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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Three Weeks On Mars – Chronicle Of The AMADEE-20 Misson

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on Mars? AMADEE-20, a Mars-analogue mission born from the collaboration between the Austrian Space Forum, the Israeli Space Agency and another 25 countries tried to answer this question. From anxiety issues to crew rebellion, this is what they are trying to understand.

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Blue Origin loses NASA lawsuit over SpaceX

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled against Blue Origin in their lawsuit against NASA over a US $2.9 billion lunar lander contract awarded to SpaceX, CNBC reports. Federal Judge Richard Hertling gave his ruling after a month’s long battle. NASA awarded SpaceX with the sole contract for the agency’s Human Landing System

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Moonwalking, When other worlds belong to women

SpaceWatch.Global has been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. This is an extract of “Moonwalking, When other worlds belong to women”, originally published 2 November 2021 in Griffith Review 74: Escape Routes by Alice Gorman. WHAT WILL IT mean for a woman to set foot on the Moon, a world whose human landscape has so far been shaped largely by men?

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CNES CEO Baptiste pushes for French agency’s reorganization

The CEO of the French space agency CNES, Philippe Baptiste, is pushing ahead with the reorganization of the agency, the French newspaper La Tribune reports. The reorganization of CNES entered a new phase with discussions between the unions and management, the paper reports. Baptiste has chosen to push CNES towards a matrix organization

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 25 – 31 October 2021

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Orbital Gateway Consulting we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 25-31 October 2021”. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Dongfang Hour China Aero/Space News Roundup! A special shout-out to our friends at SpaceWatch.Global,

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Over 6,500 attend IAC 2021 in Dubai

The 72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2021), organised by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), held in the Middle East for the first time and hosted by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC) ended on Friday. Over 6,500 delegates from more than 110 countries attended the “Inspire, Innovate & Discover for the Benefit of Mankind” themed event.

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