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ESOA accepts international members and changes name to GSOA

Chief Executives of leading satellite operators announced that the EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA) is now going to include satellite operators from all over the world. To reflect this, the Association is changing its name to Global Satellite Operators’ Association (GSOA). 

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ESA and GomSpace implement Scout-1 climate mission

The space system startup GomSpace and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a contract for the ESA SCOUT Earth Observation mission to be launched in 2024. The contract value is € 24 million, GomSpace said. The mission will consist of three 12U cubesats and will become the first “climate mission” of its kind, GomSpace said.

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Space Café Canada by Dr. Jessica West Recap: Anti-satellite weapon testing and the crisis of space debris

During the fourth Space Café Canada event, host Jessica West of Project Ploughshares sat down with astronomer Aaron Boley and legal expert Michael Byers, Co-Directors of the Outer Space Institute at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Dr. Aaron Boley holds the Canada Research Chair in Planetary Astronomy at UBC. His research explores a wide range of topics,

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Recent Russian ASAT, Opinion vs Conjecture

The recent op-ed is an opinion piece, the opinions of the authors. As principals in these operations, their opinions are different than those who operate satellites. We will always be able to launch and retrieve satellites. Space is a finite resource only in the sense that our actions establish an equilibrium with a relatively fixed number of satellites.

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Register Today For Our Space Café “Moriba’s Vox Populi” On 9 December 2021

In honour of this sacred experience and all of you who know me and have enrolled in this global vision, I, Moriba Jah have partnered with SpaceWatch.Global to run an exciting Space Café series: Moriba’s Vox Populi (Latin for “the people’s voice”) where I intend to choose topics of relevance to space safety, security, and sustainability

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Space Café Recap: “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” #6

In the latest Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, Steven Freeland and Torsten Kriening welcomed  Joanne Wheeler and Ram Jakhu at the wonderful and historic ‘Press Café in London. Over Danish pastries, cookies, croissants and coffee, the panellists, along with a fantastic audience, engaged in a revealing and insightful discussion dealing with many legal issues

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The next German Government’s draft Coalition Agreement – Direct references to space

The three political parties most likely to form the German government for the next four years - Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Alliance 90/The Greens), Freie Demokratische Partei (Free Democratic Party) - published their draft Coalition Agreement

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Space Café Radio: On Tour in Bremen – Nickie Finnegan, Skyrora

In this Space Café Radio – on tour in Bremen, SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Nickie Finnegan, Business Communications Officer at Skyrora Ltd. They talked about COP26, eco-friendly rocket fuel and the status of Skyroras launcher developments, the Space Tech Expo in Bremen and the feeling of meeting people face to face. 

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