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Three taikonauts are aboard the Tiangong Space Station

Three Shenzhou-14 taikonauts, commander Chen Dong, Liu Yang and Cai Xuzhe are aboard the Chinese Tiangong Space Station preparing for their six-month stay in microgravity. The crew arrived at Tiangong's core module Tianhe, on Sunday morning. The taikonauts have been conducting inspections and setting up their living quarters ever since, said the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Christie Iacomini

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Christie Iacomini, Vice President of Engineering at Prime Movers Lab at the LEO Kinetic Space Safety Workshop in Lausanne about threats and risks in Low Earth Orbit and how to move forward to a sustainable future in space.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Dr. Deganit Paikowsky” On 21 June 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Dr. Deganit Paikowsky, Faculty at the Department of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Evolution of the concept of a Space Club by the space powers

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NASA chooses industry partners for new spacewalking services

NASA selected Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace to provide astronauts with next generation spacesuit and spacewalk system capabilities in low Earth orbit and on the Moon as well as future human missions to Mars, the Agency said. The arrangement allows for NASA expertise to be paired with commercial innovation to support continued science in the space environment.

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Space Café Recap: “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” #9

In the latest Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, Host Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor of International Law at Western Sydney University, Sydney and Professorial Fellow at Bond University, Australia, and Co-Host Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, welcomed Ranjana Kaul and Kai-Uwe Schrogl at a wonderful picnic at the India Gate in Delhi, India.

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Space Café Brazil by Ian Grosner Recap, with Prof Daniel Freire e Almeida and Suyan Cristina Malhadas

In this week’s Space Café Brazil, Ian Grosner talked with Prof. Dr. Daniel Freire e Almeida and Suyan Cristina Malhadas, direct from the Catholic University of Santos in the city of Santos, São Paulo, Brazil. Prof. Dr. Daniel Freire e Almeida is Professor of International Law, International Relations, Internet Law, and Space Law at Catholic University of Santos - Masters and PHD Program

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President Biden welcomes Japanese astronaut aboard Gateway and the Moon

U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced progress on collaboration for human and robotic lunar missions while confirming their commitment to include a Japanese astronaut aboard the lunar Gateway outpost as well as part of NASA’s Artemis program to land on the Moon.

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SpaceX successfully launches Transporter-5 rideshare mission

SpaceX has launched the Transporter-5 rideshare mission carrying several dozen payloads to low Earth and sun-synchronous orbits. This time the first stage touched down at Landing Zone-1 at Cape Canaveral. This was the eighth launch of booster 1061 and the one-hundredth launch of a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket.

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