GSTC 2023

Space Exploration

Galileo Galilei Commemorative Plaque Unveiled by ESA

The European Space Agency (ESA) has unveiled a commemorative plaque celebrating Galileo’s discovery of Jupiter’s moons on ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer as part of the final preparations.  The plaque is a tribute to Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei who was the first to view Jupiter and its four largest moons through a telescope in January 1610.

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Canada Announces Plans for Commercial Space Launch

The Canadian Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, and the President of the Canadian Space Agency, Lisa Campbell, have announced the Government of Canada’s intention to support commercial space launch activities in Canada. As a result, the Canadian Government also announced measures it would take in the interim and in the future to facilitate the goal. 

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Register Today for our Space Cafè Canada with Dr. Jessica West on 27 January 2023

This Space Café Canada will feature Brian Gallant, CEO of Space Canada , an industry association representing Canada’s space innovators, allied industries, and ecosystem to convey the value of space technology, research, and investment to domestic and international audiences, in conversation with Dr. Jessica West, Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares and a friend of SpaceWatch.Global.

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Space Café Radio – ILA Spezial – mit Prof. Guenther Hasinger

In this German Space Café Radio – Space Café Germany Host Andreas Schepers spoke with Prof. Guenter Hasinger,  at the time of the interview Director of Science at the European Space Agency (ESA). The interview was conducted during this year’s ILA Berlin which is the largest aerospace trade show in Germany which took place June 22 – 26.

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Space Café Radio – ILA Spezial – mit Prof. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla

In this German Space Café Radio – Space Café Germany Host Andreas Schepers spoke with Prof. Dr.-Ing. An­ke Kays­ser-Py­zal­la,  Chair of the Ex­ec­u­tive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). The interview was conducted during this year’s ILA Berlin which is the largest aerospace trade show in Germany which took place June 22 – 26.

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Sidus Space Partners SkyWatch for Data Distribution Strategy

Sidus Space, Inc., a Space-as-a-Service company, has signed an agreement with SkyWatch to use its TerraStream data-management platform. The parties expect the agreement to accelerate the expansion of Sidus’ commercial data distribution strategy, which includes white labeling data for the Company’s existing customers and driving growth of new data customers. Furthermore, Sidus Space expects the agreement to generate additional revenue for it and engage customers who otherwise may not have connected with Sidus. 

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Spaceport Esrange Ready for Satellite Launches

After years of preparation and construction, mainland EU’s first orbital launch complex, Spaceport Esrange, has officially been inaugurated by the Swedish Head of State, King Carl XVI Gustaf, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the Swedish Prime Minister, Ulf Kristersson. Thereby, the European Union introduced a new and long-awaited critical asset to its shared space infrastructure, offering an independent European gateway to Space from northernmost Sweden.

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Italian Space Agency reveals 2023 strategy

The President of the Italian Space Agency (ASI), Mr. Giorgio Saccoccia, announced today the guidelines and objectives of the national space agency for 2023. ASI, recently back from a very successful CM22, explained that for 2023 it intends to carry on its long-standing collaboration with ESA and NASA, open new strategic international goals, and keep pushing its national interests.

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