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The daily space intelligence and analysis that global space industry leaders and experts depend on. Published each weekday, this program also includes interviews with a wide spectrum of experts from industry, academia, and research organizations all over the world. Visit us to learn more at https://space.n2k.com/

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The daily space intelligence and analysis that global space industry leaders and experts depend on. Published each weekday, this program also includes interviews with a wide spectrum of experts from industry, academia, and research organizations all over the world. Visit us to learn more at https://space.n2k.com/

    Hello, Beijing? What’s going on up there?

    Hello, Beijing? What’s going on up there?

    The US Space Force wants a hotline with China to prevent crises in space. Chinese commercial company Space Circling raises $13.9 million in a Series A funding round. Intuitive Machines’ Odysseus lunar lander is scheduled to touchdown on the moon tomorrow, February 22, at 1649 CST, and more.
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    T-Minus Guest
    Our guest today is former NASA Astronaut Trainer and Author, Debbie Ramos Trainor. 
    You can connect with Debbie on LinkedIn and find out more about “Tortillas to Astronauts: An Unexpected Journey” on Goodreads.
    Selected Reading
    Space Force: We need a hotline to China - Defense One
    Space Circling Secures $13.9 Million in Series A Funding to Revolutionize China's Commercial Space Industry
    Lunar company Intuitive Machines' stock surges 50% to trade above SPAC debut price
    IM-1 | Intuitive Machines 
    Fly the Lightning - Firefly Aerospace
    U.S., Partner Nations Strengthen Space Interoperability During Global Sentinel
    Hughes Selected to Provide Modems and Multi-Orbit Auto-PACE Solution in Support of SES Space & Defense's US Air Force DEUCSI Program
    Space Tango Selected by NASA for Key Role in Artemis II Mission
    Spire Global Awarded €8.4M by the European Maritime Safety Agency for Provision of SAT-AIS Data Services
    ClearSpace secures another UK contract to develop refuelling capabilities
    Tamil Nadu's Space Industrial and Propellant Park: A New Era of Aerospace Achievement
    Skyroot Aerospace launches Kalpana fellowship for women interested in space tech
    Exposure to Role Models is Essential for Girl Students to Join Space Sector
    SpaceX Senior Vice President Tom Ochinero is leaving the company in a rare high-level departure
    How Elon Musk's SpaceX was boosted in Indonesia by a Chinese rocket failure | Reuters
    Authentic STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION Captain's Chair Heads to Propstore Auction in March 
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    • 32 min
    The rise of the goddess of strife and discord.

    The rise of the goddess of strife and discord.

    Australia-based space services company Gilmour Space raises $55 million Australian dollars, in a Series D round. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched the second H3 rocket on February 17. Astroscale launched its commercial debris inspection demonstration satellite ADRAS-J, from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand, and more.
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    T-Minus Guest
    Our guest today is Sarvesh Garimella, Chief Scientist and CTO at MyRadar
    You can connect with Sarvesh on LinkedIn and learn more about MyRadar on their website.
    Selected Reading
    Fresh capital fuels Queensland’s space race as Gilmour eyes launch
    JAXA | Launch Result of the second H3 Launch Vehicle (H3TF2)
    Astroscale Successfully Launches World’s First Debris Inspection Spacecraft, ADRAS-J
    United Nations agrees to address impact of satellite constellations on astronomy | ESO
    Varda Space Industries Update 3 on Vardas W-1 Mission
    Sateliot achieved “HELLO WORLD” on NTN 5G, integrating with KSAT and AWS
    Big, doomed satellite seen from space as it tumbles towards a fiery reentry on Feb. 21 (photos)
    Science and technology projects wanted for potential UK mission with Axiom Space - GOV.UK
    Thales Alenia Space launches MARSBalloon to offer students the chance to fly experiments and test technologies that could one day be destined for Mars
    How a new space race could be harming the Earth’s atmosphere | PBS News Weekend
    Disney star turned space CEO: Bridgit Mendler launches satellite data startup backed by major VCs
    Roscosmos seeks to obscure bidding process to evade US sanctions
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    • 28 min
    AWS in Orbit: Leveraging generative AI to do more at the rugged space edge with AWS.

    AWS in Orbit: Leveraging generative AI to do more at the rugged space edge with AWS.

