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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Niklas Hedman on Space Multilateralism

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Niklas Hedman, Chief of the Committee, Policy and Legal Affairs Section of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in Vienna talked about the governance phases under the 60 year history of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space …

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Ariane 5 ready for Arianespace’s July 28 launch

The heavy-lift Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s fifth mission of 2020 is now complete, following integration of its three modules at the Spaceport in French Guiana. During activity in Ariane 5’s Final Assembly Building, the upper payload component – containing Galaxy 30 (G-30) and the Mission Extension Vehicle-2 (MEV-2) in a …

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Australia and Japan strengthen space collaboration

The Australian Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signalling new opportunities to increase space collaboration between the two nations. The signing took place at a bilateral meeting between the Agency and JAXA, and was later acknowledged at the Australia-Japan Virtual Leaders Meeting …

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Nanoracks-Europe spearheading DreamCoder 2.0 space-learning project

Nanoracks Space Outpost Europe (Nanoracks-Europe), based in Torino, Italy and Rina Consulting SpA – two innovative European space companies, are teaming with DreamUp, PBC to provide space-based educational opportunities to students in Italy impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with fast-tracked funding support from the European Space Agency. The onset of COVID-19 has …

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Space BD reports i-SEEP project success

Space BD, a leading Japanese space startup providing access to space using the International Space Station (ISS) Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” and rideshares on Japan’s flagship launch vehicle “H3”, announced that their customer, SATLANTIS MICROSAT S.L. successfully received about 20,000 images from the Integrated Standard Imager for Microsatellites (iSIM) on …

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Space Café Podcast Episode 007 Featuring Nahum Romero Is Now Available

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 7th episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast: Nahum Romero, What the Space industry is missing and why not even Elon is visionary enough Episode 007 features special guest Nahum Romero. Nahum Romero is an artist with a rather unique focus: space …

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Sierra Nevada Corporation selected by the DoD to create Unmanned Orbital Outpost prototype

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), an aerospace and national security solutions provider owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, was awarded a contract to repurpose SNC’s Shooting Star transport vehicle as a proposed commercial solution for an Unmanned Orbital Outpost – essentially a scalable, autonomous space station for experiments and logistics demonstrations …

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Virgin Galactic taps Michael Colglazier as Chief Executive Officer

Virgin Galactic Holdings, a vertically-integrated aerospace and space travel company, announced the appointments of Michael Colglazier as Virgin Galactic’s new Chief Executive Officer and George Whitesides as Chief Space Officer, effective July 20, 2020. Michael assumes the CEO role at an exciting time for Virgin Galactic as the Company progresses through …

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