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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: An Orbital Razrusheniye

Near-earth space is a finite resource lacking in holistic management and traffic coordination, becoming increasingly congested with objects, dead and alive, that threaten the safety of satellites that do things we all care about and need, as well as crewed space missions. These space-based services include, inter alia, position, navigation, timing, financial transactions, ...

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Space Café WebTalk with Dr. Mathias Link: Luxembourg and the space resources of the future

During this week’s Space Café, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening caught up with the Director of European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC)  and Director for International Affairs & SpaceResources.lu at the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) Dr. Mathias Link.

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Launch of Space Arbitration Association

Today is the launch of the Space Arbitration Association, an association that will focus on providing information and organizing events around the topics of space and international arbitration. The last few years have seen a dramatic increase in space activities, which are expanding not only into new fields such as space tourism but also increasingly involve commercial actors.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Russia’s attack on its own satellite is reckless and endangers us all

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Prof. Ram Jakhu, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. This is “Russia’s attack on its own satellite is reckless and endangers us all”, originally published 18 November 2021 at The Conversation.

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The Space Cafe Podcast #041: Stewart Bain, NorthStar Earth & Space and why our planet needs an image upgrade

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 41st episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast #041: Stewart Bain, NorthStar Earth & Space and why our planet needs an image upgrade. Episode 041 features a special guest Stewart Bain. Cop26 in Glasgow did not manage to deliver the big hit that many would have expected.

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 15 – 21 November

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 15-21 November 2021”. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Dongfang Hour China Aero/Space News Roundup! A special shout-out to our friends at SpaceWatch.Global,

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang Hour China Aerospace News Roundup 15 – 21 November

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 15-21 November 2021”. Hello and welcome to another episode of the Dongfang Hour China Aero/Space News Roundup! A special shout-out to our friends at SpaceWatch.Global,

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ESA members define space “accelerators” and “inspirators”

The member states of the European Space Agency (ESA) want to “accelerate the use of space in Europe to tackle the urgent and unprecedented societal, economic and security challenges faced by Europe and its citizens,” ESA said after a meeting of the countries´ ministers in charge of space in Matosinhos, Portugal.

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Space Café WebTalk with Prof Pascale Ehrenfreund Live from Bremen: No ivory tower in sight

During this week’s live Space Café hosted in Bremen, Northern Germany, SpaceWatch.Global Publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund, the President of both the International Space University and the International Astronautical Federation and Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs at George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute.

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