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....

Singapore’s Infinite Orbits wins NewSpace Pitch at APSCC2019

Last week, during the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC)'s annual Satellite Conference and Exhibition (APSCC2019), Singapore/UK startup Infinite Orbits clinched the top prize at the event's first ever NewSpace...

Arianespace to launch Malaysia’s MEASAT-3d in 2021

Malaysian telecommunications company MEASAT will launch its latest satellite, MEASAT-3d, aboard Arianespace's heavy lift launcher, Ariane 5. The Airbus-built satellite will be launched in 2021 from Arianespace's launch site...

ITU stipulates NGSO constellations must complete deployment in 7 years

At the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) in Egypt, member states of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) established regulatory procedures for the deployment of non-geostationary satellite (NGSO) systems in specific...

Space BD to facilitate Crest Astra’s 1st nanosat launch

Japan-based Space BD has been selected to broker the launch of the first nanosatellite developed by Crest Astra, a Japanese startup planning to develop and commercialize nanosatellites and launchers.

China completes Mars lander collision avoidance test

China has announced the completion of its Mars lander collision avoidance test, and this is also the first time China has made public the progress of its Mars mission...

New Zealand invests $3m into space research projects, $26m into MethaneSAT

New Zealand's Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has set up a Str Catalyst: Strategic Space Fund, which has recently invested NZ$500,000 (approximately US$300,000) into each of six...

China’s ExPace launches Jilin-1 Gaofen-02A satellite

Today, at 11.40 a.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), Chinese commercial launch company ExPace launched the Jilin-1 Gaofen-02A small satellite using the Kuaizhou-1A (KZ-1A) light launcher. The launch took place at...

SSTL partners with the Philippines for NovaSAR-1 imagery

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has signed an agreement with the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) to provide a share of the tasking...

NanoAvionics to build nanosat for Singapore’s CaLeMPSat Research Mission

Nanosatellite mission integrator NanoAvionics has received a contract to build a 12U nanosatellite bus for the Singaporean research mission “Cathode-Less Micro Propulsion Satellite” (CaLeMPSat). The satellite bus is targeted...
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