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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed : The Future Of Secure Satellite Communications

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Luxembourg Space Agency, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “The Future Of Secure Satellite Communications”, originally published on 12 December 2019 at the space-agency.public.lu website. Interview with GovSat’s CEO Patrick Biewer about …

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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Daniel Metzler of Isar Aerospace

Isar Aerospace, part of the German New Space ecosystem, announced the successful closing of a 17 Million US Dollar Round A funding in December 2019 (as reported by SpaceWatch.Global – LINK). SpaceWatch.Global’s COO Torsten Kriening had a chance to speak with Daniel Metzler, Co-Founder and CEO of Isar Aerospace shortly …

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5th PSSI Space Security Conference Summary Report is online

We are pleased to pass along the 5th PSSI Space Security Conference Summary Report that was just released. The gathering, entitled “Evolution of the Counterspace Threat and Strengthening of International Space Partnerships”, was convened in Prague on June 9-11, 2019 in partnership with Japan’s Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center (CSICE), the …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – The 2020s – Challenges And Risks In Space – By Dr. Malcolm Davis

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Dr. Malcolm Davis of  The Australian Strategic Policy Institute. By Dr. Malcolm Davis With 2019 approaching its end, looking ahead to the 2020s, …

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Maxar Technologies To Sell MDA To Northern Private Capital For CAD$1 Billion

Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced on 30 December 2019 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell MDA to a consortium of financial sponsors led by Northern Private Capital (NPC), for CAD$1 billion (U.S.$765 million), subject to customary adjustments. …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – Great Power Politics and Global Governance by Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan of Observer Research Foundation. by Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan This has been an exciting year for me in a …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: 2019 and 2020 – arms control and the security of outer space – by Jessica West, PhD

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Jessica West of Project Ploughshares. by Jessica West, PhD Reflection: 2019 and 2020 – arms control and the security of outer space Jessica …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – by Dr. Bleddyn Bowen

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Dr. Bleddyn Bowen of University of Leicester. by Dr. Bleddyn Bowen 2019 continued the elevated status of astropolitics and space policy in mainstream …

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Japan To Launch Electro-Optical IGS Reconnaissance Satellite In January 2020

Japanese satellite and space industry giant Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has announced that an MHI H-IIA satellite launch vehicle will send Japan’s eighth Intelligence Gathering System (IGS) reconnaissance satellite into orbit from the Tanegashima Space Centre in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwest Japan, on 27 January 2020. The IGS satellite will carry …

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