Singapore to host inaugural Space Generation [ASEAN] Workshop

On 31 January 2018, the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) will host the inaugural Space Generation (SGA) workshop in Singapore. The one-day event will take place at the National University of...

CASC & Dassault sign strategic cooperation agreement

On January 9, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and Dassault Systèmes signed a strategic cooperation agreement, coinciding with the first state visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to China....

K Sivan appointed new ISRO Chairman

Dr. K Sivan, currently the Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), will take over as the new Chairman of India's space agency ISRO and will also be the Secretary of...

Indonesia’s space agency LAPAN to cooperate with ISRO & JAXA

During the 24th Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) held in Bengaluru, India, Indonesia’s space agency LAPAN agreed to cooperate with India’s space agency ISRO, and Japan’s space agency JAXA. In conjunction...

Highlights of APRSAF-24 hosted by ISRO in Bengaluru, India

From 14 to 17 November 2017, the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) held its 24th annual conference for Asian space agencies and industry. This year, the forum was held in...

ISRO’s activities in 2017 and plans for the near future

India’s space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has announced an upcoming launch in December 2017. This is likely to be ISRO’s last launch of the year, and will feature...

Space saving measures: Addressing the debris problem

Earlier this month, the Space Security Index (SSI) 2017, an international research project headed by Canadian NGO Project Ploughshares, was released. This is the 14th edition of the annual, covering the period...

Astronauts from China, Japan, Russia & Cuba awarded 1st UNESCO Space Science Medals

On 27 October 2017 in Paris, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) awarded its UNESCO Space Science Medals for the first time. The Medal, established this year as part...

China’s upcoming missions according to its 5-Year Plan & Space White Paper

The Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Party Congress ended last Tuesday, presenting China with new political leadership, and a new political theory known as the 'Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with...

ISRO seeks private sector participation for cryogenic engines

In two recently-released tenders, the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC), which is responsible for India's cryogenic and semi-cryogenic engines, has solicited private sector participation to propel...

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