Indonesia’s space agency LAPAN to cooperate with ISRO & JAXA

During the 24th Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) held in Bengaluru, India, Indonesia’s space agency LAPAN agreed to cooperate with India’s space agency ISRO, and Japan’s space agency JAXA. In conjunction...

Highlights of APRSAF-24 hosted by ISRO in Bengaluru, India

From 14 to 17 November 2017, the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) held its 24th annual conference for Asian space agencies and industry. This year, the forum was held in...

SpooQy-1: Singapore’s experimental quantum CubeSat and its Kibo launch

On November 15, 2017, Singapore Space & Technology Association (SSTA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) signed a contract to launch a 3U CubeSat "SpooQy-1" from the "Kibo" Japanese Experiment...

China launches 3 remote sensing satellites

On 25 November 2017, at 2:10 a.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched three remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. During the launch, China’s Long March 2C rocket successfully placed...

Astroscale & Surrey Satellite Technology sign contract on debris-removal mission

Astroscale and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to pursue "joint opportunities in areas of innovative on-orbit technologies and missions designed to safeguard the orbital...

PSLV to launch 6 CubeSats from South Korean universities in December

India’s most frequently-used launcher, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), will conduct its final launch of 2017 in the second half of December. Along with its main payload, Indian earth observation...

China launches 3 commercial remote sensing satellites

Today (21 November 2017), at 12:50 p.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched 3 commercial remote sensing satellites for Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co. Part of the company’s Jilin 1 satellite series, the...

ISRO’s activities in 2017 and plans for the near future

India’s space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has announced an upcoming launch in December 2017. This is likely to be ISRO’s last launch of the year, and will feature...

Magellan Aerospace to open a US$22 mil manufacturing facility in India

Magellan Aerospace hosted a traditional groundbreaking ceremony on 15 November for the company’s new manufacturing and assembly facility in India, with Canada’s federal minister of International Trade, François-Philippe Champagne, participating in...

China launches Fengyun-3D meteorological satellite

Early this morning at 2:35 a.m. Beijing time, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) launched Fengyun-3D, the latest satellite in the country’s Fengyun series. The launch took place at Taiyuan Satellite Launch...