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ESA and Orbit Fab test and use green propellant

Paris, 26 February 2021. – Greener space: The European Space Agency (ESA) tests a ‘green’ satellite thruster as an alternative to today’s hydrazine-based engines, the agency said. Hydrazine is the most common propellant employed by thrusters aboard satellites today and is typically used to manoeuvre satellites into their final geostationary …

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Nikolai Khlystov on Multi-stakeholder collaboration

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Nikolai Khlystov, Lead, Shaping the Future of Mobility and Space at World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland talked about ways and initiatives that support sustainable peace in space. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky “Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever” Space is becoming critical for …

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 15 – 21 Feb 2012

by Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville 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 15 – 21 Feb 2012”. Hello and welcome to another episode …

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Orbex wants to 3D-print its rocket engines

Paris, 25 February 2021. – Printing rockets: The spaceflight specialist Orbex has ordered “the largest industrial 3D printer in Europe”, to “rapidly print complex rocket engines in-house”, the UK-based space launch company said. The custom-made, large volume 3D printer will allow Orbex to print more than 35 large-scale rocket engine …

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ECSL Winter Webinar Series Launches Today

Berlin, 22 February 2021. – The ECSL Seminar series is back: Following the success of the ECSL Summer Webinars held in August 2020, the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) is glad to announce that it will continue its series of webinars with the ECSL Winter Webinars, set to take place …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: China’s Space Dream

by Jose Salgado China strived to maintain positive economic growth despite the global pandemic. According to the IMF, China’s GDP growth rate was 1.9% in 2020, making it the only country among major economies to have growth above zero in that year. Now Beijing is ready for the “space dream”, …

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Register Today For Our Space Café Russia by Elina Morozova on 5 March 2021

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café Russia featuring Dr Olga Volynskaya, LL.M, Corresponding Member of the Russian Tsiolkovsky Academy of Cosmonautics, Individual Member of the International Institute of Space Law, Moscow, Russia. This event will take place on 5 March 2021 at 3:00 pm CET. Dr Olga …

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NASA lands Perseverance rover robot on the Red Planet

Luxembourg, 19 February 2021. – They did it! The “largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world”, Perseverance, touched down on Mars yesterday, after a 203-day journey traversing nearly half a billion kilometers, NASA said. The successful touchdown was confirmed by the mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in …

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 8 – 14 Feb 2021

by Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville 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 8 – 14 Feb 2021”. Hello and welcome to another episode …

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