China to build and launch Cambodia’s first satellite

On 11 January 2018, China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), which is the international commercial arm of China's space programme, announced that it has signed a framework agreement with the Royal...

Chinese scientists publish paper on ground-to-satellite quantum teleportation

A team of Chinese scientists has just published a paper demonstrating how they successfully teleported a photon from a ground station at Ngari, Tibet, to Micius, one of China’s Low Earth...

Arianespace to launch KOMPSAT-7 for South Korea’s space agency

South Korea’s space agency, the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), will launch earth observation satellite KOMPSAT-7 on Arianespace’s Vega C rocket in 2021. KOMPSAT-7 will be the fourth KARI satellite – as...

Two Chinese launches in 3 days

Earlier today, at 1.43 am Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched a BeiDou-3 navigation satellite from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre, the third satellite in the BeiDou-3 IGSO (Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit)...

China launches 3 remote sensing satellites

On 25 November 2017, at 2:10 a.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched three remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. During the launch, China’s Long March 2C rocket successfully placed...

Gilmour Space completes first of four tests for world’s first interplanetary CubeSat propulsion system

Gilmour Space Technologies, a new space launch company based in Australia and Singapore, has successfully completed the first of four rocket motor tests for a CubeSat propulsion system that can potentially...

China launches another three Yaogan-30 satellites

On 26 December 2017, at 3:44 a.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched three remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. During the launch, China’s Long March 2C rocket successfully placed...

NASA to contribute to 2 upcoming JAXA missions

NASA and Japan’s space agency, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), have announced plans to continue collaborating on space exploration missions. In a press conference held at JAXA headquarters yesterday, the two...

China’s Long March 2C launches China-France CFOSat, Belarus’ BSUSat-1, 6 Chinese smallsats

Today, at 8:43 a.m. Beijing time (GMT+8), China’s Long March 2C rocket launched the China France Oceanography Satellite (CFOSat) from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre. Piggybacking on the satellite were Belarus’ first...

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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