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Satellite technology and disaster management: Lombok earthquakes

In July and August this year, the Indonesian island of Lombok was hit by a series of high intensity earthquakes that also affected other islands in Lombok’s province, West Nusa Tenggara....

Arianespace to launch KOMPSAT-7 for South Korea’s space agency

South Korea’s space agency, the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), will launch earth observation satellite KOMPSAT-7 on Arianespace’s Vega C rocket in 2021. KOMPSAT-7 will be the fourth KARI satellite – as...

Thailand’s mu Space unveils Iron Man spacesuit design, to develop terrestrial IoT apparel

mu Space, a Thai NewSpace company with plans to provide both satellite communications and space tourism, has just announced two new developments: a spacesuit design for space tourists, as well as...

China launches more BeiDou-3 satellites with search and rescue capabilities

At 10:07 p.m. Beijing time (UTC+8) on September 19, China launched another pair of BeiDou-3 navigation satellites using the Long March-3B rocket, from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre – the standard launch...

AsiaSat issued US patent for mitigating spectrum imbalance

AsiaSat has just been issued a U.S. patent for methods and systems to mitigate the imbalance of uplink and downlink spectrum allocation in satellite communications. This patent will be used to address...

Singapore-based Transcelestial raises US$1.8 million in seed funding

Transcelestial Technologies, a Singapore-based startup backed by Entrepreneur First, SGInnovate, and Sparklabs Global Ventures, has raised S$2.5 million (US$1.8 million) in seed funding to develop lasers for wireless ultra high bandwidth...

SES talks about its APAC strategy and the future of the industry

Largest satellite operator SES may be based in Luxembourg but has global operations worldwide, operating more than 70 geostationary (GEO) satellites and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and having regional offices in...

Singapore’s Addvalue gets US type approval for maritime satcomm terminal

Singapore public-listed company Addvalue Innovation has announced that two of its products – the iFleetONE maritime satellite communications terminal and its Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) – have been type approved by...

e-GEOS wins satellite data contracts in Indonesia, Japan

e-GEOS, which distributes data from the COSMO-SkyMed satellite constellation owned by the Leonardo Group and the Italian government, has just clinched two contracts for Indonesia and Japan respectively. In Indonesia, e-GEOS won...

Thaicom and Bangladesh sign contract for Bangabandhu-1 business development

Thaicom, Thailand’s largest satellite operator, has signed a consulting contract with a new government-owned Bangladeshi satellite operator, Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL). The contract is a multi-year consultancy service agreement, in...