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...

ISRO’s GSAT-11 recalled from launch site

On 24 April, Arianespace officially confirmed that GSAT-11, India’s latest communications satellite and Arianespace’s planned next launch, has officially been sent back to India from the Arianespace launch site at Kourou,...

Chinese company LinkSpace to develop reusable orbital rocket

LinkSpace, China's first privately-funded NewSpace company, has announced it will offer a reusable version of NewLine-1, a two-stage orbital launch vehicle currently in development. NewLine-1's maiden launch is scheduled for 2020,...

China has carried out 55 international commercial launches to date

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) recently announced that it has completed 55 commercial launches for international customers to date, under its commercial arm the China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC). This...

Putin opens MAKS 2017, visits China Great Wall Industry Corporation booth

Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin kicked off the 25th International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS), one of the world’s leading aviation shows, held at Zhukovsky, a city 40km away from Moscow...

AsiaSat to Launch First Dedicated Myanmar Satellite Beam

AsiaSat, one of Asia’s largest satellite operators based in Hong Kong, will provide Myanmar with its first dedicated satellite beam this October when it launches AsiaSat-9, its 10th orbital satellite so...

India completes Phase 1 of NavIC constellation with IRNSS1I launch

Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launched IRNSS-1I into Geosynchronous orbit (GSO) using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C41 on Thursday morning, April 12, 2018 at 0404 (IST) from its Satish Dhawan...

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...

JAXA & ISRO to embark on Joint Lunar Polar Exploration

Japan’s space agency JAXA and India’s space agency ISRO have signed an Implementation Arrangement (IA) for a Joint Lunar Polar Expedition. Under the IA, the two agencies will jointly conduct a feasibility...

Russia & China to cooperate on Moon exploration, ISS experiments, and other space-related activities

According to Russian news agency TASS, Russia and China have finalized a cooperation agreement to extend their partnership in space-related activities. Under the agreement, Russian space contractor Glavcosmos will work with...

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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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