.

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UK global-sustainability space projects receive £3.4 million cash boost

On World Humanitarian Day, the UK Space Agency has announced £3.4 million of new funding for 10 leading-edge projects that back UK academics using space to tackle global development problems – from the spread of malaria to human trafficking and forced labour.

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Brazilian Start-up ALYA NANOSATELLITES gains first partnership agreements

A pioneer company in the Brazilian space sector, ALYA NANOSATELLITES CONSTELLATION is also known for its female leadership. Aila Raquel is the CEO of ALYA NANOSATELLITES, and is committed to empowering Brazil’s economy by providing hyperspectral image assets and ground station services, assist in the development of commodity industries, and …

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Space4Impact opens call for NewSpace companies to join

At Space4Impact (www.space4impact.org) we believe that space can do more for the Earth.Space4Impact creates an international ecosystem of governmental and non-governmental organisations, investors, entrepreneurs & corporates to maximize the positive impact that space technologies, infrastructures and data can bring to our planet for a sustainable future.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: German space policy: the need for a strategy and a corresponding legislation

In view of Germany's specific role in the international markets for space products and services, in which national organisations have long been active as well-positioned providers and diverse users -, consideration has been given for years to the question of whether there is a need for national space legislation that goes beyond the national implementation of UN treaties

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: From Safety to Security – 2020 Project Ploughshares Survey Report

In all, 102 individuals from 15 countries completed the survey. Responses point to a chasm between current and developing military and security practice, on the one side, and established safety and sustainability norms of activity in space, on the other

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