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Egypt Opens Astronaut Selection Competition In Middle East Human Spaceflight Rush

The head of the Egyptian Space Agency, Mohammed el-Qousy, announced on 25 December 2019 that the agency will launch a nationwide, six-year long competition to select Egypt’s first astronaut. Addressing a delegation of the Education and Scientific Research Committee of the Egyptian House of Representatives, el-Qousy said that the selection …

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U.S. Space Command Expands Alliances Through Multinational Operations

National security in the space domain continues to expand its operational coordination and capabilities between the U.S. Space Command and allied nations. A multi-national space force, a strategic defense partnership between several nations including the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, operate together at the Combined Space Operations …

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UK Creates Virtual Satellite Data Centre In Fight Against Climate Change

UK Ministers announced on 30 December 2019 backing for ground-breaking research analysing satellite images that will better predict the future impact of climate change in towns and cities and inform future government action. A new £5 million satellite data centre involving the Universities of Edinburgh and Leeds will use cutting-edge …

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5th PSSI Space Security Conference Summary Report is online

We are pleased to pass along the 5th PSSI Space Security Conference Summary Report that was just released. The gathering, entitled “Evolution of the Counterspace Threat and Strengthening of International Space Partnerships”, was convened in Prague on June 9-11, 2019 in partnership with Japan’s Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center (CSICE), the …

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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: André Rypl of UN COPUOS

SpaceWatch.Global recently caught up with Andre Rypl, Chair of the 62nd session of the UN COPUOS, to get an update on the 21 Guidelines for the Long-Term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities. Thank-you for the opportunity to provide some background information and details on the 21 Guidelines for the Long-Term …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – by Carla Sharpe

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Carla Sharpe of South African Radio Astronomy Observatory. by Carla Sharpe National governments require significant amounts of information in order to make real …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – The 2020s – Challenges And Risks In Space – By Dr. Malcolm Davis

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Dr. Malcolm Davis of  The Australian Strategic Policy Institute. By Dr. Malcolm Davis With 2019 approaching its end, looking ahead to the 2020s, …

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Étienne Schneider, Architect Of Luxembourg’s Space Sector, To Step Down In February 2020

The architect and political force behind Luxembourg’s burgeoning space scene, Deputy Prime Minister Étienne Schneider, has announced his intention to step down from his government position effective 4 February 2020, according to reports in the Luxembourg press. Schneider has exerted an outsized influence in establishing Luxembourg not only as a …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – by Dr. Moriba Jah

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Dr. Moriba Jah of The University of Texas. by Dr. Moriba Jah The year began with the 29th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: My 2019 in a review – Great Power Politics and Global Governance by Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan of Observer Research Foundation. by Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan This has been an exciting year for me in a …

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