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Kayhan Space appoints Sita Sonty as Strategic Advisor

Spaceflight safety platform provider Kayhan Space, focused on innovative collision avoidance and launch security solutions, has appointed space industry executive S. Sita Sonty, as the company’s strategic advisor. Sonty is Partner and Associate Director in the Aerospace, Defense and Public Sector practices of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

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GomSpace signs contract with Unseenlabs to deliver 6 more satellites

Nanosatellite manufacturer and operator GomSpace, has signed an over US $4-million contract with satellite technology company Unseenlabs, to deliver six more satellites. The spacecraft are expected to be delivered by  Q3/Q4 of 2023.  The new satellites will be based on an upgraded platform the two companies co-developed in an ongoing project.

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Space Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal – with Dr. Niamh Shaw

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Young Global Talents Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Dr. Niamh Shaw, Irish award-winning communicator, writer and explorer of space activities, in the first week of the Space Studies Program (SSP22) of the International Space University (ISU).

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Spire Global signs agreement with GHGSat to monitor greenhouse gas emissions

Space-based data, analytics and space services provider Spire Global, entered into a Space Services agreement with high-resolution methane monitoring company GHGSat, to expand its satellite constellation for greenhouse gas emissions monitoring, GHGSat said. According to the agreement, Spire will launch three 16U satellites in 2023 with GHGSat’s payload aboard. 

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NorthStar and Telespazio partnership to provide space domain awareness services

Information and intelligence platform provider NorthStar Earth & Space (NorthStar), and satellite operator Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%), have entered into a Distribution and Partnership Agreement (D&PA) to strengthen cooperation on delivering solutions to greatly enhance European Space Domain Awareness initiatives, the companies said.

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