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Space startups launch YEESS to make their case in Europe

Six European space start-ups founded the Young European Enterprises Syndicate (YEESS) to “facilitate and accelerate the New Space dynamic in Europe”, the companies said yesterday at the launch of YESS on the Space Forum in Luxembourg. The founding members of YEESS are Aerospacelab, Anywaves, ConstellR, Exotrail, Pangea Aerospace and Satlantis.

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Space Café Australia by Annie Handmer Recap: Vienna Tran on Healthcare for Earth and Space

In this latest instalment of Space Café Australia, host Annie Handmer is joined by space medicine researcher Vienna Tran to speak about how space affects the human body, the philosophical questions that arise from human spaceflight. Vienna is a space medicine researcher who has investigated the use of artificial gravity for the hip muscles of astronauts during a prolonged bed rest analogue.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” On 23 September 2021

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 this next episode Host Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor of International Law at Western Sydney University, Sydney and Professorial Fellow at Bond University, Australia, and Co-Host Torsten Kriening...

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Register Today For Our Space Café Canada by Dr. Jessica West On 24 September 2021

This Space Café Canada will feature Dr. Samantha Lawler, an orbital modeler and observational astronomer at the University of Regina, in conversation with Dr. Jessica West, Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares and a friend of SpaceWatch.Global. Blinded by the light. The night sky as we know it could be lost forever. What should Canada do to prevent this?

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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Jean-Jacques Tortora” On 21 September 2021

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Jean-Jacques Tortora , director of the European Space Policy Institute, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Space and Geopolitics: What’s at stake for Europe? Since June 1, 2016, Jean-Jacques Tortora serves as the Director of the European Space Policy Institute.

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Space Café WebTalk with Niels Eldering and Rene Olie: How business education is creating a new generation of space players

During this week’s Space Café, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening sat down – virtually – with the European Space Agency’s Head of Space Solutions Cornelis (Niels) Eldering and Academic Director for the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University and Space for Business co-founder, Dr René Olie, to discuss how emerging education

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Space Café Russia Recap: Igor Porokhin on the resurgent interest in space tourism and its prospects and the fate of the Berlin Protocol to the Cape Town Convention

Elina Morozova in conversation with Igor Porokhin, a Russian attorney-at-law and partner of law firm InSpace Consulting known for having provided legal support for contracts for flights to the International Space Station of astronauts from NASA, ESA, Brazil, South Korea, Malaysia, as well as space tourists on board the Russian manned Soyuz spacecraft. 

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 30 August – 5 September 2021

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Orbital Gateway Consulting we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 30 August - 5 September 2021”. A special shout-out to our friends at SpaceWatch.Global,

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Space Café Scotland Recap by Angela Mathis: Inclusive Space is Scotland’s Goal

Space Café Scotland Angela Mathis and her guests Kenzie Young, fresh from the Scottish Space School this summer, and Mick O’Connor, Programme Director at Prestwick Spaceport - explore the challenges and some local initiatives to achieve inclusion. How to help people feel they can be included in Scotland’s Space journey.

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ESA Council agrees on Ariane 6, Vega-C, and options for new launchers

The ESA Member States have agreed on Europe´s exploitation of the new Ariane 6 and Vega-C launchers and its future space transportation options, the European Space Agency (ESA) said. The agreement frames the conditions for Europe’s exploitation of Ariane 6 and Vega-C and requests ESA “to propose a roadmap for new and innovative space transportation solutions”, ESA said.

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