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The #SpaceWatchME #WEF Interviews: Salem Al Marri of Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center

In the latest SpaceWatch Middle East interview series, Torsten Kriening speaks to Salem Al Marri of Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center, Dubai. They discuss the work of the World Economic Forum’s, ‘Future of Space Technologies’ Council. On 13-14 November 2016 the Annual Meeting for the Global Future Councils took place in …

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The #SpaceWatchME #WEF Interviews: Simonetta Di Pippo of UNOOSA

In the latest SpaceWatch Middle East interview series, Torsten Kriening speaks to Simonetta Di Pippo of UNOOSA. They discuss the work of the World Economic Forum, ‘Future of Space Technologies’ Council. What motivates you about space? I have always been scientifically curious about outer space and its open questions, which …

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The #SpaceWatchME #WEF Interviews: Dr. Olga Stelmakh of McGill University

In the latest SpaceWatch Middle East interview series, Torsten Kriening speaks to Dr. Olga Stelmakh of McGill University, Canada. They discuss the work of the World Economic Forum, ‘Future of Space Technologies’ Council. On 13-14 November 2016 the Annual Meeting for the Global Future Councils took place in Dubai, UAE. Once …

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The Dubai Declaration on Outer Space

Earlier this week, SpaceWatch Middle East published an Op-Ed by Dr. Michael Simpson, Executive-Director of Secure World Foundation, who wrote about the significance of the Dubai Declaration released in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 24 November 2016. Today, SpaceWatch Middle East publishes the Dubai Declaration in its entirety. Adopted at the first High …

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German PTScientists take ‘one giant leap’ towards the moon

Berlin-based ‘new space’ company, the PTScientists are set to mark the 45th anniversary of humanity’s final footprints on the Moon, by revisiting the historic landing site of Apollo 17. Having successfully negotiated a launch contract with Spaceflight Industries, Inc, the PTScientists’ ‘Mission to the Moon’ is a big step closer …

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Op’ed: Dubai Declaration: A Long-Term Vision for Space

Dubai and Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre hosted the UN High Level Forum ‘Space as a Driver for Socio-Economic Sustainable Development’ last week. SpaceWatch Middle East asked Dr. Michael Simpson, Executive Director of Secure World Foundation, to gives his take on the UN’s long-term vision in space and the Dubai …

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