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ArianeGroup takes part in European space surveillance

The European Commission has selected ArianeGroup to participate in three space surveillance and early warning projects under the European Defense Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP), ArianeGroup announced. The projects are part of the “Space Situational Awareness and Early Warning” category of the defense program.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Outer Space, a Challenging Domain for Ambitious Defence Strategy

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Joint Air Power Competence Centre, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Outer Space, a Challenging Domain for Ambitious Defence Strategy” by Dr Anne-Sophie Martin, originally published on the Joint Air Power Competence Centre website.

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Airbus continues to survey the sea for UK Royal Navy

Airbus will continue to provide the UK Royal Navy with satellite-based maritime surveillance services, the company said. The UK Royal Navy has awarded a 12-month contract extension to Airbus covering the continued provision of satellite-based maritime surveillance services for the Joint Maritime Security Centre (JMSC), Airbus said.

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D-Orbit to launch Aistech’s Guardian thermal data satellite

The space transportation and logistics company D-Orbit will launch and deploy a cubesat from Aistech Space on its ION satellite carrier, the startup based in Italy said. The 6U CubeSat nanosatellite, named Guardian, will carry a multispectral telescope designed by Aistech Space, D-Orbit said.

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NATO spending to rise due to space, analysts say

NATO’s defense spendings are likely to increase driven by expansion into space, the data and analytics group GlobalData. The comment follows the news that NATO leaders have declared that “attacks in, to and from space against any member will now trigger the mutual defense agreement and obligate allied members to respond”, GlobalData said.

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Space Café WebTalk with Prof Kazuto Suzuki Recap: Japan in space – their past, present and our future

During this week’s Space Café, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening sat down with Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Japan, Kazuto Suzuki. Having received his PhD at the University of Sussex,

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Niklas Nienass” On 29 June 2021

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Niklas Nienass, Member of the European Parliament, The Greens/EFA, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Freedom, Science, Democracy. Europe's role in the new Space Race - Space travel is currently undergoing rapid change.

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 7 June – 13 June 2021

by Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville - As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Orbital Gateway Consulting we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 31 May – 6 June 2021”.

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