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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Goodbye 2019 – Hello To The Most Exciting Decade In The Space Industry Since The 1960´s! – by Ole Dokka

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Ole Dokka of Spaceport Norway. by Ole Dokka NORWAY – THE OIL AND CO2 EXPORTER I live in a country with a small …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: U.S.-India Space Cooperation: Moving Away From The Burden Of The Past

By Kartik Bommakanti Beyond space launches, India and the U.S. have started cooperating in the area of Satellite Navigation. Since the 2000s, India and the U.S. have forged ahead and sought to intensify civilian and commercial cooperation in the domain of space. U.S.-India space cooperation have come a long way …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – by Helen Jameson

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Helen Jameson, Editor-in-Chief of  SpaceWatch.Global. 2019 has been a year of huge opportunity tinged with great uncertainty for the space industry. It’s been …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Reflections on 2019 – A Turning Point In the Space Industry? – By Blaine Curcio

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Blaine Curcio of Orbital Gateway Consulting. By Blaine Curcio Reflections on 2019—A Turning Point In the Space Industry? Every year seems to be …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: Northern launch site could transform Australia’s role in space by Malcolm Davis

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and The Strategist, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles. This is “Northern launch site could transform Australia’s role in space” by Malcolm Davis, originally published on 20 December 2019. The Australian continent is in an excellent position when it comes to …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – by Michelle Hanlon

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Michelle Hanlon, Co-Founder of For All Moonkind. by Michelle Hanlon 2019 – the year which marked the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first offworld …

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Saudi Space Commission To Submit National Space Strategy To King Salman “Soon”

The Saudi Arabian Space Commission is reportedly about to submit a National Space Strategy and other legal and policy documents that consolidate the commission’s roles and missions to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, according to a senior Saudi Space Commission advisor speaking at a recent space event in Riyadh. …

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COSMO-SkyMed, ANGELS, EyeSat, And OPS-SAT Successfully Launched By Arianespace

Arianespace’s Soyuz accomplished a flawless launch from the Guiana Space Centre (GSC), Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, on 18 December 2019 orbiting COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation for the Italian space agency ASI and the Italian Ministry of Defence, CHEOPS for the European Space Agency (ESA), ANGELS and EyeSat for French space agency …

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Arianespace Soyuz Successfully Launches ESA’s CHEOPS Exoplanetary Mission

The Airbus-built CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite (CHEOPS) has been successfully launched on the morning of 18 December 2019 on a Soyuz rocket from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. CHEOPS is the first exoplanetary mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). It is also the first satellite built by Airbus in …

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ESA’s Exoplanet Mission, Cheops, Scheduled for Liftoff

Cheops, the CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite, is scheduled to launch on a Soyuz-Fregat rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 09:54 CET on 17 December 2019. Cheops is ESA’s first mission dedicated to the study of extrasolar planets, or exoplanets. It will observe bright stars that are already known …

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