Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Amna Al Owais - Courts of Space: A Conversation about Dispute Resolution” took place on Tuesday, 17th May. Al Owais is currently the Chief Registrar of the DIFC Courts and oversees operations and quality management, supervising the Courts’ Judicial Officers and Registry personnel, as well as the delivery of a comprehensive suite of court public services.Read More »
In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Dr. Charlotte Bewick, Head of Scientific Missions Department, Directorate of Predevelopment, Space System Studies and Proposals at OHB Systems AG 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.Read More »
Several pieces of suspected space debris fell onto the rural parts of western India, Indian media reported. The time of the incident suggests these could be Chinese rocket parts re-entering Earth’s atmosphere. The objects crashed into the ground in Gujarat within a 15-km radius, accompanied by a loud noise.Read More »
Australian in-space transportation and logistics startup Space Machines Company (SMC), announced it has secured SpaceX as a launch provider to carry its Optimus Orbital Transfer Vehicle (OTV) to space as part of its April 2023 rideshare mission. The mission will demonstrate the 270-kg Optimus OTV’s in-space logistics services and reinforce SMC’s role as a last-mile delivery services provider.Read More »
Cooperation in the spheres of defense, intelligence, and trade is a useful indicator of geopolitical alignments. If this statement is true, then the cooperation in emerging subsectors of the same gives a much clearer picture of how the geopolitical alignments will shape in the future. In April 2022, India and the USA signed the bilateral Space Situational Agreement (SSARead More »
State Secretary Martina Hirayama and Joseph Aschbacher, Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between Switzerland and ESA establishing a joint Centre of Excellence at the Paul-Scherrer Institute in Villigen, Switzerland, ESA said.Read More »
Space Café Germany by Andreas Schepers Recap: Holger Krag- we don’t need to conduct research anymore, we need to act!
In April 2022, ESA's new Center for Space Safety was opened in Darmstadt. Andreas Schepers spoke with Dr. Holger Krag, Head of ESA's Space Security Program, about the ESA program and the tasks of the new center. At the beginning of the interview, Krag explains the ESA program and outlines the three areas of space weather, asteroid defense and space debris.Read More »
In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Jim Bridenstine, Senior Advisor at Acorn Growth Companies, former NASA Administrator and US Congressman 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 spaceRead More »
Sustainable in-orbit services company ClearSpace, is joining the Net Zero Space initiative launched by the Paris Peace Forum to avoid generating and actively remove debris from orbit, the company said. The program brings major industry players together to ensure safe and sustainable space operations.Read More »
The Space Cafe Podcast #054: Ane Aanesland, CEO of ThrustMe – A life between new propulsion technologies and Arctic adventures.
SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Cafe Podcast #54 Ane Aanesland, CEO of ThrustMe. A life between new propulsion technologies and Arctic adventures. Ane Aanesland's company ThrustMe single-handedly developed a revolutionary iodine-based propulsion system that even NASA cut its teeth on and shelved decades ago. Ane would have loved to fly it with ESA or the Americans.Read More »