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Women in Space

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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Space Café WebTalk with Lynette Tan Recap: Meet the trailblazer who is putting Singapore on the space map

After a much-deserved summer break, during this week’s Space Café, SpaceWatch.Global publisher, Torsten Kriening caught up with Chief Executive of Singapore Space & Technology and “this century’s role model for space”, Lynette Tan to talk about Singapore’s role in space and her company’s commercial vision.

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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Looking for a Few Good Operators: Opportunities for Space Force to Fulfil the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Joint Air Power Competence Centre, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Looking for a Few Good Operators: Oppurtunnities for Space Force to Fulfil the Women, Peace and Security agenda” by Dr Kyleanne Hunter, originally published on the Joint Air Power Competence Centre website.

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