Rocket Lab and York Space Systems sign MoU to accelerate mission integration

Launch provider Rocket Lab, based in the US and New Zealand, has just signed a non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with spacecraft platform developer York Space Systems in order to accelerate...

HEO Robotics & UNSW partner to develop CubeSat navigation solutions

High Earth Orbit Robotics (HEO), an Sydney-based company that provides cubesat services in high earth orbit, has just teamed up with the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER) at the...

Interview: Orbion Space Technology seeks to revolutionise smallsat propulsion

Like passengers utilizing public transportation, all satellites on a single launch vehicle are not going to the same destination, yet the bus only has one stop. Once a satellite is placed into...

Australian startup Myriota closes US$15m Series A funding round

Myriota, an Australian startup aiming to provide nanosatellite internet of things (IoT) connectivity, has just closed a US$15 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Australian VC firms Main...

The 10 space projects that won Japan’s space awards

Just before announcing a few days ago that it has created a US$940 million fund for space startups, the Japanese government held its 3rd Space Development Utilization Grand Prize. The event...

Singapore-based SpaceChain partners with Arch Mission Foundation

Singapore-based SpaceChain Foundation, which is currently building the world's first open source satellite network to enable a next-generation infrastructure for blockchain industry, has just announced that it will be partnering with...

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...

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,...

mu Space Corp confirms satellite mission aboard New Glenn

mu Space Corp today confirmed at the Satellite 2018 event that they will launch a geostationary satellite aboard Blue Origin’s New Glenn orbital rocket. The launch window starts in late 2020. Commenting...

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