Interview: Seraphim Capital’s $250m global fund & the NewSpace ecosystem

Seraphim Capital, the world’s first Venture Capital fund focused on space, is about to launch a new US$250 million Global Fund. This will add to the UK-based company’s existing US$90 million...

China’s satcom industry on expansion, Belt & Road, NewSpace

Many satcom giants are feeling the pressure with the advent of NewSpace, the introduction of new and disruptive technologies, and a general stagnation in revenues, all of which are instilling a...

China and Pakistan Sign Agreement to build the “Beihang BeiDou Silk Road Institute”

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Pakistan National University of Science and Technology brought forth a new chapter of collaboration between China and Pakistan with the signing of the “BeiDou Silk...

KARI selects Thales Alenia Space for communications equipment on lunar probe

South Korea’s space agency, the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), has just signed a contract with Thales Alenia Space for its lunar probe’s communications equipment. Known as the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter...

JAXA selects 2 commercial partners for ISS satellite deployment

Japan’s space agency, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), has selected two companies, Space BD and Mitsui & Co., to handle commercial services relating to satellite deployment from the International Space...

Australia’s Myriota to acquire 4 exactEarth satellites

Myriota, an Australian company providing nanosatellite internet of things (IoT) connectivity, has signed an agreement with Canada's exactEarth Ltd. to acquire four of the latter's satellites, along with its...

OneWeb’s Greg Wyler and CNSA’s Tian Yulong meet to discuss smallsat constellations

According to the China National Space Administration (CNSA), Founder and Chairman of OneWeb Greg Wyler met up with CNSA’s Secretary General Tian Yulong in Beijing on July 28. During the meeting, Wyler...

Saber Astronautics signs MoU with satsearch at IAC 2017

As the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 closes its first day at Adelaide, Australia, NewSpace companies Saber Astronautics and satsearch.co announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. Formalized earlier today at...

Mitsubishi Electric & 3 European companies establish JV providing GNSS for driverless cars

Yesterday, Japanese company Mitsubishi Electric announced that it has established a joint venture with German companies Bosch and Geo++ and Swiss company u-blox. The joint venture will see the creation of Sapcorda...

mu Space to partner with SES & Hughes for connectivity in rural Thailand

Thai startup mu Space, which aspires to provide satellite services to rural areas in Thailand, announced it has selected SES Networks as its partner in an agreement which will include the...

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Interview: COO of Odysseus Space on Taiwan, laser technologies & automation...

Odysseus Space is a NewSpace company founded in Taiwan in 2016, by three French engineers. In 2018, Odysseus opened a second office...

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