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...

Dubai Future Foundation to offer US$540,000 worth of international research grants

Following on SpaceTech Asia’s latest feature article, Space Startups and Funding, we’re happy to share that the Dubai Future Foundation has just launched the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Space Challenge, which...

India, Oman Sign MoU on Peaceful Use of Space

During Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Oman earlier this week, a number of MoUs were signed between the two countries, one of which was in the field of peaceful use...

India’s Department of Space Minister Jitendra Singh explains causes of PSLV-C39 failure

Yesterday on 8 February 2017, Dr. Jitendra Singh, India’s Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Department of Space, replied to a written question about the causes of the PSLV C-39...

NASA, JAXA sign joint statement of cooperation on space exploration

On 24 January 2018, Japan's space agency JAXA and NASA signed a joint statement affirming their continued interest in cooperation on space exploration, as a product of the Japan-U.S. Summit held...

Event Roundup: The Inaugural SG[ASEAN] Workshop 2018

On 31 January 2018, Singapore hosted the first ever Space Generation (SG) Workshop, held at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Engineering Design and Innovation Centre (E2A). The event was...

Japan looks to space industry to stimulate stagnant economy

In 2017, the Japanese government published its Space Industry Vision 2030, which stated that Japan will work towards doubling the market size of its space industry to 2.4 trillion Japanese Yen...

Singapore to host inaugural Space Generation [ASEAN] Workshop

On 31 January 2018, the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) will host the inaugural Space Generation (SGA) workshop in Singapore. The one-day event will take place at the National University of...

CASC & Dassault sign strategic cooperation agreement

On January 9, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and Dassault Systèmes signed a strategic cooperation agreement, coinciding with the first state visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to China....

K Sivan appointed new ISRO Chairman

Dr. K Sivan, currently the Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), will take over as the new Chairman of India's space agency ISRO and will also be the Secretary of...
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