LAPAN & Telkom Indonesia to finalize Technology Transfer agreement

Indonesia's space agency LAPAN is in the process of finalizing a technology transfer agreement with P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom), the large telecommunications company in the country. Under the agreement, Telkom will...

Rocket Lab’s next launch will be a commercial flight

Rocket Lab has today confirmed its next launch will be the company’s first fully commercial flight. Two Lemur-2 cubesats for launch customer Spire Global will be on board the upcoming launch,...

Kanematsu to sell Vector’s launch services to Asia

Japan-based Kanematsu Corporation (KG), a large trading company with experience in purchasing satellites and other space systems, has entered into an exclusive representative agreement with Vector to sell Vector’s products and...

Addvalue & KSAT to collaborate on smallsat-to-ground communication

Singapore-based company Addvalue Technologies and Norway-based Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) have agreed to collaborate closely on enhancing communications services in support of small Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellites. The collaboration will see Addvalue’s...

9 VCs who have invested in Asia-Pacific space startups

Raising capital is often a struggle for NewSpace companies, especially in a region which is relatively unfamiliar with space technology. Often, space companies have to turn to individuals, private angel investors,...

Indonesia inaugurates a new propellant manufacturing facility

Last week, Indonesia’s Minister of Defence Ryamizard Ryacudu inaugurated the opening of a propellant manufacturing facility in Subang, West Java, owned by Indonesian defense contractor PT Dahana Persero. The manufacturing plant will...

mu Space to partner with SES & Hughes for connectivity in rural Thailand

Thai startup mu Space, which aspires to provide satellite services to rural areas in Thailand, announced it has selected SES Networks as its partner in an agreement which will include the...

Airbus, Delta, OneWeb, Sprint, Bharti Airtel announce alliance for airline connectivity

Airbus, Delta Air Lines, OneWeb, Sprint, and India-based Bharti Airtel have announced the formation of the Seamless Air Alliance, which will allow member mobile operators to extend their services into airline...

China to introduce new Yuanzheng-1S upper stage for smaller payloads

In its efforts to commercialize its space industry, China will soon introduce a new upper stage, Yuanzheng-1S (YZ-1S), for smaller payloads. The new upper stage will be tested this year, aboard...

Gilmour Space, NASA sign Space Act Agreement

Australia and Singapore-based rocket company, Gilmour Space Technologies, has entered into a Space Act Agreement with the US National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) to collaborate on various research, technology development...

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