TeamIndus Selects Lab2Moon Challenge Winners to Develop Payloads for its Rover

TeamIndus, India’s entry for the Google Lunar XPrize, has selected two youth teams to develop payloads for its lunar rover currently being developed. The youth teams chosen are the winning entry Team...

Inmarsat Awards $130 million Contract for Additional Comms Satellite to Thales Alenia Space

Inmarsat, provider of global mobile satellite communications, today announced that it has awarded the contract for the construction of an additional Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) broadband network communications satellite to Thales...

IPSTAR International To Use Hughes’ System To Improve Satellite Internet Across India

IPSTAR International, a subsidiary of satellite operator Thaicom, has announced that it will use Hughes Network System’s JUPITER System in order to extend satellite broadband throughout India and increase speeds by...

SES Announces Partnership with Patrakom and Onboarding of Palau Telecoms as a Customer

SES and Patrakom, a provider of telecommunications and network solutions in Indonesia, announced a partnership to provide seamless, high-speed connectivity to passenger vessels and oil barges traversing domestic routes in Indonesia. As...

OneWeb’s Greg Wyler and CNSA’s Tian Yulong meet to discuss smallsat constellations

According to the China National Space Administration (CNSA), Founder and Chairman of OneWeb Greg Wyler met up with CNSA’s Secretary General Tian Yulong in Beijing on July 28. During the meeting, Wyler...

Singapore signs SG$8.4 million contract with McMurdo for Search and Rescue ground system

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have signed a contract worth SG$8.4 million with McMurdo, a subsidiary of Resilient Positioning, Navigation and...

Saber Astronautics wins $275k contract with the Australian Air Force

The Australian Department of Defence has awarded space engineering company Saber Astronautics an 'Innovation Contract' for the development of technology that can autonomously identify electronic threats, according to a Saber Astronautics...

Five of China’s Aerospace Linghe electric heavy vehicles to officially enter the Chinese market

As Tesla rolls out its new Tesla 3, and as India pushes for ISRO’s lithium batteries to be made commercially-available, electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Aerospace Linghe has officially received a permit...

Chinese company Hytera Communications acquires Norsat International for US$68 million

Yesterday, Hytera Communications, a provider of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications solutions founded in Shenzhen, China, announced that it has acquired Canadian satellite communications company Norsat International. Norsat was acquired for approximately...

Satellite Companies Exhibit at CommunicAsia in Singapore

From 23 May to 25 May 2017, major satellite-industry players are exhibiting at CommunicAsia, an annual ICT event held in Singapore and one of the largest in the Asia-Pacific Region. Comprising a large...

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Dr Megan Clark details the priorities of the Australian Space Agency

The Australian Space Agency began operations on 1 July 2018, and has since been busy mapping the future of Australia’s space industry. At the Space...

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