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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.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in Lausanne – with Jim Bridenstine

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 space

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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.

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Space Café Canada by Dr. Jessica West Recap: Countdown to liftoff: The first Canadian spaceport under development

During the sixth Space Café Canada event on April 29, 2022, host Jessica West sat down with Stephen Matier, President and CEO of Maritime Launch Services and Spaceport Nova Scotia, Canada’s first commercial space launch complex. In contrast to most other spaceports around the world, Spaceport Nova Scotia is intended to be fully commercial.

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Vyoma partners with Atos to improve satellite safety

Vyoma, a space startup aiming to make space safer, has partnered with Atos Germany to help improve the safety of satellites in orbit, Vyoma said. The firm will bring its innovative solution for tracking space objects while Atos will share its secure data management system. Due to this cooperation, satellite operators will have a more effective way of avoiding collisions and manoeuvring.

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Space Café Scotland by Angela Mathis Recap: Building a Spaceport is More Difficult Than Building a Rocket

The year’s second Space Café Scotland by Angela Mathis - Building a Spaceport is More Difficult Than Building a Rocket took place on Thursday, 28th February interviewing Frank Strang, CEO of SaxaVord Space Port. Strang trained as a Physical Education teacher at The Scottish School of Physical Education in Glasgow, Jordan Hill College.

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Rocket Lab successfully catches booster returning from space with helicopter

Rocket Lab has successfully deployed 34 satellites to orbit during its “There And Back Again” mission, which also included a mid-air capture of the Electron booster with a helicopter for the first time. This was the company’s 26th Electron mission. Rocket Lab has deployed a total of 146 satellites to orbit with the launch vehicle so far.

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Astrocast joins the ‘Net Zero Space’ initiative

Global nanosatellite IoT network Astrocast, announced it joined the ‘Net Zero Space’ initiative, set up by the Paris Peace Forum with the aim of achieving sustainable use of outer space for the benefit of humankind by 2030.  The initiative is focused on addressing the issue of increasing space debris by uniting the private sector, civil society, academia, public authorities and regulators.

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