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Space Cafe Radio brings our talks, our interviews, our impressions to you. In this format, you will hear conversations or the entire team of SpaceWatchers while being out on the road. Each show will have a specific topic, unique content and a very personal touch. Enjoy the show format and let us know your input to radio@spacewatch.global .

Space Cafè Radio - on tour in Prague - with Dr. Namrata Goswami
Sep 29 2022
Space Cafè Radio - on tour in Prague - with Dr. Namrata Goswami
In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Cafè Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Dr. Namrata Goswami, an independent scholar on space policy and Great Power Politics. Dr. Goswami  is a Faculty Associate at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University. She is also a consultant for Space Fund Intelligence and a guest lecturer at the seminar on “India Today: Economics, Politics, Innovation & Sustainability”.  Emma met Namrata during the 6th PSSI Space Security Conference, held in Prague from the 19th to the 21st of June 2022.  Together, they discussed about the  rise of China's Space program, their strategic view of the Moon, their alliance with Russia and what the US could and should do to remain in a position of advantage. Here some highlights of the interview:0:00 Space Cafe Radio - on tour in Prague - with Namrata Goswami1:09 China's Strategic Culture and its implication for Space2:12 China's Three Pillars: Space, AI and Robotics5:01 China's 2015 change of leadership: from technocracy to militar supremacy7:16 China's Moon Conquest: a different mindset8:21 China's Compellence Policy10:11 China and Russia Strategic Partnership Space Cafè Radio brings you talks, interviews and reports from the team of SpaceWatchers while out on the road. Each episode has a specific topic, unique content and a personal touch. Enjoy the show and let us know your thoughts at radio@spacewatch.global!You can find more episodes of our Space Café Mini-series - Space Café Radio - on tour in Prague - here:Space Café Radio – on tour in Prague - with Joe DoddSpace Café Radio - on tour in Prague - with Pascal FaucherSpace Café Radio - on tour in Prague - with Carine Claeys
Space Café Radio - PSSI's Space Security Series ep.2 - with Michael Traut
Sep 26 2022
Space Café Radio - PSSI's Space Security Series ep.2 - with Michael Traut
The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI), has the pleasure to present Space Cafè Radio - PSSI Space Security Mini-Series, a radio series focused on allied preparedness to face the rapidly changing space domain. PSSI is a non-profit non-governmental public policy organisation founded in 2002 and based in Prague. In space, PSSI emphasizes emerging threats and available policy solutions. All the interviews in the PSSI Space Security Mini-Series were conducted during the 6th PSSI Space Security Conference, held in Prague, at the Czernin Palace, the headquarters of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from the 19th to the 21st of June 2022. The conference is part of the PSSI’s well-established series of high-level trilateral space security conferences, where for trilateral we mean Europe, the US, and Japan. The conference series, launched in 2011, is designed to advance decision-making within the security domain among allies. They represent one of the highest levels of unclassified gatherings of military allies, national security experts, and senior industry representatives.In this second episode SpaceWacth.Global CEO and Publisher, Torsten Kriening interviewed Major General Michael Traut,  Director of the National Air Operation and  Chief of Space Operations Command for the German Ministry of Defense.  Here are some highlights from their chat:0:00 Space Café Radio - PSSI's Space Security Series ep.2 - with Michael Traut2:40 The operational status of the German Space Command4:08 SARah - Germany's eye(s) in space5:03 The impact of the current war in Europe on Germany's Space Activities7:38 Germany's extra defense budget and the NATO commitment9:28 Cooperation on the ground11:40 The need for speed to act in the space domain13:49 The role of the EU16:52 A vision of European space capabilities19:12 What can we learn from the Air domain?If you want to keep the pulse of the space industry, please visit our website at SpaceWatch.Global and subscribe to our newsletters. And of course, don't forget to become a Space Watcher!You can find more episodes of our Space Café Radio Mini-series - PSSI's Space Security Series - here (more to come):Space Café Radio - PSSI's Space Security Series ep.1 - with John Huth
Space Cafè Radio - on tour in London - with Prof. Richard Linares and Prof. Akhil Rao
Sep 19 2022
Space Cafè Radio - on tour in London - with Prof. Richard Linares and Prof. Akhil Rao
In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Senior Editor and Space Cafè Italy Host Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Prof. Richard Linares, Rockwell International Career Development Professor and Associate Professor at the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics of MIT (MA - USA), and Prof. Akhil Rao, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Middlebury College (VT - USA), Emma met Richard and Akhil during the 4th Secure World Foundation Summit for Space Sustainability, held in London on the 22 and 23 of June 2022.  together, they discussed about an economical and technological perspective on debris issues and traffic management. Building on the complementary expertise of Akhil (an economist) and of Richard ( a physicist) this talk merges  an economical perspective with a solid technological analysis. Here some highlights of the interview:[00:01:35] Two ways to define orbital capacity[00:02:30] What is worth to put in orbit?[00:03:25] Slot allocation and Competitive behaviours [00:04:23] Which parameters can be used to help policy makers to regulate orbital capacity? [00:06:16] Who is gonna have the right to use Space?[00:07:53] Is Zoning a good idea? [00:11:20] FCC Filing and the "cartoon level" description[00:12:04] How much does it cost to put a satellite in a particular location? We don't know.[00:13:43] Can we avoid the Kessler syndrome? Space Cafè Radio brings you talks, interviews and reports from the team of SpaceWatchers while out on the road. Each episode has a specific topic, unique content and a personal touch. Enjoy the show and let us know your thoughts at radio@spacewatch.global!
