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Space Cafe WebTalk 33 minutes with Chris Kunstadter – The Role of Space Insurers in a Changing Space Ecosystem Recap

Our Space Cafe WebTalk “33 minutes with Chris Kunstadter - The Role of Space Insurers in a Changing Space Ecosystem” took place on Tuesday, 19th April 2022. Chris Kunstadter is Head of Space at AXA XL. He is actively involved in all aspects of AXA XL’s space activity, including technical, financial, and actuarial analysis, policy construction, claims handling, ...

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Space Cafe Radio – with Dr. Holger Krag of ESA

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr. Holger Krag, Head of the Space Safety Programme Office at the European Space Agency - ESA about the opening and the operations of the Space Safety Center at ESOC in Darmstadt on 12 April 2022.

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Space4Impact launches third week of free online New Space Economy course

Space4Impact, EPFL’s Space Center eSpace, E2MC Ventures, and Space Innovation joined forces to launch an online course on the New Space Economy. The program is available on edX as a free EPFLx course. Learners can watch more than 30 video lectures by space experts from various domains within startups, academia, the private sector, and public institutions in Switzerland.

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Delta Air Lines test Starlink internet for planes

Satellite internet company Starlink is testing its wireless internet services on Delta Air Lines’ airplanes. The Atlanta-based airline said they had been in discussions with Starlink, and conducted initial tests of the technology. SpaceX Starlink CEO Elon Musk, said that the company was aiming to get certified for Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 planes as well.

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US commits to no ASAT missile testing in space

Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the United States commits not to conduct destructive, direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing, to set a new international benchmark for responsible behavior in space. The Vice President called on other nations to follow in the US’ footsteps as such efforts benefitted humankind. 

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Artemis II crew gets new transportation vehicles

Canoo Technologies is supplying NASA’s Artemis II crew with a new fleet of transportation vehicles that will be used to take the astronauts to Launch Pad 39B for their historic ride aboard the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, NASA announced. The fleet of three vehicles is designed to accommodate the fully suited astronauts, the support team, and their equipment.

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Space Cafe Radio – with Matthias Wachter of BDI Germany

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Matthias Wachter, Head of the Department for International Cooperation, Security Policy, Raw Materials and Space at BDI - The Federation of German Industries about his call for "Europe must grow up in Space".

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Space Cafe WebTalk 33 minutes with Ricardo Conde – Portugal’s Journey into Space Recap

Our Space Cafe WebTalk “33 minutes with Ricardo Conde - Portugal’s Journey into Space” took place on Tuesday, 12th April. Ricardo Conde holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon and a postgraduate degree in Space Technologies. He began his professional career in 1991, having been

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Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk – “33 minutes with Rodrigo Da Costa” on 26 April 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Rodrigo Da Costa, Executive Director of EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA ), in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. ‘’In the rapidly evolving New Space ecosystem users expect performant and secure services. And that’s where EUSPA comes into play’’.

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