SpaceTalks 4.0 - 2024

Policy and Law

Saudi Arabia joins the Artemis Accords

Saudi Arabia is the newest country to join the Artemis Accords, demonstrating its commitment to sustainable space exploration for the benefit of all mankind guided by a common set of principles, NASA said. The Accords was signed by the CEO of the Saudi Space Commission, Mohammed bin Saud Al-Tamimi, on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Oeiras, Portugal for SSP22 – with Hugo André Costa

SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Young Global Talents Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Hugo André Costa, member of the Board of Directors at Portuguese Space Agency, in the first week of the Space Studies Program (SSP22) of the International Space University (ISU).

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Bonn – with Simonetta Cheli

In this Space Café Radio, SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Young Global Talents Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Simonetta Cheli, Director of Earth Observation Programmes and Head of ESRIN (D/EOP) at the Living Planet Symposium in Bonn.

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Space Café Radio – with Peggy Hollinger of Financial Times

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Peggy Hollinger, international business editor for the Financial Times a few days after the FT Live Event "Invest in Space" about the conference, investment in space, a live call from the ISS, the situation at the ISS during the war times and about our sustainable future in space.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Srinivas Setty

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Srinivas Setty, Head of SSA/SST/STM at GMV GmbH, Wessling/Germany, 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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Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Dr Deganit Paikowsky – Evolution of the concept of a Space Club by the space powers Recap

Our Space Cafe WebTalk “33 minutes with Dr Deganit Paikowsky - Evolution of the concept of a Space Club by the space powers” took place on Tuesday, 21st June. Dr Deganit Paikowsky is experienced in the interface and interrelations between world politics and technological domains, specializing in space, cyber- and emerging technologies. She combines academic research with hands-on experience.

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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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