CSST to distribute Airbus satellite data in New Zealand & the Pacific Islands

New Zealand’s Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) and Airbus Defence and Space yesterday announced a partnership agreement which will make CSST the primary provider of Airbus Earth Observation (EO) satellite...

China launches 2 Yaogan remote sensing satellites using new Yuanzheng-1S upper stage

Today, at 10:43 am Beijing time (UTC+8), China launched a pair of remote sensing satellites using the Long March 2C launch vehicle from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre. Today’s launch marked the...

mu Space Founder & CEO to set up US$100m venture unit

James Yenbamroong revealed today his plan to establish a venture unit in 2019 in a move to go international and to create opportunities other than in satellite communications. Yenbamroong, a satellite and...

Intelsat and APSATCOM sign agreement for maritime managed services in China

Intelsat today announced it has signed an agreement with APT Mobile Satcom Ltd. (APSATCOM) to deliver a global maritime network for APSATCOM’s customers in China. Under the multi-year agreement with Intelsat, APSATCOM...

Orbcomm to offer satellite IoT in China

Orbcomm, a US-based provide of satellite Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machin (M2M) services, has signed an agreement with Asia Pacific Navigation Telecommunications Satellite (APNTS), based in Shenzhen and Hong Kong....

Facing the heat: the amazing engineering of the Parker Solar Probe

The other evening when I took a taxi ride home, the driver said “what a hot day!” as soon as I got in. She went on to explain that she had...

Australian Space Agency signs MoUs with counterparts in Canada, UK

The Australian Space Agency has formally entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with counterpart agencies in Canada and the United Kingdom, as part of the Australia’s plan to launch a "vibrant...

Japan’s Space BD announces partnerships with ISIS, Nanoracks

Space BD, a Japan-based space business development startup, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Dutch company Innovative Solutions In Space (ISIS), to be the distributor of ISIS'...

Audacy secures commercial agreements worth US$100m

Audacy, a space communications service provider with offices in San Francisco and Singapore, announced today that it has secured pre-service commercial agreements valued at over US$100 Million. More than half of the...

UK and Singapore to collaborate on quantum CubeSat

The governments of Singapore and the UK have announced a £10 million initiative (US$13.03m) to build and fly a satellite quantum key distribution (QKD) test bed. Through this collaboration, Singapore and...