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ClearSpace-1 damaged by space debris?

A satellite especially built to clear orbital debris has possibly been damaged by space debris. The European Space Agency (ESA) procured the Clearspace-1 mission as a service from the Swiss start-up ClearSpace in order to demonstrate the orbital technologies needed for debris removal and as a first step to establishing a new, sustainable and striving […]

August 26, 2023By Chris Forrester

Sweden, Colombia link on space activity

Sweden’s Space Corp (SSC) and the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with the government of Colombia regarding joint space activities. The aim includes the establishment of a Colombia Space Agency. The agreement aims to strengthen Colombia’s ambitions to develop its national space program, with the help of Swedish […]

June 16, 2023By Chris Forrester

UK puts £50m into space R&D

The UK’s Space Agency is making available £50 million (€57.5m) into space-related R&D. The cash will match individual businesses and their own investment in infrastructure projects. Would-be recipients have to apply by July 5th, and applications are now open. The Agency says that 55 per cent of the cash will be awarded to companies outside […]

May 26, 2023By Chris Forrester