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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Barbara Belvisi, CEO and founder of Interstellar Lab

Barbara Belvisi is the CEO and founder of Interstellar Lab, a company that builds space-inspired villages here on Earth. Before starting such an unusual venture, she worked as an investor and co-founded a few STEM initiatives in Europe – namely Hello Tomorrow and Hardware Club. She then became the youngest …

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RUAG Space Contributes Key Components To Sun Explorer Solar Orbiter Mission

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket with Sun Explorer Solar Orbiter is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida on 7-8 February 2020. RUAG Space is supplying the thermal insulation, the structure of the satellite, and the on-board computer. “We have delivered key components, which enable this important …

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E2MC Update On Space Financing Rounds In 2020 So Far

By Raphael Roettgen We are only one month into the new decade and, while we have not yet seen the SpaceX/BlueOrigin/OneWeb type mega financing rounds of 2019, this month has brought over U.S.$170 million in disclosed financing transactions in the space sector. The financing rounds have covered companies in many …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Why 2020 will be big for space – beyond the glamour of astronaut launches

By Raphael Roettgen 2020 promises to be a big year in space, but not only for the well-known events you keep on hearing about, such as the expected crewed launches from U.S. soil on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule and Boeing’s Starliner. In the background, thousands of new space entrepreneurs are …

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