Mitsui & Co. to acquire Spaceflight Industries

On February 11, US-based rideshare launch provider Spaceflight Industries announced the signing of an agreement with Japanese company Mitsui & Co. in partnership with Yamasa Co., Ltd, to sell...

Singapore’s defence investment arm partners with SSTL for Project Cyclotron

Cap Vista, the strategic investment arm of Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), and Singapore Space and Technology Limited (SSTL), which focuses on developing the space ecosystem in...

Infostellar signs agreement with Azercosmos to use Azerbaijani ground station

Azerbaijani satellite operator Azercosmos and Japanese Newspace company Infostellar, which offers Ground-Segment-as-a-Service, have signed an agreement that will enable Infostellar customers access to their satellite constellations from the Azercosmos...

Hungary signs space MoU with Singapore’s SSTA

On 6 February, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Space & Technology Association (SSTA) to cooperate on...

JAXA enters international launch rideshare market

Japan's space agency JAXA will enter the international launch rideshare market by providing small satellite launch opportunities aboard the Mitsubishi H-IIA launch vehicle, as well the upcoming H3 rocket....

Australian startup Inovor Technologies wins US$1.7m defence contract

Australian Newspace startup Inovor Technologies, which provides a host of nanosatellite solutions, has won a defence contract worth AU$2.5m (US$1.7m). Under the contract, Inovor will deliver...

Papua New Guinea to use Aireon’s space-based air traffic surveillance

Papua New Guinea Air Services Limited (PNGASL), which provides air navigation services for the country's airspace, has signed an agreement to deploy Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) air...

Singapore’s Kacific selects Tata Communications for terrestrial connectivity

Kacific, a new satellite operator based in Singapore, has selected Tata Communications to provide terrestrial connectivity services as it readies for the launch of its first satellite, Kacific1. Tata...

KT SAT conducts world’s 1st satellite 5G connection

South Korean geostationary satellite operator KT SAT, a subsidiary of the KT Group, has successfully conducted the world's first 5G data transmission with a satellite connection.

Arianespace to launch Malaysia’s MEASAT-3d in 2021

Malaysian telecommunications company MEASAT will launch its latest satellite, MEASAT-3d, aboard Arianespace's heavy lift launcher, Ariane 5. The Airbus-built satellite will be launched in 2021 from Arianespace's launch site...

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