ICT Spring - 2022

Space Missions

Space Café Radio: Review 2021 – Alex Fielding

In this Space Café Radio – our Review 2021 series, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Alex Fielding. CEO and Co-Founder of Privateer Space about his vision, his mission and his space highlights in 2021 and what to watch out for the upcoming year in space.

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Angara upper stage harmlessly reenters Earth

Persei, the upper stage of the failed Angara-A5 launch on 27th December, harmlessly reentered over the South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the U.S. Space Force reported. Roscosmos did not provide any details on Persei and its 2400-kg payload after the launch nor did they acknowledge its malfunction.

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Satellogic announces new facility in the Netherlands

Satellogic, a vertically integrated geospatial company specialising in sub-meter resolution satellite imagery collection, announced it will be constructing a high-throughput satellite manufacturing facility in the Netherlands. The new facility in Berkel en Rodenrijs is expected to accelerate satellite manufacturing.

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Space Café WebTalk with Alice Gorman: The Moon is not Dead!

During this week’s SpaceCafé, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening caught up with space archaeologist and associate professor at Flinders University. Prof. Dr. Alice Gorman. Alice Gorman is Associate Professor at Flinders University, and an internationally recognised leader in the field of space archaeology. Her research focuses on the archaeology

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Government space budgets hit record high in 2021 despite COVID

Space consulting and market intelligence firm Euroconsult has released its “Government Space Programs” report for 2021. The highlight of this year’s findings is an accelerated volume of governmental investment in the space sector. This is due to ambitious space exploration programmes and the militarization of space.

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