ICT Spring - 2022

Space Sustainability

Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Krystal Azelton – The Urgency Of Ensuring Sustainability in Space Recap

Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Krystal Azelton - The Urgency Of Ensuring Sustainability in Space” took place on Tuesday, 24th May. Krystal Azelton is a Director of Space Applications Programs at Secure World Foundation and has over 10 years of international and domestic space, public policy,

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Space Café Recap: “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” #9

In the latest Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, Host Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor of International Law at Western Sydney University, Sydney and Professorial Fellow at Bond University, Australia, and Co-Host Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, welcomed Ranjana Kaul and Kai-Uwe Schrogl at a wonderful picnic at the India Gate in Delhi, India.

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OneWeb and Astroscale partner to launch space junk servicer ELSA-M  

OneWeb and Astroscale announced that together they will seek to safeguard the satellite economy with new spacecraft technology, ELSA-M, enabled by an investment of €14.8 million. Astroscale’s ELSA-M demonstrator launch is scheduled for the end of 2024, with plans to deliver a debris removal service to satellite operators.

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The Space Cafe Podcast #055: Moriba Jah, Privateer – Clean up minds to clean up space

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Cafe Podcast #55 Moriba Jah, Privateer - Clean up minds to clean up space. Episode 055 features a special guest: Moriba Jah. Moriba Jah is a tireless fighter for a space without the junk. Every day though his visions threaten to become more distant.

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Space Café WebTalk 33 minutes with Amna Al Owais – Courts of Space: A Conversation about Dispute Resolution Recap

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. 

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Charlotte Bewick

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.

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Space Machines secures launch services 
deal with SpaceX

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. 

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: India and US have signed a Space Situational Awareness Agreement: So, What?

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 (SSA

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