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Positioning Navigation and Timing

Celestia UK wins navigation contract from ESA

Hi-tech startup Celestia UK, has won a €800,000 ESA NAVSIP (Navigation, Innovation and Support Programme) contract to develop LEO-SYN+, an innovative PNT (Positioning, Navigation and Timing) solution based on low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellations for 5G networks and applications, the company said. The project’s aim is to boost the reliability and performance of GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System).

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Space Cafè Radio – on tour in London – with Prof. Richard Linares and Prof. Akhil Rao

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Cafè Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Prof. Richard Linares, Rockwell International Career Development Professor and Associate Professor at the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics of MIT (MA - USA), and Prof. Akhil Rao, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Middlebury College (VT - USA).

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Space Café Radio – on tour in London – with Temi Shogelola

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Café Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Temi Shogelola, Space Sustainability Lead at the UK Space Agency, at the 4th Secure World Foundation Summit in London on June 22-23. At the summit, Temi gives her perspective and opinion on the needs of the space domain to implement policies to further space sustainability.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: A beacon of light in the sea of darkness: Why all space objects should have retroreflectors

If you have ever driven through a pitch-black, rainy night on an unlit country road, you probably have been thankful for the invention of reflective paint. Illuminated by the car's headlights, lane markers and road signs appear magically out of the darkness.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Tim Flohrer

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Tim Flohrer, Head of Space Debris Office at the European Space Agency, at the LEO Kinetic Space Safety Workshop in Lausanne about threats and risks in Low Earth Orbit and how to move forward to a sustainable future in space.

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Safran acquires Orolia to become PNT market leader

Global positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) company, Orolia, joined inertial navigation systems company, Safran Electronics & Defense, Orolia said. Orolia has over 435 employees in Europe and North America with a revenue of approximately €100 million. Its technologies and equipment include atomic clocks, time servers,

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Srinivas Setty

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Srinivas Setty, Head of SSA/SST/STM at GMV GmbH, Wessling/Germany, at the LEO Kinetic Space Safety Workshop in Lausanne about threats and risks in Low Earth Orbit and how to move forward to a sustainable future in space.

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Space4Impact launches fifth 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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