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Karman Project and MSRO to Host Karman Week 2023 in Maldives

The Karman Project is partnering with the Maldives Space Research Organization (MSRO) and Six Senses Laamu to organize the Karman Week 2023 from November 1st to 5th, 2023. The annual Fellowship Week will feature 15 global space leaders and will consequently mark an important milestone in the Maldives' journey towards establishing a first national space ecosystem.

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2nd German Space Congress – Interview with Alexander Reinhardt, BDLI

The 2nd German Space Congress, organized by BDI, is on its way today in Berlin, Germany. Our Publisher, Torsten Kriening spoke with Alexander Reinhardt, the new Head of the BDLI in Germany about his vision, the increase of outreach and the support of the space sector in Germany. Stay tuned for further updates.

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2nd German Space Congress – the evening before

We are almost there! The 2nd German Space Congress #Weltraumkongress is about to start in a few hours. But before, time to set up. Tomorrow I will report about the event, will offer you interviews, and I will have the pleasure of hosting the sustainability panel with my esteemed guests, Stephanie Deml, Ingo BAUMANN, Ernst K. Pfeiffer, Christopher Kebschull, and Christian Schmierer! I am looking forward to seeing many of you tomorrow. Enjoy Berlin!

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Euroconsult and ICEYE to lead AEGIS² Consortium

Euroconsult and ICEYE will lead an Earth Observation (EO) consortium that results from a recent request by the European Commission for feasibility study proposals exploring the best way to implement a future satellite-enabled Earth-Observation service for government-authorized users at EU and EU Member States .

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ESA Satellites observe Antarctic Ice shrinking

A European Space Agency (ESA) - funded study has reported the state of Antarctica's ice shelves, relying on information from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 and ESA’s CryoSat satellite missions. The study, which has been published in the journal Science Advances, is based on 100,000 satellite radar images to produce a major assessment of the ‘state of the health’ of Antarctica’s ice shelves.

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The Space Café Podcast #91: Bridging Science and Indigenous Knowledge with Dr Laurie Rousseau-Nepton, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics University of Toronto

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Café Podcast #91: Bridging Science and Indigenous Knowledge with Dr Laurie Rousseau-Nepton, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto. Episode 091 features special guests: Dr Laurie Rousseau-Nepton. In this episode, host Markus unravels an enriching conversation with Laurie Rousseau-Nepton a scientist and indigenous advocate, whose life's work interweaves her science, cultural roots and a strong passion for astronomy. The dialogue unfolds Laurie's unique perspective on education, tradition, and our relationship with the cosmos.

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Space Café Scotland by Angela Mathis – Enabling and protecting Satellite Services, the ultimate insurance frontier?

Our Space Café Scotland by Angela Mathis took place on Friday, 29th Sep 2023. Angela Mathis, CEO of ThinkTank Maths was joined by Denis Bensoussan of Lloyds Insurance, Beazley. Evolution of space industry insurance. A new space age emerges with myriads small satellites in low Earth orbit, accessible to thousands of companies and individuals. Asset protection for space activities is unique due to specific risk profiles and management considerations.

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Space Café Radio – Andoya Space Special – with Ketil Olsen

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Ketil Olsen, CEO of Andoya Space. This episode was recorded 300 km north of the Arctic Circle on Andoya island during the presentation and the handover of the strategic framework for the spaceport Norway. Strategic framework means the potential development and opportunities that the spaceport will bring, from space business and an innovation hub to tourism, housing, and connectivity for the island and the region.

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FCC Takes First Space Debris Enforcement Action

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The Federal Communication Commission (FCC)’s Enforcement Bureau has announced a settlement of its investigation into DISH for failure to properly deorbit its EchoStar-7 satellite. This marks a first in space debris enforcement by the Commission. The settlement includes an admission of liability from the company and an agreement to adhere to a compliance plan and pay a penalty of $150,000.

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Space Café Radio – from WSBW 2023 – with Stewart Bain

In this episode of Space Café Radio, SpaceWatch.Global’s publisher Torsten Kriening, has an insightful conversation with Stewart Bain, Founder and CEO of NorthStar Earth and Space, during Euroconsult's 26th World Satellite Business Week in Paris.

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