    Kathy O’Donnell is the leader of Space Solutions Architecture for AWS Aerospace and Satellite. In this extended conversation, we dive into how AWS is supporting generative AI in the space domain. She walks us through some incredible case studies with AWS customers who are using generative AI and space technologies to improve life here on Earth.
    Learn more about generative AI use cases for space at AWS re:Invent.
    AWS in Orbit is a podcast collaboration between N2K Networks and AWS to offer listeners an in-depth look at the transformative intersection of cloud computing, space technologies, and generative AI. You can learn more about AWS in Orbit at space.n2k.com/aws.
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    Selected Reading
    AWS successfully runs AWS compute and machine learning services on an orbiting satellite in a first-of-its kind space experiment | AWS Public Sector Blog
    AWS re:Invent 2022 - Accelerate Geospatial ML with Amazon SageMaker (AER204) 
    AWS re:Invent 2023
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    • 40 min
    Antarctica, the Moon and beyond with Daniel Fox.

    Antarctica, the Moon and beyond with Daniel Fox.

    With the mainstream media focusing on why we shouldn’t go to Antarctica, why we should not go to the Moon and why we should not venture beyond Earth, Daniel Fox takes us through the compelling case of why we should connect and feel places that were once only reachable through the sheer endurance of suffering.
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    • 32 min
    Uruguay joins the Artemis Accords.

    Uruguay joins the Artemis Accords.

    The Artemis Accords now have 36 signatories, with Uruguay joining the space exploration cooperation agreement. Viasat wraps up installing satellite communications on a US Navy Military Sealift Command ship, marking a milestone in their 10-year contract.  Iridium has reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2023 and issued its full-year 2024 guidance, and more.
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    T-Minus Guest
    Our guest is Daniel Fox, CEO and Founder of The Future of Space.
    You can connect with Daniel on LinkedIn and sign up for his Future of Space newsletter.
    Selected Reading
    NASA Welcomes Uruguay Foreign Minister for Artemis Accords Signing
    Viasat Announces First U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command Ship Installation
    Iridium Announces 2023 Results; Company Issues 2024 Outlook
    In-Space Missions awarded further UK Space Agency funding for Faraday Dragon
    China eyes May 2024 launch for 1st-ever lunar sample-return mission to moon's far side- Space
    Watch Japan launch its H3 rocket on return-to-flight mission tonight- Space
    Rocket company inks MOU with Equatorial Launch Australia with plans to launch from Arnhem Space Centre as demand for launch in ‘Asia’s launch site of choice’ grows
    AU Executive Council Appoints Dr Tidiane Ouattara as the President of the African Space Council- Space in Africa
    Google to share oil and gas methane leaks spotted from space- Reuters 
    Martians Wanted: NASA Opens Call for Simulated Yearlong Mars Mission
    Long Beach hosting space industry job fair to snap up talent after NASA lab layoffs
    We Have Liftoff EagleCam Successfully Launches into Space Bound for the Moon- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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    • 30 min
    An ode to Odie.

    An ode to Odie.

    Intuitive Machines’ IM-1 mission Nova-C class lunar lander has launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and is heading to the Moon. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Space Development Agency (SDA) confirmed the successful launch of six satellites to low-Earth orbit by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Varda has received long-awaited approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to bring its first spacecraft W-1 back to earth, and more.
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    T-Minus Guest
    Our guest today is Dr Yarin Eski, Associate Professor in Public Administration at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 
    You can connect with Yarin on LinkedIn and learn more about his work at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on their website. 
    Selected Reading
    IM-1 Mission Nova-C Lunar Lander Successfully Enroute to the Moon Following its launch on SpaceX’s Falcon 9
    MDA, SDA Confirm Successful Launch of the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor and Tranche 0 Satellites- U.S. Department of Defense
    US Space Force Cancels Northrop’s Multibillion-Dollar Military Satellite - Bloomberg
    An update on Varda’s W-1 Mission
    BlueHalo and Eqlipse Technologies Combine to Create Global Defense Technology Leader
    Vast selects Addvalue for Haven-1 Space Station Connectivity
    Millennium Space Systems Awards Contract to Voyager Space to Build Star Trackers
    New funding ensures UK role in global exploration to the Moon, Mars and Venus - GOV.UK
    Thales Alenia Space will provide communication equipment to NASA’s NEO Surveyor mission
    Russia launches a Valentine's Day Progress supply ship to the ISS-  Space
    Russia National Security Threat: Everything We Know About Space Rumors
    Water found on the surface of an asteroid for the 1st time ever
    Are we about to find out the moon's origin? Japan's space agency says it may now have clues
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    • 30 min

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