Japanese startup Infostellar closes Series A funding with US$7.3m

Infostellar, a space communications infrastructure startup founded in Tokyo in 2016, has just closed its Series A financing round with US$7.3million, led by Airbus Ventures. The firm also received funds from...

ISRO, Glavkosmos meet to discuss Russian satellite propulsion bid

In late August 2017, Roscosmos’ commercial arm Glavkosmos met with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to discuss a Russian satellite propulsion system for ISRO, along with possible areas of cooperation. Led...

Telkom-1 services fully restored after satellite failure

Yesterday, Telkom Indonesia announced that it has restored 100% of services disrupted due to the failure of its Telkom-1 satellite on 25 August. The service recovery was completed at midnight on Monday,...

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...

China launches two SuperView-1 satellites for Chinese company Space View

Today at 11:24 a.m. Beijing time (03:24 UTC), in its first of 2018, China launched two satellites using a Long March 2D, from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre. The Long March 2D...

Malaysian govt & defense agencies to use Hughes JUPITER system

Hughes Network Systems today announced that it has been selected by Mutiara Smart Sdn Bhd to deploy the JUPITER System and bring enterprise-grade, managed network services to Malaysian government and defense...

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'...

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...

Airbus, Delta, OneWeb, Sprint, Bharti Airtel announce alliance for airline connectivity

Airbus, Delta Air Lines, OneWeb, Sprint, and India-based Bharti Airtel have announced the formation of the Seamless Air Alliance, which will allow member mobile operators to extend their services into airline...

ISRO discloses 2015-2018 revenues and expenditures

On 25 July 2018, Dr Jitendra Singh, India’s Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Department of Space, disclosed the revenues and expenditures of India’s space agency, the Indian Space Research...

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