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Space Café Radio: On Tour –Thomas Gruebler, CEO of OroraTech

In this Space Café Radio – on tour, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke in this episode with Thomas Gruebler, Co-Founder and CEO of OroraTech direct after Thomas and his team received The Spark award in Berlin. In this interview, they spoke about the award, the mission of OroraTech

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ConstellR and Mayday.ai partner to provide real time risk and disaster monitoring

Mayday.ai and ConstellR, developing agricultural, risk and disaster management monitoring technologies, have entered a partnership. Mayday users will thus benefit from a higher spatial and temporal resolution to reduce climate change disaster risks.  Mayday.ai provides real time risk and disaster intelligence.

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The Spark – German Digital Award 2021 – goes to OroraTech

OroraTech, the first NewSpace start-up to provide global wildfire detection and monitoring services, is the 2021 winner of The Spark - German Digital Award presented by Handelsblatt and McKinsey.  This award is a high recognition of OroraTech’s mission on protecting our forests and keeping our Earth sustainable by detecting global wildfires and reducing CO2 emissions.

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HawkEye 360 raises $145 million from Seraphim and others

HawkEye 360 receives additional funding of $145 million from Insight Partners and Seraphim Space, the space data company said. The series D round was led by New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners and Seraphim Space Investment Trust, the world’s first listed space tech fund, HawkEye said.

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Planet acquires European VanderSat for $28 million

The Earth imaging company Planet acquires the Haarlem/ Netherlands based ag data specialist VanderSat, Planet said. Planet acquires VanderSat, a leading provider of advanced earth data and analytics, for approximately $28 million, in a mix between $18 million in Planet Labs PBC shares and $10 million in cash, the company said. 

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Space Café WebTalk with Dr Gaetan Petit: Can space do more for Earth?

During this week’s SpaceCafé, SpaceWatch.Global Publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Lausanne-based Co-Founder and General Manager of Space4Impact, Dr Gaetan Petit. A new-starter in the space game and with an education in neuroscience, Gaetan completed his undergraduate and masters degrees at the University of Lausanne and Harvard, and a doctorate at ETH Zurich,

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Redwire acquires space biotech firm Techshot

The space tech company Redwire acquired the biotech company Techshot, specialized on microgravity, bioprinting, and on-orbit manufacturing for commercial space-based research and development. This acquisition aligns with Redwire's growth strategy to leverage strategic investments to scale in-space manufacturing in LEO which will directly impact the sustainability of future human spaceflight

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ESA and GHGSat support IMEO

ESA and GHGSat announced at COP26 that they were to support the United Nations Environment Programme’s new International Methane Emissions Observatory (IMEO). Methane has more than 80 times the warming effect of carbon dioxide. Therefore, reducing emissions of this gas is one of the fastest ways to slow down the rate of global warming.

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