Interview: CEO of SpaceChain on blockchain, shared constellations & crowdfunding for space missions

SpaceChain is a Singapore-headquartered organization developing a community-based space platform combining space and blockchain technologies. The initiative was founded by Jeff Garzik, who was one of the original Bitcoin developers, and...

Interview: Independence-X, Malaysia’s NewSpace pioneer

Independence-X Aerospace is a company of industry professionals and academics based out of Technology Park Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur with the aim of transforming Malaysia into a space hub as well...

All about ISRO’s GSLV Mk III’s cryogenic upper stage engine

On, 5 June 2017 at 5.28pm Indian Standard Time, the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) heaviest launch vehicle to date made its maiden developmental launch, carrying the 3136 kg GSAT-19 satellite...

The world of small satellite launchers

The cost of making small satellites is coming down and hence there is an exploding demand for launching such satellites. There is also a move by small satellite players to cover...

The technology behind India’s Reusable Launch Vehicle

India’s space agency ISRO is a premier player in the launch of nano/micro satellite market space. According to SpaceWorks Commercial’s 2018 Small Satellite Report, ISRO’s workhorse PSLV vehicle launched more than...

An overview of Japan’s space activities

Let us go back a decade, to 2008. The Summer Olympic Games were held in Beijing, the iPhone 3G had been introduced by Apple, and it was also the International Year...

China’s seeds have sprouted on the Moon!

For the first time in the history of the known universe, life has intentionally taken hold on another world. And in another first for mankind…new life has also died on a new...

Interview: Orbion Space Technology seeks to revolutionise smallsat propulsion

Like passengers utilizing public transportation, all satellites on a single launch vehicle are not going to the same destination, yet the bus only has one stop. Once a satellite is placed into...

What is Quantum Key Distribution and why does it matter?

Over the past few months, with the success of China’s Micius satellite and Japan’s Socrates microsatellite, it seems satellite-based quantum key distribution (QKD) will soon be a reality. But what exactly...

Report: Space Generation [ASEAN] 2018 Proceedings

The inaugural Space Generation , or SG, was a one-day regional workshop for university students and young professionals in the ASEAN region to discuss regional space issues. It was held on...
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