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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Can Sustainability generate profit?

There is gap between the interests of space agencies and private investors toward sustainability. While agencies build their reputation and PR campaigns on the commitment that the sector has towards sustainability – meaning here the use of space technology and data for monitoring the state of the planet- the private sector remains tepid to the entire concept.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Geopolitics of investing in the space domain – beyond war and peace

With space as a far-reaching domain entangled with Earth issues across many industries, geopolitics affect how global alliances deal with security in orbit and beyond, and how collaborative governance motivates investment: from connectivity to Earth observation to crowded orbits and debris, to energy, space traffic management, space exploration and resources utilization.

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Space Café “Moriba’s Vox Populi 11” on Who gets the orbital right of way?

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 11” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about Who gets the orbital right of way? with: Hjalte Osborn Frandsen, Faculty of Law at University of Copenhagen; Ruth Stilwell, Aerospace Policy Solutions; Steward Bain, NorthStar Earth & Space; Matt Hejduk, The Aerospace Corporation

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Walt Everetts

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Walt Everetts, VP, Space and Ground Services at Iridium 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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EU Council adopts conclusions on Copernicus and space traffic management

EU ministers responsible for space adopted conclusions on the ‘Copernicus by 2035’ and on the ‘EU approach to space traffic management’ programmes, The EU Council reported. The two sets of conclusions provide political guidance and strengthen the EU’s common position on space traffic management.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The Global Space Competition: Security, Markets and Sanctions

Space-based deliverables and services have become an integral part of life in most of the developed world. The space domain has witnessed a rapid increase in commercial capabilities and a growing number of nations worldwide are seeking to acquire space-derived benefits and in-house competences. Space thus is a dynamic environment

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: ESA’s 2022 Investor Forum: It’s the right time to jump on board

The first of seven global European Space Agency (ESA) Investor Events in 2022 took place on 16th and 17th of May in Berlin, Germany. These exclusive events enable investors, venture capitalists and fund organizations to explore the best deals in the New Space economy. The event provided a stage for startups to showcase their innovative ideas and to show how they generate funding.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Dr. Deganit Paikowsky” On 21 June 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Dr. Deganit Paikowsky, Faculty at the Department of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Evolution of the concept of a Space Club by the space powers

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