ICT Spring - 2022

Space Sustainability

EU Council adopts conclusions on Copernicus and space traffic management

EU ministers responsible for space adopted conclusions on the ‘Copernicus by 2035’ and on the ‘EU approach to space traffic management’ programmes, The EU Council reported. The two sets of conclusions provide political guidance and strengthen the EU’s common position on space traffic management.

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France signs Artemis Accords

The president of the French Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) space agency, Philippe Baptiste, signed the Artemis Accords on behalf of the country, affirming its commitment to sustainable space exploration by following a common set of principles.  France agreed to promote the beneficial use of space for all of humanity prior to celebrating CNES’ 60th anniversary.

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Space4Impact joins Showcase 2030

The Tech4Impact Showcase 2030 is coming back for its third edition between 13th – 14th June and Space4Impact is joining the program with a half-day session on space. As the biggest sustainability summit in Switzerland, Showcase 2030 brings together leading actors of the impact ecosystem for two days of inspiration, action, and networking at EPFL’s SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne.

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Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Adnan Al Muhairi – Why Next Gen? – The Thuraya Programme Recap

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Adnan Al Muhairi - Why Next Gen? - The Thuraya Programme” took place on Tuesday, 31st May. Adnan Al Muhairi is the Chief Technology Officer of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), and has had a distinguished career in the space industry.

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Space for Business – Module 2 in Carcavelos – Day 4

The rain cleared up in time for a small group of space nerds to say goodbye to the coastline of Carcavelos and get on a bus to drive to Lisbon. Today, on the final day of module 1, we had the honor of visiting Deimos and Luso Space. Deimos Engenharia has been delivering advanced design solutions and turn-key space software systems since 2002.

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Space for Business – Module 2 in Carcavelos – Day 3

After an early morning swim in the waves of Carcavelos beach, I was ready for a day learning about venture capital, team management, and of course my favourite topic - sustainability. The first presentation discussed the issues arising from the “space bubble” and the mindset switch needed in order to incorporate ‘business thinking’ in the space sector.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Christie Iacomini

In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Christie Iacomini, Vice President of Engineering at Prime Movers Lab 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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Register Today For Our Space Café “33 minutes with Dr. Deganit Paikowsky” On 21 June 2022

This Space Café WebTalk will feature Dr. Deganit Paikowsky, Faculty at the Department of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. Evolution of the concept of a Space Club by the space powers

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#SpaceWatchGL Column: Space for Business – Module 2 in Carcavelos – Day 2

Our second day ended in a bustling rooftop bar in Lisbon, overlooking the city, the Castle of Sao Jorge on full display. Looking around at the group, there were happy faces all around, stomachs full of wonderful seafood - because that's the thing to eat in Portugal! Day 2 of the course started with a presentation from Manuel Heitor

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