Modi, Netanyahu sign space cooperation agreements between ISRO and ISA

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have signed seven agreements, four of which are space-related, during an historic meeting at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem. Marking...

Thailand selects Airbus for Theos-2 satellite, total budget $238 million

The Thai government has announced it has selected Airbus to manufacture Theos-2, an earth observation satellite that will replace Theos (also known as Thaichote), the country’s first earth observation satellite launched...

Indian gvt starts New Space company, confirms Chandrayaan-3

The Indian government has announced the incorporation of a new state-owned company, New Space India Limited (NSIL), to commercially exploit the R&D work of India's space agency ISRO....

Japan successfully launches reconnaissance satellite IGS-Optical 6

Today at 13:34 JST (GMT+9), Japan's space agency JAXA successfully launched IGS-Optical 6, a reconnaissance satellite that will add to its Information Gathering Satellite (IGS) series. The launch took place at Tanegashima...

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...

JAXA launches its first startup-built satellite RAPIS-1 & 6 other satellites

“RAPIS-1” (RAPid Innovative payload demonstration Satellite 1), a small satellite commissioned by Japan's space agency JAXA and designed and operated by newspace startup Axelspace was successfully launched from the Uchinoura Space...

ISRO awards contracts for satellite assembly, integration & testing to 3 industry players

On 18 July 2018, the U. R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC), formerly known as the ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), signed a pact with private industry players in India for the Assembly,...

Japan announces APAC regional business idea competition

Japan’s National Space Policy Secretariat (NSPS), which is part of the Cabinet Office, will be organizing a space business idea competition in 2019, open to individuals and entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific (APAC),...

ISRO to transfer 100+ technologies, including lithium-ion battery, to industry

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the nation’s space agency, has just released a list of over a hundred technologies to be transferred to the private sector. Among the items is ISRO’s...

Satellite connectivity a key focus for Indonesia in 2019

On January 4, Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo) announced its four key focus areas for the year 2019, with satellite connectivity being one of them. According to Minister Rudiantara,...
- Advertisement -

LATEST FEATURES

New documentary shows astrophotography is possible in light-polluted Singapore

According to an article by National Geographic published on 3 April 2019, Singapore is one of the most light-polluted places on Earth....

LATEST NEWS