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L3Harris becomes strategic investor in Mynaric to intensify collaboration

Mynaric and L3Harris signed an agreement according to which L3Harris will invest in Mynaric to gain 7.2% of Mynaric’s total shares and as a result widen the scope of their current collaboration to cover all domains including space, air, maritime and ground, Mynaric said. L3Harris will invest approximately €11.2 million by means of a capital increase

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FCC authorizes Starlink to provide internet on boats, planes and trucks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gave authorization to SpaceX to provide Starlink satellite internet services to vehicles in motion including boats, planes and trucks. Starlink’s low-Earth-orbit satellite constellation provides high-speed internet globally. The approximately 2,700 satellites are utilized by over 400,000 subscribers already.

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Space Café Radio – with Peggy Hollinger of Financial Times

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Peggy Hollinger, international business editor for the Financial Times a few days after the FT Live Event "Invest in Space" about the conference, investment in space, a live call from the ISS, the situation at the ISS during the war times and about our sustainable future in space.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Asia Tech x Singapore: Working Towards a More Diverse and Sustainable Space Sector

The Asia Tech x Singapore (ATxSG) conference took place from May 31 to June 3 in Singapore, the Lion City. Composed of several events such as the Asia Satellite Business Week, BroadcastAsia, CommunicAsia, ATxAI and others, it constituted a golden opportunity to catch up with the state-of-the-art technology and emerging trends across many parts of the tech sector.

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Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Jennifer Manner – The Critical Role of Satellite Networks in 5G and Beyond Ecosystems Recap

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Jennifer Manner - The Critical Role of Satellite Networks in 5G and Beyond Ecosystems” took place on Tuesday, 14th June. Our guest was Jennifer A. Manner, a Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at EchoStar Corporation/Hughes Network Systems where she is responsible for the company’s domestic and international regulatory and policy issues,

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ESA and Inmarsat join forces to provide solution to airspace congestion

Global mobile satellite communications provider, Inmarsat, signed a contract with ESA to take Iris air traffic modernisation programme global and drive the future of uncrewed aviation airspace integration in Europe, Inmarsat said. Airspace is getting congested: in Europe alone, a 50% increase in flights is expected in the next 20 years.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Walt Everetts

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Walt Everetts, VP, Space and Ground Services at Iridium 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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Rwandan Space Agency Signs MoU collaborates with the Global Satellite Operator’s Association

The Rwandan Space Agency (RSA) and the Global Satellite Operator’s Association (GSOA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance satellite communication services and fast-track Africa’s digital inclusion plans, Africa News reported.  The agreement was signed by Aarti Holla-Maini, Secretary-General of GSOA and Colonel Francis Ngabo, RSA’s Director-General.

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The Space Cafe Podcast #056: Bulent Altan, SpaceX Veteran and Mynaric CEO

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Cafe Podcast #56: Bulent Altan, SpaceX Veteran and Mynaric CEO. Episode 056 features a special guest: Bulent Altan. Bulent Altan was one of SpaceX's first employees, and without him, pioneering projects like Starlink probably wouldn't exist.

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