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SSSIF Ends as Europe and US Strengthen Space Partnership

The Small Satellites & Services International Forum (SSSIF) congress concluded yesterday in Malaga, Spain, after three days in which experts from the space sector gathered to discuss and reflect on the innovation of the international space sector, the present challenges and the future needs of small satellites. 

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ESA and Deutsche Telekom Partner for Connectivity Resillience

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Deutsche Telekom have partnered to enable seamless connectivity from terrestrial networks, from the sky or from above. At Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona, they signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together on the hybrid networks of the future.

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Space Café Radio – ILA Special – with Dr. Timo Stuffler

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr. Timo Stuffler,   Director of Business Development and Exploration at OHB SE, about their exploration heritage and ambitions in the space exploration sector. We spoke with Timo during the 2022 ILA Berlin, which is the largest aerospace trade show in Germany which took place this year June 22 - 26.

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Luxembourg Selects O3b mPOWER for Satcom Infrastructure

The Government of Luxembourg has unveiled its intent to leverage SES’s high-performance, second-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) system – O3b mPOWER, as a critical resilient satcom infrastructure for Luxembourg, its partners and NATO in the areas of defense and security, disaster recovery and more.

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Astroscale Raises U.S. $76 Million in Series G Funding

Astroscale Holdings Inc., has closed a Series G round with more than U.S. $76 million in funding from new investors Mitsubishi Electric, Yusaku Maezawa, Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, Mitsubishi Corporation, Development Bank of Japan, and FEL Corporation. 

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Smaller, Faster, Smarter: an alternative view to the European Space challenge

2023 is a pivotal year for European space domain. With several challenges knocking at its doors -among others, the necessity to sever itself from Russia and to defend its communication assets, and the lack of a heavy rocket launcher -which makes the Union dependent on the American SpaceX for constellation launches- the discussion on how and where Europe should strategically invest to remain in the game is of pivotal relevance. The debate often focuses on the amount of funding available and the magnitude of difference between Europe and the US. However, this might be an incomplete way to look at the picture. What if there are smarter ways to be independent and competitive, even with a smaller budget?

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BeetleSat Deploys LEO Satellite Expandable Antenna in Space

BeetleSat has announced the successful deployment of its lightweight, very-high data rate, expandable antenna in space. The in-orbit deployment of BeetleSat’s 60 cm expandable antenna from a 6U CubeSat is a significant milestone in the development of the BeetleSat constellation and proves the viability of its proprietary technology, according to Business Wire. 

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