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JAXA selects Astroscale for Phase II of Commercial Debris Removal Demonstration

Satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability provider Astroscale Japan, has been selected as one of the contracting parties for the Front-Loading Technology Study in Phase II of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Commercial Debris Removal Demonstration (CRD2), the company said.

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Space Café Singapore by Lynette Tan: Mani Thiru – Space Café on the Red (hot) Dot

The first Edition of Space Café Singapore by Lynette Tan took a closer look at the space trends in Singapore and the region. Lynette's guest is  Mani Thiru, Head of Space & Satellite at Amazon Web Services Asia-Pacific. Mani, as a new resident on the red dot talked about on what's the hottest things happening here in space right now! Mani leads the Aerospace & Satellite Solutions team at Amazon Web Services across Asia-Pacific.

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RocketStar to launch TriSept satellite security solution test

Launch integration and mission management services provider TriSept Corporation, has completed the integration of two experimental mission payloads running its new TSEL satellite security operating software for a suborbital test flight aboard RocketStar’s launch vehicle set to liftoff from the Koehn Lake Bed in the Mojave Desert, TriSept said.  

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ADS publishes new UK Space Sector Outlook

ADS (the UK trade association for aerospace, defence, security, and space organisations), published a new Space Sector Outlook yesterday providing an overview of the UK space sector and its growing contribution to the country’s economy. The outlook has been produced with the help of UKspace and support from the UK Space Agency.

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Ariane 5 successfully launches Eutelsat’s Konnect VHTS satellite

Arianespace’s heavy-lift launcher, Ariane 5, flight VA258, has successfully deployed Eutelsat’s Konnect VHTS (Very High Throughput Satellite) telecommunications satellite in orbit. This was the launcher’s second mission of the year, the 114th overall, and the 37th time that Ariane launched a satellite for Eutelsat.

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Space Café Israel by Meidad Pariente: Dr. Ana Heller – Never give up on your dreams

In the second episode of Space Café Israel, Meidad Pariente is in conversation with Dr. Ana Heller, a fierce promoter of science and space technologies for the youth by leading space projects in Europa and South America and simultaneously implementing outreach strategies of international collaboration. During our Space Café, we talked about Anni’s passion for the stars, horse riding, STEM education, and WiSpace.

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Firefly to launch Europe’s first Electrospray propulsion demonstrator

Firefly’s second attempt at reaching orbit, Alpha Flight 2 “To the black” will carry ATHENA, Europe’s first Electrospray thruster, a propulsion technology aboard two of the satellites stored inside the rocket. ATHENA (Adaptable THruster based on Electrospray for NAnosatellites) was developed by Spanish startup Ienai Space.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Satellite Services from Qatar’s Es’hailSat for all of MENA

The State of the Satellite Industry Report about a decade ago had estimated global industry revenues for 2013 as $189 Billion. The same report today, in its June 2022 edition estimates the global industry to be worth about $386 Billion annually. For an industry that has been carefully regulated and closely tracked by Governments around the world, the last decade of nearly doubling annual revenues is a stellar achievement.

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