ISRO Chairman inaugurates a new outreach facility at the National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad

On 26 June 2017, the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), A. S. Kiran Kumar, inaugurated a new outreach facility at the National Remote Sensing Centre’s (NRSC) Jeedimetla campus...

‘March for Science’ in Asia-Pacific, 22 April 2017

In conjunction with Earth Day, 22 April, individuals championing science took to the streets to protest against alleged 'anti-science policies' and to 'defend scientific integrity'. The marches are stipulated to continue...

JAXA’s clear-air turbulence detection system to be tested in Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator 2018

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)’s onboard clear-air turbulence detection system will be tested for commercial use under Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator program in 2018. Developed in 2012 through JAXA’s SafeAvio project, the system uses...

ISRO wastes no time in fixing atomic clock issues

After three atomic clock failures on its IRNSS-1A satellite, rendering the satellite inadequate, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has taken steps to remedy the situation. IRNSS-1A is the first of ISRO’s...

Indonesia celebrates National Space Day 2017 by turning off lights

On 6 August 2017, Indonesia celebrated its annual National Space Day by advocating a “Dark Sky Night” from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jakarta time, during which residents were encouraged to...

Russia & China to cooperate on Moon exploration, ISS experiments, and other space-related activities

According to Russian news agency TASS, Russia and China have finalized a cooperation agreement to extend their partnership in space-related activities. Under the agreement, Russian space contractor Glavcosmos will work with...

Industrial Internet discussed at China-Russia scientific council meeting

Russia and China held the second meeting of the China-Russia Council for Science and Innovation on 20th July 2017 in Moscow, aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation. The meeting aimed at coming...

Indonesia’s space agency holds rocketry contest for university students

Indonesia's National Aeronautics and Aviation Agency (LAPAN), organised a Rocket Assembly and Rocket Indonesia Contest (Komunrindo), and a Weather Balloon Assembly Contest 2017 (Kombat) for public and private university students all...

ISRO launch vehicle budgets and revenues

Yesterday, during a session of the Lok Sabha (the Indian parliament’s Lower House), several questions were raised about the budget and revenues of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO’s) launch vehicles. Budget...

The Australian Capital Territory and South Australia sign MoU to develop space industry

Today, the governments of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the state of South Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop the space industry in Australia. The catalyst behind...

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