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UAE’s MBRSC Receives IAF Flag For 2020’s 71st International Astronautical Congress In Dubai

The UAE, represented by Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director-General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), received the organising committee flag for the 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which is set to be held in Dubai in 2020. Al Shaibani and Pascale Ehrenfreund, the new President of the International …

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France’s CNES Enjoys Success At 70th International Astronautical Congress

On 25 October 2019 the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) came to a close in Washington, D.C. More than 6,800 representatives of the space community gathered from over 80 countries for a week of events, meetings and collaborations that will shape the future of space. The General Assembly of the …

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Polish Space Agency Signs Cooperation Agreement With NASA

The leaders of the Polish Space Agency (POLSA) and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) signed a landmark Joint Statement of Intent for Space Cooperation on 24 October 2019 during the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington, D.C. On 24 October 2019, President Michal Szaniawski, head of …

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Luxembourg Space Agency And Germany’s DLR To Cooperate On Space Resources Utilization

The German Aerospace Center, the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt DLR), and Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA), have agreed to cooperate in the exploration and use of space. The signing ceremony took place at the 70th International Aeronautical Congress (IAC) in Washington, DC, the U.S. capital. Representatives of DLR and …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Australia can pick up its game and land a Moon mission

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Prof. Andrew Dempster, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. This is “Australia can pick up its game and land a Moon mission”, originally published 1 August 2019 at The Conversation. Now all the celebrations of the 50th …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Space Force vs Space Command: A Primer

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Secure World Foundation, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. This is “Space Force vs Space Command: A Primer”, originally published Oct 5, 2019 in the ORF Space Alert, Vol VII, Issue 4. by Victoria Samson With U.S. …

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UAE Space Agency Flies Flag At 70th International Astronautical Congress In Washington DC

The UAE Space Agency, represented by a high-level delegation led by Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, is participating in the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2019. The event is being held between 21-25 October …

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SpaceApps’ HOTDOCK Takes Centre Stage at IAC 2019

SpaceApps is highlighting its pioneering HOTDOCK device for in-orbit servicing to delegates at IAC 2019 in Washington, DC from 21-25 October at booth 481. “The development of the LEO economy and the life extension of the International Space Station (ISS) are important aspects of SpaceApps’ activities,” said Michel Ilzkovitz, Systems …

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Luxembourg Space Agency And NASA Deepen Lux-US Space Cooperation

Representatives of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and of the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA), signed a Joint Statement of Intent to explore different areas through technical and programmatic discussions with the objective of identifying opportunities for collaboration. In parallel, NASA and LSA intend to pursue a Framework Agreement …

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Turkey And Italy Seek To Boost Space Collaboration And Satellite Development

Ankara recently hosted its Turkey-Italy Innovation Day event where space cooperation between the two countries was highlighted by senior officials and corporate executives. Among the agenda items of the event was a common desire to increase space cooperation and satellite development between the two countries. Lokman Kuzu, director of the …

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