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NewSpace system house UNIO Enterprise forms to build European satellite constellations

The European UNIO consortium has examined the innovation potential of the European NewSpace sector for a large-scale project building Europe’s own secure communications constellation in space, UNIO Enterprise said.  The study found that sub-constellations for specific commercial application areas can be taken together resulting in a metaconstellation.

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Artemis I launch attempt scrubbed

NASA’s launch director halted yesterday’s Artemis I launch attempt after a bleed test to get the RS-25 engines at the bottom of the core stage to the proper liftoff temperature failed, and the team ran out of time in the two-hour launch window. The Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft remain in a stable configuration while engineers are evaluating the gathered data, NASA said.

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Israel picks first experiment for its next Moon mission

Israel chose the first experiment to be launched aboard its Beresheet2 mission to the Moon in 2025. The experiment will test the efficacy and durability of different drugs for astronauts on deep space missions, according to Ynet News. Mission operator SpaceIL is currently in the process of deciding what additional experiments could be integrated into Beresheet2.

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Space Cafe WebTalk 33 minutes Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl – Europe’s Space Ambitions – What’s Up During This Autumn?

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl - Europe’s Space Ambitions – what’s up during this autumn?” Took place on Tuesday, 16th August, ending our 7-week summer break. Kai-Uwe is the Special Advisor for Political Affairs at the European Space Agency (ESA) at its Headquarters in Paris.

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Space Café Radio – Artemis I Episode IV – with Kerry Timmons

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Café Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Kerry Timmons, Systems Engineering Manager on the Orion program at Lockheed Martin. In this episode, Kerry discusses the Orion spacecraft that will take astronauts to the moon and back to Earth. In this episode, Kerry discusses the Orion spacecraft that will take astronauts to the moon and back to Earth.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Bonn- with Craig Donlon

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Young Global Talents Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Craig Donlon, principal scientist for oceans and ice at the European Space Agency (ESA), at the Living Planet Symposium in Bonn. This symposium is the world’s largest Earth Observation conference.

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