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Women in Space

Space Café Radio – on tour in Prague – with Carine Claeys

In this Space Café Radio - SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Carine Claeys, during the 6th Space Security Conference, held in Prague between the 19th and the 22nd of June 2022. Dr. Carine Clayes is the EU Special Envoy for Space in the European External Action Service (EEAS).

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Space Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal – with Dr. Niamh Shaw

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Young Global Talents Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Dr. Niamh Shaw, Irish award-winning communicator, writer and explorer of space activities, in the first week of the Space Studies Program (SSP22) of the International Space University (ISU).

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Space Café Radio – Artemis I Episode IV – with Kerry Timmons

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Café Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Kerry Timmons, Systems Engineering Manager on the Orion program at Lockheed Martin. In this episode, Kerry discusses the Orion spacecraft that will take astronauts to the moon and back to Earth. In this episode, Kerry discusses the Orion spacecraft that will take astronauts to the moon and back to Earth.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: The Relationship Between Space Food & Inclusivity

What is the easier way to make someone love you? According to many cultures, "the way to  someone's heart is through their stomach". This proverb reflects how much value humans assign to food. While the saying's use takes a somewhat comical tone, there are truths in it that can be applied toward making the space sector more inclusive.

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Space Café Radio – on tour in London – with Temi Shogelola

In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Café Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Temi Shogelola, Space Sustainability Lead at the UK Space Agency, at the 4th Secure World Foundation Summit in London on June 22-23. At the summit, Temi gives her perspective and opinion on the needs of the space domain to implement policies to further space sustainability.

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Harris wants US Space Council to tackle climate crisis

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris charged the National Space Council to focus on the rules and norms governing space, leveraging space to tackle the climate crisis, and building a diverse space and STEM workforce, NASA said. The agency also announced a “strategic, first-of-its-kind partnership" with the European Space Agency (ESA) to observe Earth, its climate and changing environment.

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Anna Christmann named German aerospace coordinator

The new German government has nominated Anna Christmann from Bündnis 90/Die Grünen as Coordinator of the Federal Government for German Aerospace. She succeeds Thomas Jarzombek from Düsseldorf, member of Bundestag since 2009 for the christian democrats CDU. The German aerospace coordinator sits within the Ministry of Economy and Climate Protection in Berlin.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Skyrora encourages girls and women to reach for the stars and find career in aerospace

SINCE Yuri Gagarin’s maiden trip into space 60 years ago the aerospace industry has been largely dominated by men. Men are, on average are paid £11k more than women. The mean and median salaries for women are £41k and £35k respectively. For men, they are £52k and £45k. This gap widens with age and seniority1.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Moonwalking, When other worlds belong to women

SpaceWatch.Global has been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. This is an extract of “Moonwalking, When other worlds belong to women”, originally published 2 November 2021 in Griffith Review 74: Escape Routes by Alice Gorman. WHAT WILL IT mean for a woman to set foot on the Moon, a world whose human landscape has so far been shaped largely by men?

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