TOP STORIES: May 2021
Each month we round up some of the top stories in space, entrepreneurship, innovation, finance and technology.
Here’s our round-up for May:
Europe plans sat-nav and telecoms network at the Moon
The European Space Agency is proposing a precise navigation system at the Moon, much like the sat-nav technology we have here on Earth. Find out more.
FROM ORBIT TO SOIL: How Earth Observation Can Help Achieve the European Green Deal
As the EU aspires to lead climate mitigation in the face of global warming, it is critical that action be informed by reliable and accurate data. Thanks to unprecedented technological innovations, data now allows decision-makers to identify risks, tailor policy response and resource allocation, monitor progress and identify trends. Read more at SpaceWatch Global.
EU sees conflict of interest with Eutelsat’s investment in OneWeb
Eutelsat’s investment in OneWeb may be incompatible with continued participation in the European Union’s proposed satellite broadband constellation, an EU official warned.
Virgin Galactic takes another leap towards space tourism
Virgin Galactic this month completed its third spaceflight and the first ever spaceflight from Spaceport America, New Mexico. Read more at Virgin Galactic.
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