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Raman Research Institute & ISRO to study the early Universe

The Raman Research Institute (RRI) and ISRO Space Applications Center (SAC) have signed an MoU to work together to further the understanding of the evolution of Universe by looking for "wiggles"...

Australia’s space agency to launch on 1 July, headed by Dr Megan Clark

Following a Budget announcement last week that the Australian government will commit US$30.5 million to space, the Turnbull administration has declared that the agency will begin operations on 1 July 2018. The...

Kenya’s first satellite deployed from JAXA’s ISS module

On 11 May 2018, the first ever Kenyan was deployed into space from Japan’s space agency JAXA’s module on International Space Station (ISS). The satellite, known as 1KUNS-PF, is a 1U Cubesat...

Indonesian fishing vessels rescued under UK-Indonesia satcomm partnership scheme

A number of Indonesian fishing vessels have been rescued thanks to their participation in a pilot project between the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP), the UK Space Agency,...

Bangabandhu-1 successfully launched via SpaceX’s Falcon 9

On Friday, May 11th at 4:14 p.m. EDT, SpaceX successfully launched Bangabandhu Satellite-1 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, according to SpaceX's press release. Following stage...

Australian tech accelerators Startmate and Moonshot announce partnership

Startmate, Australia’s "most successful technology accelerator", is joining forces with "global engine for space startups", Moonshot, to "supercharge the best space-tech startups in Australia", according to a press release by Moonshot. Beginning...

Australia’s Parkes telescope helps in search for extraterrestrial life

Breakthrough Listen, a part of Breakthrough Initiatives, has officially commenced a survey of millions of stars located in the plane of the Milky Way, using the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope ("Parkes")...

China’s remote sensing satellites discover 10 Roman ruins in Tunisia

Tunisia’s Ministry of Culture recently unveiled that Chinese scientists have uncovered 10 ancient Roman archaeological remains in Tunisia using China’s remote sensing satellites and related space-based technologies. These sites, located in Gafsa,...

Space Data Association to use space debris data from High Earth Orbit cubesats

Today, Sydney-based startup High Earth Orbit Robotics (HEO) announced that the Space Data Association (SDA) has signed a Letter of Intent to use data gathered from HEO’s planned nanosatellites. Under the agreement,...

China launches Gaofen-5 hyperspectral imaging satellite for atmospheric research

On 9 May 2018, at 2:28am, China launched Gaofen-5 (GF-5), a remote sensing satellite meant to conduct scientific research on the earth’s atmosphere. The launch took place using the Long March...