Space Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal - with Dr. Niamh Shaw
Sep 15 2022
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).The SSP is a unique and intense two-month professional development course for postgraduate students and professionals of all disciplines. The programme covers the principal space related fields, such as policy and law, business and management and humanities to life sciences, engineering, physical sciences, and space applications. Each year the SSP is held in a different location and this year the SSP is held in Oeiras, Portugal with the host institutions being Portugal Space and Técnico Lisboa.In this episode, Niamh Shaw talks with us about what needs to change in the way we communicate space, advice for new space communicators, the importance of space education, and her upcoming projects.Space Cafè Radio brings you talks, interviews and reports from the team of SpaceWatchers while out on the road. Each episode has a specific topic, unique content and a personal touch. Enjoy the show and let us know your thoughts at radio@spacewatch.global!You can find more episodes of our Space Café Mini-series - ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal - here (more to come):Space Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal - with Hugo André CostaSpace Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal - with Dr. James (Jim) Green
Space Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal - with Dr. James (Jim) Green
Sep 8 2022
Space Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal - with Dr. James (Jim) Green
In this Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Event coordinator and Space Café Young Global Talents Host Chiara Moenter spoke with Dr. James (Jim) Green, scientist and senior advisor in the Office of the Chief Scientist at NASA, in the first week of the Space Studies Program (SSP22) of the International Space University (ISU).The SSP is a unique and intense two-month professional development course for postgraduate students and professionals of all disciplines. The programme covers the principal space-related fields, such as policy and law, business and management and humanities to life sciences, engineering, physical sciences, and space applications. Each year the SSP is held in a different location and this year the SSP is held in Oeiras, Portugal with the host institutions being Portugal Space and Técnico Lisboa.In this episode, James Green talks with us about what it is like to be the chief scientist at NASA, the project he is most proud of in his career, his goal with the SSP22, how to communicate space and science – and the role that movies can play with this, and most significantly the importance of gravity assist!Space Cafè Radio brings you talks, interviews and reports from the team of SpaceWatchers while out on the road. Each episode has a specific topic, unique content and a personal touch. Enjoy the show and let us know your thoughts at radio@spacewatch.global!You can find more episodes of our Space Café Mini-series - ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal - here (more to come):Space Café Radio – ISU SSP2022 Special in Oeiras, Portugal - with Hugo André Costa
Space Café Radio - PSSI's Space Security Series ep.1 - with John Huth
Sep 5 2022
Space Café Radio - PSSI's Space Security Series ep.1 - with John Huth
Episode 1 - Update on Russia’s and China’s Space ForcesThe Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI), has the pleasure to present Space Cafè Radio - PSSI Space Security Mini-Series, a radio series focused on allied preparedness to face the rapidly changing space domain. PSSI is a non-profit non-governmental public policy organisation founded in 2002 and based in Prague. In space, PSSI puts emphasis on emerging threats and available policy solutions. All the interviews in the PSSI Space Security Mini-Series were conducted during the 6th PSSI Space Security Conference, held in Prague, at the Czernin Palace, the headquarters of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from the 19th to the 21st of June 2022. The conference is part of the PSSI’s well-established series of high-level trilateral space security conferences, where for trilateral we mean Europe, US, and Japan. The conference series, launched in 2011, is designed to advance decision-making within the security domain among allies. They represent one of the highest level of unclassified gathering of military allies, national security experts and senior industry representatives.In this first episode Senior Editor Dr. Emma Gatti interviewed John Huth, the Defense Intelligence Officer for Space and Counter Space, Defense Intelligence Agency of the United States of America. John discussed the recent advancement in space defense capabilities by China and Russia. Are these nations becoming a tangible space threat? Is the Artemis Program at program at risk? This and much more in this rich conversation with one of the top level representative of the country space defense in the US.Chapter:0:00 Space Café Radio - PSSI Special - with John Huth2:16 The 2022 Defence Intelligence Agency Security in Space Report: what's new?3:16 China, Russia, North Korea: where do we stand at?4:56 A re-organization of Russia and China forces5:48 An alliance made out of convenience?6:22 LRS vs. Artemis7:19 China's Commercial Space capabilitiesIf you want to keep the pulse of the space industry, please visit our website at SpaceWatch.Global and subscribe to our newsletters. And of course, don't forget to become a Space Watcher!