GSTC 2023

Earth observation

Space BD Successfully Deploys OPTIMAL-1 into orbit

Space BD has announced the deployment of the CubeSat OPTIMAL-1 into space from the Japanese experimental module Kibo on the International Space Station (ISS) at 6 pm (JST) on Friday, January 6, 2023. Space BD provided all support for the deployment of the OPTIMAL-1. However, ArkEdge Space Inc., Pale Blue Inc., Seiren Co., Ltd., the University of Fukui, the School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation developed the CubeSat.

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Spacemind Successfully Launches Three Nanosatellites

Spacemind, the space division of the Italian company NPC, has successfully launched three Italian nanosatellites, DanteSat, Futura-SM1, and Futura-SM3, into orbit. The successful launch has also validated the operation of the new SMPod CubeSat deployer, onboard equipment, and a larger version of the Artica deorbiting sail.

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ICEYE partners with Esri on geographic information system

ICEYE a Finnish-based provider of natural catastrophe solutions and insights has expanded its Esri Partner Network relationship with Esri, the market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, location intelligence and mapping to provide its user with access to near-immediate natural catastrophe insights at the property level. Esri software is deployed in over 350,000 organizations. ICEYE offers plans to offer, in addition to flood data, other natural catastrophes in the futur

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Fleet Space Partner Power Nickel on Mineral Exploration

Fleet Space Technologies has announced a new partnership with Canadian metal exploration company Power Nickel. The company, which specializes in exploring high-potential nickel, copper, gold, and other battery metal prospects in Canada and Chile, will use Fleet Space’s ExoSphere technology to seek additional high-grade nickel ore deposits at its NISK site in Quebec, Canada.

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Capella Space Announces Creation of Capella Federal

Capella Space has announced the formation of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Capella Federal. The new entity enables the company to further support its U.S. Government and defense agency customers by providing expanded access to its Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery with increased security and continued on-demand reliability.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Brussels – with Simonetta Cheli

In this Space Café Radio, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Simonetta Cheli, Director of Earth Observation Programmes and Head of ESRIN (D/EOP) at the European Space Agency (ESA) at the 15th European Space Conference in Brussels. This conference is one of the very important yearly high-level gatherings of the key stakeholders of the European space domain in the Egmont Palace in Brussels under the 2023 theme “Securing the Future of Europe in Space”.

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Space Café Radio – ILA Spezial – mit Thomas Gruebler

In this German Space Café Radio – Space Café Germany Host Andreas Schepers spoke with Thomas Gruebler, CEO & Co-founder at OroraTech. The interview was conducted during this year’s ILA Berlin which is the largest aerospace trade show in Germany which took place June 22 – 26.

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Space Café Radio – ILA Spezial – mit Sebastian Fischer

In this German Space Café Radio – Space Café Germany Host Andreas Schepers spoke with Dr. Sebastian Fischer, EnMAP Project Manager at the German Space Agency at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). The interview was conducted during this year’s ILA Berlin which is the largest aerospace trade show in Germany which took place June 22 – 26.

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