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Space Café Radio – on tour in Prague – with Xavier Pasco

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Xavier Pasco, Director of the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique in Paris, during the 6th PSSI Space Security Conference, held in Prague, from the 19th to the 21st of June 2022. During this episode Xavier discusses the threats in the space domain, the European space safety and  security capabilities with Torsten. Tune in to hear more!

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The Space Café Podcast #66 – Melanie Stricklan – Slingshot Aerospace, how to get order in the chaos in low earth orbit

The Space Café Podcast #66: Melanie Stricklan - Slingshot Aerospace, how to get order in the chaos in low earth orbit. Melanie Stricklan has a captivating history in the United States Airforce and a powerful mission: with her company Slingshot Aerospace,

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US Space Command plans to transfer space object tracking to Department of Commerce

The US Space Command (Spacecom) tracks over 47,000 objects in space currently, which responsibility is planned to be transferred to the Department of Commerce, the US Department of Defence said. The transfer of responsibility will allow Spacecom to focus on what is happening in Earth’s orbits.

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National Reconnaissance Office awards commercial RF contract to Kleos Space

Space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) and Mission-as-a-Service (MaaS) provider Kleos Space, has been awarded a contract from the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) as part of the Strategic Commercial Enhancements Broad Agency Announcement (SCE BAA) Framework, Kleos said.

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Kayhan Space wins SpaceWERX Orbital Prime contract

Software-as-a-service provider Kayhan Space, along with partners Astroscale US and the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin), has won a US Space Force award to develop an intelligent platform that autonomously enables spacecraft to safely engage with on-orbit support vehicles for services such as refueling, maintenance, debris removal and national security. Kayhan Space said.

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Space Café Radio – PSSI’s Space Security Series ep. 3 – with Paul Graziani

In this third episode, Editor-in-Chief Dr Emma Gatti interviewed Paul Graziani, Chief Executive Officer at COMSPOC Corp . Paul spoke about the exciting and complex position of those private companies working head to head with Government and Defense, discussed  the limits of these corporations, and how can the private sector help and be involved in the defense sector.

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MEPs Adopt Position on the Secure Connectivity Program

After the landslide adoption of the position on the Secure Connectivity Program in the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), the Rapporteur Grudler (Renew) and Shadow Rapporteurs Salini (EPP), Hristov (S&D), Nienab (Greens/EFA) and Tosenovsky (ECR) are now ready for a swift negotiation regarding this new Program.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Paul Liias” on 18 October 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Paul Liias, Head of Space policy at the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Why should you go to Tallinn, Estonia in October? Paul and Torsten will discuss the upcoming Software Defined Space Conference in Tallinn and why that is a must-go event this year.

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