AST Launches Real-Time Application Control for Satellite Communications

The AST Group, a provider of satellite communications services and solutions, today announced the launch of INTEGRA Control, which it claims offers "the first real-time application control for satellite communications"; and...

Philippine Microsatellite Diwata-1’s First Year in Space

The first Philippines-made microsatellite, Diwata-1, has now been orbiting Earth for one year, having been launched on March 23 2016. Diwata-1, named after the Tagalog word for “deity” or “spirit” derived from...

Data from Fengyun-4 Used for the First Time to Track Dust Storms

The northern parts of China have seen the most serious dust storm of the year. On the morning of 4 May, Fengyun-4 (FY-4) meteorological satellite monitored the movement of the dust storm and...

Indonesia’s Space Agency, LAPAN, Collaborates with TU Berlin to Improve Rocket Technology

From 23-24 February 2017, members Indonesia’s Space Agency, LAPAN, worked with a team from the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin) to share know-how on how to improve the country’s experimental...

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...

China to Develop At Least 10 BeiDou Satellite Stations in Sri Lanka

China’s Wuhan Optics Valley BeiDou plans to set up at least 10 Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) in Sri Lanka, as part of its efforts to expand its BeiDou Navigation Satellite...

ST Electronics Wins US$56M Worth of Contracts in Satellite Comms

Singapore-based company ST Engineering announced yesterday that its subsidiary, ST Electronics, has won US$56 million (SG$79 million) worth of contracts in the satellite communications sector. The pool of contracts comes from...

Thailand, Singapore Announce New Missions at the 3rd Space Environment and Kibo Utilization Workshop

JAXA has just released an overview of its activities in February, in its monthly press release which outlines the previous month’s activities. This month’s release gave an overview of the 3rd Space...

Kymeta and Sky Perfect JSAT Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Sky Perfect JSAT, Asia’s largest satellite operator, has signed a strategic partnership with Kymeta, a company which develops satellite antenna technology, to provide new satellite communications technology to the Japanese market. The...

ISRO Releases Updated Data from Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has released updated satellite data from two of its satellites, Scatsat-1 and RISAT-1, on 24 April 2017 and 18 April 2017 respectively. Data sets from...
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