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Space Café Recap: “Black Ops by Ralph Thiele #02”- Quantum Technologies

In this Space Cafè “Black Ops by Ralph Thiele #2”, Colonel (Ret`d) Ralph Thiele, Chairman of the Berlin based Political-Military Society, President of Euro Défense-Germany, and Managing Director of StratByrd Consulting, Germany talked with his guests about the Implication for Security & Defence coming with quantum technologies. His guests in this …

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Mahmoud Abu Wasel on a new space initiative

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Mahmoud Abu Wasel, Vice-President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice talked about the new space initiative of the institute. With the rapid increase in the private sectors race to space and governments attempting to keep up, we are witnessing the new age of the …

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U.S. Space Command to move from Colorado to Alabama

Paris, 14 January 2021. – Going to Huntsville: the U.S. Space Command will move its headquarters from Colorado to Alabama, Governor Kay Ivey announced. The headquarters will be at Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal, the Republican Governor Ivey announced, bringing reportedly 1600 jobs to Alabama. The location was chosen over five other …

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EU backs Orbital Ventures and Primo Space with €300 million

Paris, 14 January 2021. – The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) invest €300 million into the space sector, the EU announced, with €100 million stemming from the EU budget. The investment supports two space tech focused funds, Orbital Ventures and Primo Space, the “first ever EU-backed equity …

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Breton launches European launcher alliance and Cassini fund

Paris, 13 January 2021. – Europe needs a more aggressive space strategy, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton, said and launched the “European Launcher alliance” as well as a €1 billion European space fund, Cassini, “to boost start-ups and space innovation”. “We must ask ourselves: will our current …

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Register Today For Our Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” On 28 January 2021

Join SpaceWatch.Global’s new Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” series where global space law experts discuss the legal issues from everyday space activities. This event will take place on 28 January 2021 at 9:30 am CET. Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” will analyse current space developments with …

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FCC allows SpaceX to put ten Starlink satellites in lower orbit

Paris, 12 January 2021. – Ten is okay: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted SpaceX to launch ten Starlink satellites into polar orbit. SpaceX had requested to operate nearly 350 satellites in lower orbit and modify its licenses accordingly; the FCC deferred that part of the application. “(W) …

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Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Dr. Peter Martinez” On 26 January 2021

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Dr. Peter Martinez, Executive Director of the Secure World Foundation, USA. This event will take place on 26 January 2021 at 4:00 pm CET. Growth and Sustainability in Space – ensuring the long-term usability of Earth’s orbits and beyond: …

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ESA chief Woerner hands over to Aschbacher four months earlier

Paris, 11 January 2021. – Earlier handover: The current ESA Director General Jan Woerner will hand over to his successor Josef Aschbacher on 1st March, four months earlier than originally foreseen. “I have taken stock of the situation and especially the fact that my successor, Director for Earth Observation Josef Aschbacher, is …

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