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. For this,...

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 a satellite bus from its existing...

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 traffic surveillance...

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 Communications will...

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. The test was carried...

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 at Kourou,...

Saber Astronautics secures a US$1.4m contract with Australia’s Department of Defence

Australia’s Department of Defence has awarded space engineering company Saber Astronautics a Defence Innovation Hub contract for an intelligent data fusion network to process a large number of space objects. The...

Kacific selects Indonesia’s Petro1 for ground infrastructure services for new GEO sat

Singapore-based broadband satellite operator Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has selected ICT systems integrator PT. Petro One Indonesia (Petro1) to provide ground infrastructure services in Indonesia for first geostationary satellite, Kacific1,...

Singapore’s Addvalue delivers data relay system to Capella Space

Singapore's Addvalue has delivered the first flight model of its Inter-satellite Data Relay System (IDRS) terminal to startup Capella Space, which will fit the terminal aboard a LEO SAR satellite slated...

Thaicom leases Thaicom-8 transponder capacity to True Visions Group

Thaicom today announced that True Visions Group Co., one of Asia’s pay-TV providers, has signed a long-term transponder capacity contract for continuing its pay TV service to audiences in Thailand. True...

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