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DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Develop Machine Learning Capabilities for Space Situational Awareness

BAE Systems has been awarded a Phase 2 contract to develop machine learning capabilities aimed to help the military gain better awareness of space scenarios for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The goal of DARPA’s Hallmark Tools, Capabilities, and Evaluation Methodology (Hallmark-TCEM) programme is to not only …

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Spaceflight’s Second Rideshare Mission With Rocket Lab Slated For 16 August

Spaceflight, the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider, has announced it has managed the procurement, integration, and mission management services for three spacecraft on Rocket Lab’s next mission aboard an Electron rocket. This mission, called “Look Ma, No Hands” by Rocket Lab, represents Spaceflight’s second of several launches scheduled …

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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Marco Aliberti of ESPI

Have you ever thought about the weather patterns that occur in space? Space Weather is something that is often overlooked but the weather events that happen in space can have a great effect on our space infrastructure such as satellites and the services they provide here on Earth. Along with …

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HawkEye 360 Secures $70 Million In Series B Funding To Build Full Constellation

HawkEye 360 Inc., the first commercial company to use formation flying satellites to create a new class of radio frequency (RF) data and data analytic products, announced on 6 August 2019 that it has secured $70 million in Series B financing. This financing capitalizes the company’s business plan to include …

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#SpaceWatchGL Themes: ESPI Brief 33 – EU-ESA Space Council Revival: First step toward a European Space Council?

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and the European Space Policy Institute, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and briefs. This is ESPI Briefs No. 33: ‘EU-ESA Space Council Revival: First step toward a European Space Council?’, originally published in June 2019. 1. Revival of the EU-ESA …

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#SpaceWatchGL Themes: ESPI Brief 32 – The Role of the 2019-2024 European Parliament in the European Space sector

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and the European Space Policy Institute, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and briefs. This is ESPI Briefs No. 32: ‘The Role of the 2019-2024 European Parliament in the European Space sector’, originally published in June 2019. 1. The powers of …

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#SpaceWatchGL Themes: ESPI Brief 31 – India’s ASAT Test Amidst Global Ambiguity

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and the European Space Policy Institute, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and briefs. This is ESPI Briefs No. 31: ‘India’s ASAT Test Amidst Global Ambiguity’, originally published in April 2019. 1. Overview On March 27th, 2019, the Indian Ministry of …

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Israel’s Gilat Awarded $7 Million Contract By U.S. Army for WIN-T Programme

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, has announced that its subsidiary Wavestream received orders for over U.S.$7 million for the U.S. Army’s WIN-T (Warfighter Information Network-Tactical) program. WIN-T was established to provide anytime, anywhere connectivity via the U.S. DoD’s Wideband Global SATCOM …

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#SpaceWatchGL Themes: ESPI Brief 30 – The U.S. Space Force and the Rising Stakes for Europe in Space Defence

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and the European Space Policy Institute, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and briefs. This is ESPI Briefs No. 30: ‘The U.S. Space Force and the Rising Stakes for Europe in Space Defence ’, originally published in March 2019. 1. The U.S. …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Krystal Wilson of Secure World Foundation about Summit for Space Sustainability

Last March, Secure World Foundation was pleased to announce the inaugural Summit for Space Sustainability, to be held in Washington, DC on June 25-26, 2019. Our creation of the Summit was driven by the rapid growth in both the number and diversity of space actors, the emergence of new kinds …

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