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United States Space Force field command structure reduces command layers, focuses on space

The Department of the Air Force and the United States Space Force have finalized the new service’s organizational structure for echelons below the headquarters, reflecting the newest branch of the armed forces’ guiding principles of being a lean, agile and mission-focused organization. The USSF field organization will consist of three …

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YAHSAT NAMES ANDREW COLE AS NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the leading UAE-based global satellite operator, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Andrew Cole as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will assume the position from 1 July onwards. Andrew joins Yahsat soon after the company boosted its leadership with four Emirati executive …

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OneWeb announces HMG and Bharti Global Limited consortium as winning bidders in court-supervised sale process

OneWeb, the communications company whose mission is to bring connectivity to governments, businesses, and people everywhere, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with a consortium led by HMG (through the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy) and Bharti Global Limited (“Bharti”) for the …

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In-Space sets sights on next phase of Faraday programme after devastating loss of Faraday-1 satellite

In-Space sets sights on next phase of Faraday programme after devastating loss of Faraday-1 satellit. In-Space Missions has vowed to continue its Faraday satellite programme after the extreme disappointment of losing their maiden satellite Faraday-1. The nanosat was launched on a Rocket Lab Electron rocket yesterday evening (4th July) from …

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Celestia UK Makes Scotland’s Heriot-Watt University its Home

Celestia UK, specialists in advanced antenna systems for tracking satellites, announced that Heriot-Watt University’s Research Park will be its permanent base in Scotland, after a successful five month residency at the University’s Global Research Innovation and Discovery (GRID) facility. The largest science park in Scotland’s capital, Research Park will enable the company’s …

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Space BD to Provide Deployment From ISS for Myanmar’s First Microsatellite

Space BD is a space startup in Japan offering access to space using the International Space Station’s Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo”, the largest single ISS module, as well as with rideshares on Japan’s flagship launch vehicle “H3”. The company announced it’s been selected by Hokkaido University, Tohoku University, and the …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Estonia’s space policy – prioritizing e-gov, cybersecurity and AI

by Paul Liias Today the Space sector is growing faster than ever before and it opens up new opportunities and avenues for new players. To leverage these global developments, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia has created a new Estonian Space Policy and Program, for the period …

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Space Café Special Recap: Serbian Case for Space

In this week’s Space Café Special, Serbian Case for Space was in a conversation on how to start your career in space. You could listen to different inspirational stories from successful individuals from the Western Balkan Hosted by Anja Nakarada Pecujlic and Marko Pajovic, Co-founders of Serbian Case for Space Foundation, their guests were: …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The UAE and “the next frontier”​ – why we are keen to develop our space program, and doing so in a hurry

By Talal Al Kaissi How things began, and where they are now: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has long looked to space as a domain we would like to make a meaningful contribution to for a variety of reasons. A meeting between our late founder and President Sheikh Zayed with the Apollo …

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Gilmour Space achieves 45-second milestone in latest hybrid rocket engine test fire

Rocket engineers at Gilmour Space Technologies in Queensland, Australia, have completed the first in a series of major technology demonstrations this year: a successful 45-second ‘hot fire’ of their upper-stage hybrid rocket engine. “This was our longest and most efficient test fire to date,” said Gilmour Space CEO and co-founder, …

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