Indonesia inaugurates a new propellant manufacturing facility

Last week, Indonesia’s Minister of Defence Ryamizard Ryacudu inaugurated the opening of a propellant manufacturing facility in Subang, West Java, owned by Indonesian defense contractor PT Dahana Persero. The manufacturing plant will...

JAXA, Sony to research in-orbit laser communications

JAXA, Sony Computer Science Laboratories (CSL) and Sony Corporation have signed a cooperative research agreement on conducting in-orbit demonstrations of laser communications system, according to its press release. This research will be...

Gilmour Space, NASA sign Space Act Agreement

Australia and Singapore-based rocket company, Gilmour Space Technologies, has entered into a Space Act Agreement with the US National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) to collaborate on various research, technology development...

SKY Perfect JSAT & Challenergy to power ground stations using wind energy

Japan-based satellite operator SKY Perfect JSAT (SJC) has teamed up with startup Challenergy to deliver satellite communications to remote and mountainous areas, powered by wind energy. The formal commercial partnership was established...

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...

Australian Satellite Comms Company Myriota to invest $2.72 million in IoT Lab

Myriota’s investment of $1.36 million, which will be matched by a grant from the South Australian State Government’s Future Jobs Fund, will allow the company to integrate its ultra-low-cost satellite IoT...

US Air Force Research Lab and Saber Astronautics sign space ops contract

According to a Saber Astronautics press release, the US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate has awarded space engineering company Saber Astronautics a contract to develop new capabilities for...

LAPAN aims for experimental microsatellite constellation by 2020

Indonesia’s space agency LAPAN is planning to operate an experimental microsatellite constellation by 2020, said Head of LAPAN Prof. Dr Thomas Djamaluddin. The announcement was made at the Global Space and...

Singapore’s NUS and national defense research agency launch satellite centre

The Faculty of Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the DSO National Laboratories (DSO) jointly launched the Satellite Technology and Research Centre (STAR) to develop cutting-edge capabilities in...

Gilmour Space passes first orbital engine tests, aims for suborbital launch in 2018

Gilmour Space Technologies, a rocket company based in Australia/Singapore, has just announced the success of the first of its full-scale orbital engine tests. In December, Gilmour Space conducted ground tests of its...

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