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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Charlotte Bewick

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr. Charlotte Bewick, Head of Scientific Missions Department, Directorate of Predevelopment, Space System Studies and Proposals at OHB Systems AG 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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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Review of Space Resources Week 2022 – Part 1

This is Part 1 of a review of Space Resources Week 2022, the descriptive part. Part 2 may appear in a subsequent edition with the author’s more personal views on several space resource utilization topics in the context of SRW. We recently attended online the 2022 hybrid 4th edition of Space Resources Week, held in Luxembourg from May 3 to 5.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: India and US have signed a Space Situational Awareness Agreement: So, What?

Cooperation in the spheres of defense, intelligence, and trade is a useful indicator of geopolitical alignments. If this statement is true, then the cooperation in emerging subsectors of the same gives a much clearer picture of how the geopolitical alignments will shape in the future. In April 2022, India and the USA signed the bilateral Space Situational Agreement (SSA

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Space Café Recap: Young Global Talents featuring Dr. Rolf Densing on space debris – past present and future!

This Space Café Young Global Talents will feature Rolf Densing, ESA Director of Operations and Head of the European Operations Centre in Darmstadt, in conversation with Chiara Moenter, event coordinator and moderator at SpaceWatch.Global and Frederik Wissner, representative of ELSA Frankfurt am Main, Germany. ELSA is the renowned European Law Students Association.

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Space Café Germany by Andreas Schepers Recap: Holger Krag- we don’t need to conduct research anymore, we need to act!

In April 2022, ESA's new Center for Space Safety was opened in Darmstadt. Andreas Schepers spoke with Dr. Holger Krag, Head of ESA's Space Security Program, about the ESA program and the tasks of the new center. At the beginning of the interview, Krag explains the ESA program and outlines the three areas of space weather, asteroid defense and space debris.

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Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Nicole Thalhofer: The BDLI – Lobby of the German Space Industry and Organizer of the Unique ILA Space Pavilion Recap

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Nicole Thalhofer: The BDLI – Lobby of the German Space Industry and Organizer of the Unique ILA Space Pavilion” took place on Tuesday, 10th May. Nicole Thalhofer is the Head of Space Department and Lawyer at the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI).

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Jim Bridenstine

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Jim Bridenstine, Senior Advisor at Acorn Growth Companies, former NASA Administrator and US Congressman 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 “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” on 19 May 2022

Space Café "Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland" will analyse current space developments with a legal focus. It will, at the same time discuss and ‘demystify’ the law for everyone. In our next Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, Host Steven Freeland and Co-Host Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, welcome Ranjana Kaul and Kai-Uwe Schrogl 

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Space Café Austria by Judith Delany Recap: Trends in European Space Policy and the role of smaller nations

The second Edition of Space Café Austria by Judith Delany took a closer look at the trends and recent developments in European Space Policy. Host Judith Delany spoke with Tomas Hrozensky of the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), an expert in the field. Tomas has been a Researcher at ESPI since July 2018. He holds an MA and PhD

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33 minutes with Dr. Jana Robinson – Economic and Financial Dimensions of Space Security Recap

Our Space Cafe WebTalk “33 minutes with Dr. Jana Robinson - Economic and Financial Dimensions of Space Security” took place on Tuesday, 3rd May. Dr. Jana Robinson became Managing Director of the Prague Security Studies Institute in April 2020. She also serves as PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, a post she took in 2015.

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