LAPAN inaugurates Indonesia’s largest full-motion antenna, signs agreement with PT Telkom

LAPAN today inaugurated the S-X Band Mission Control Center antenna at LAPAN Satellite Technology Center in Bogor, West Java, according to LAPAN's press release. The inauguration was attended by Minister of Research, Technology and...

China launches 7th & 8th BeiDou-3M satellites

Last night, at 1:56 am Beijing time (UTC +8), China launched a pair of BeiDou-3 satellites that will add to China’s BeiDou-3 navigation constellation. These will be China’s 30th and 31st...

India launches GSAT-6A using improved GSLV Mark II

Update, 1 April 2018: ISRO has lost contact with the GSAT-6A, with the following statement being released on the website: "After the successful long duration firings, when the satellite was on course...

SSL selected to manufacture B-SAT’s latest satellite

SSL has announced that it has been selected to manufacture BSAT-4b, the latest broadcasting satellite of Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT), one of Japan's leading satellite operators. BSAT-4a wil complement 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...

China & Pakistan sign deal on new communications satellite PakSat-MMI

Last Thursday, China and Pakistan signed an agreement for a gapfiller satellite which will be the future PakSat Multi-Mission Satellite (PakSat-MMI). Under the agreement, China will develop PakSat-MMI, and most probably provide...

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...

LAPAN & Telkom Indonesia to finalize Technology Transfer agreement

Indonesia's space agency LAPAN is in the process of finalizing a technology transfer agreement with P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom), the large telecommunications company in the country. Under the agreement, Telkom will...

Addvalue & KSAT to collaborate on smallsat-to-ground communication

Singapore-based company Addvalue Technologies and Norway-based Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) have agreed to collaborate closely on enhancing communications services in support of small Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellites. The collaboration will see Addvalue’s...

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Interview: Independence-X, Malaysia’s NewSpace pioneer

Independence-X Aerospace is a company of industry professionals and academics based out of Technology Park Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur with the aim of transforming...

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