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ICT Spring - 2022

Space

Space Café Radio – with Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund

In this Space Cafè Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund, President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and Chancellor of the International Space University (ISU) , about the recent Global Conference for Emerging Countries (GLEC 2022)

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EOS Space Systems joins SmartSat CRC as core partner

Space domain awareness and space control sensors and systems designer, manufacturer and operator EOS Space Systems, has become a core partner for the SmartSat Co-operative Research Centre, a consortium of universities and research organisations, SmartSat said. EOS is the 20th core partner alongside universities and global corporations like Airbus, BAE Systems and Nova Systems.

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Sony forms new company to develop optical communications for satellites

Sony Group announced that its American subsidiary has formed a new company, Sony Space Communications (SSC) to develop small optical communications devices for satellites. SSC aims to connect micro satellites in low Earth orbit through laser beams. Optical communications enable high-speed communications with small devices without large antennae or high power output.

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Space4Impact joins Showcase 2030

The Tech4Impact Showcase 2030 is coming back for its third edition between 13th – 14th June and Space4Impact is joining the program with a half-day session on space. As the biggest sustainability summit in Switzerland, Showcase 2030 brings together leading actors of the impact ecosystem for two days of inspiration, action, and networking at EPFL’s SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne.

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Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Adnan Al Muhairi – Why Next Gen? – The Thuraya Programme Recap

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Adnan Al Muhairi - Why Next Gen? - The Thuraya Programme” took place on Tuesday, 31st May. Adnan Al Muhairi is the Chief Technology Officer of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), and has had a distinguished career in the space industry.

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Space for Business – Module 2 in Carcavelos – Day 4

The rain cleared up in time for a small group of space nerds to say goodbye to the coastline of Carcavelos and get on a bus to drive to Lisbon. Today, on the final day of module 1, we had the honor of visiting Deimos and Luso Space. Deimos Engenharia has been delivering advanced design solutions and turn-key space software systems since 2002.

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Space for Business – Module 2 in Carcavelos – Day 3

After an early morning swim in the waves of Carcavelos beach, I was ready for a day learning about venture capital, team management, and of course my favourite topic - sustainability. The first presentation discussed the issues arising from the “space bubble” and the mindset switch needed in order to incorporate ‘business thinking’ in the space sector.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Christie Iacomini

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Christie Iacomini, Vice President of Engineering at Prime Movers Lab at the LEO Kinetic Space Safety Workshop in Lausanne about threats and risks in Low Earth Orbit and how to move forward to a sustainable future in space.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: ESA’s 2022 Investor Forum: It’s the right time to jump on board

The first of seven global European Space Agency (ESA) Investor Events in 2022 took place on 16th and 17th of May in Berlin, Germany. These exclusive events enable investors, venture capitalists and fund organizations to explore the best deals in the New Space economy. The event provided a stage for startups to showcase their innovative ideas and to show how they generate funding.

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