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Saudi Space Commission Casts Wide Net For Space Cooperation

The Saudi Space Commission (SSC) is casting a wide net in its aim to create space cooperation arrangements with friendly countries around the world, with agreements or discussions underway with countries such as Greece, Kuwait, Brazil, Australia, and France.

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#SpaceWatchGL Op-Ed: How Space Technologies Help Fight The Coronavirus In China

In this two-part study, exclusive to SpaceWatch.Global, researcher Yue Yuan examines the role of satellite technologies in detecting and monitoring the ongoing outbreak of the Coronavirus - also known as COVID-19 - and their wider role in national and global public health.

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UK’s Proposed Sovereign GNSS System On Hold Due To Debate On Requirements

The proposed sovereign Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) announced by the British government after the decision to leave the European Union (EU), and the subsequent lockout of the British space industry from the EU's Galileo GNSS programme, is reportedly on hold due to intensive debates between British polticians and officials over the UK's GNSS requirements and what a sovereign system should look like.

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France’s Minister Of Armed Forces Visits New French Space Command HQ

CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall, General Philippe Lavigne, Air Force Chief of Staff, Thierry Angel, Deputy Head, Forces, of the French defence procurement agency DGA, and General Michel Friedling, Chief of Space Command, welcomed the Minister of Armed Forces Florence Parly to the Toulouse Space Centre (CST) on 21 February 2020.

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