Audacy receives FCC license for commercial inter-satellite data relay network

Audacy, a space communications service provider with offices in San Francisco and Singapore, announced today that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted the company a license to operate the...

ISRO’s commercial arm Antrix signs MoU with Indian NewSpace company SatSure

Indian NewSpace company SatSure Analytics, which uses satellite data analytics to help farmers, has recently announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm...

India approves US$1.574 billion funding for ISRO’s 30 PSLV & 10 GSLV flights

India's Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Continuation Programme (Phase 6) and funding of thirty PSLV operational flights under the Programme,...

Singapore, Australia student experiments being run on ISS

Two teams of students from Singapore and Australia, aged 16-22, designed research experiments that blasted off from the National Aeronautics and Administration (NASA) Mid-Atlantic Spaceport, on 21 May. The experiments, which test...

China launches Fengyun-2H, to be used by Belt & Road countries

On 5 June 2018, at 9:07 p.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched Fengyun-2H, a meteorological satellite which will be placed in a geosynchronous orbit. The launch took place using the three-stage...

China launches Gaofen-6 earth observation satellite

On 2 June 2018, at 12:13pm Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched Gaofen-6 (GF-6), an earth observation satellite for agricultural research and disaster monitoring. The launch took place using the Long March...

Singapore’s NTU & India’s IIST to collaborate on space research & education

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is collaborating with Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) in space science and technology, including joint satellite projects. Both parties are also keen to develop...

Myanmar to tap Intelsat 39 to enhance nationwide connectivity

Intelsat, operator of one of the world's largest fleets of satellites, announced today that the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) of Myanmar has broadened its relationship with Intelsat to accelerate...

Commercial satellite launch service market to hit $7B by 2024

According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc., increasing usage of communication data-based services and GPS systems is driving the commercial satellite launch service market size over the forecast...

UN & China invite applications to conduct experiments on-board China’s Space Station

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and China's Manned Space Agency (CMSA) have invited applications from United Nations Member States to conduct experiments on-board China's Space Station (CSS). In...

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A detailed look at Japan’s Hayabusa2 asteroid exploration mission

The Hayabusa missions, both designed, launched and operated by JAXA, are known as sample-return missions, in which a spacecraft will rendezvous with an astronomical...

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