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NASA confirms DART mission changed asteroid’s orbital period

NASA has concluded after careful analysis of data obtained over the past two weeks that the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission was successful in altering Dimorphos’ orbit. DART was the first mission to purposely change the motion of a celestial object, demonstrating the planet’s asteroid deflection technology.

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Space Café Canada by Dr. Jessica West: Law and Peace in Space: Presenting the McGill Manual on International Law

On September 30 2022  Ploughshares Senior Researcher Dr. Jessica West met with Dr. Ram Jakhu and David Kuan-Wei Chen, co-editor and managing editor, respectively, of the McGill Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space (McGill Manual). Volume I

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Space Cafè Radio – on tour in Prague – with Scott Pace

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Café Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Scott Pace, the Director of the Space Policy Institute at George Washington University (USA). Emma met Scott during the 6th PSSI Space Security Conference, held in Prague from the 19th to the 21st of June 2022.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: What is the real annual generated revenue of the space industry? PART 1

Being part of a growing economy is where you want to be these days. And Space promises to be among one of the fastest growing sectors, with huge spillover potential into other industries. Currently, the space economy has been estimated to be at around 386 billion USD in revenue, and expectations predict it to be at 1 trillion USD by 2040. The outlook is attractive and moving within the space sector one could have the impression of booming space businesses. But are those numbers legitimate?

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Space Café Radio – PSSI’s Space Security Series ep.2 – with Michael Traut

The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI), has the pleasure to present Space Cafè Radio - PSSI Space Security Mini-Series, a radio series focused on allied preparedness to face the rapidly changing space domain. PSSI is a non-profit non-governmental public policy organisation founded in 2002 and based in Prague. In space, PSSI emphasizes emerging threats and available policy solutions.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: LATSAT 2022 and the future of the Brazilian Satellite Market

On September 1st and 2nd of 2022, the Latin American Satellite Congress (LATSAT) took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Aerospace professionals from different parts of Brazil and the world came to participate in the two day event. Hundreds of people gathered to listen to talks about services and new technologies from the satellite market, the new space race, and the prospects for aerospace science in Latin America. The event was organized by Glasberg Communications, promoted by Teletime News and Tela Viva, and hosted by Samuel Possebon, telecommunications expert and Teletime’s editorial director.

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Space Café Radio – PSSI’s Space Security Series ep.1 – with John Huth

In this first episode Senior Editor Dr. Emma Gatti interviewed John Huth, the Defense Intelligence Officer for Space and Counter Space, Defense Intelligence Agency of the United States of America. John discussed the recent advancement in space defense capabilities by China and Russia.

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UK publishes Space Power doctrine

Joint Doctrine Publication (JDP) 0-40, UK Space Power (First Edition), provides an overview of space from a UK military context and highlights the importance of space as an operational domain, said the UK Ministry Defence. The UK’s keystone space doctrine publication brings together the principles guiding space operations, government policy, strategy, higher-level doctrine

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