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...

Japan launches reconnaissance satellite IGS-Radar 6

Yesterday at 13:20 JST (GMT+9), Japan’s space agency JAXA successfully launched IGS-Radar 6, a reconnaissance satellite that will add to its Information Gathering Satellite (IGS) series. The launch took place at Tanegashima...

JAXA announces new asteroid flyby mission to Phaethon

Today, Japan's space agency the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced the details of a new mission to study interplanetary dust, scheduled to launch in 2022 via JAXA's Epsilon rocket. Known as...

Kenya’s first satellite deployed from JAXA’s ISS module

On 11 May 2018, the first ever Kenyan was deployed into space from Japan’s space agency JAXA’s module on International Space Station (ISS). The satellite, known as 1KUNS-PF, is a 1U Cubesat...

JAXA & ISRO to embark on Joint Lunar Polar Exploration

Japan’s space agency JAXA and India’s space agency ISRO have signed an Implementation Arrangement (IA) for a Joint Lunar Polar Expedition. Under the IA, the two agencies will jointly conduct a feasibility...

Singapore’s Addvalue gets US type approval for maritime satcomm terminal

Singapore public-listed company Addvalue Innovation has announced that two of its products – the iFleetONE maritime satellite communications terminal and its Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) – have been type approved by...

Australian NewSpace company Fleet signs MoU with CNES

Australian NewSpace company Fleet has marked the first day of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 in Adelaide, Australia, by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with France's space agency, CNES....

Australia’s new Space Industry Roadmap reveals space exploration plans

On 24 September, Australia’s national science agency CSIRO published its latest space industry roadmap, which aims to grow the nation’s domestic space industry to AU$12 billion (US$8.7 billion) by 2030. The...

Papua New Guinea to use Aireon’s space-based air traffic surveillance

Papua New Guinea Air Services Limited (PNGASL), which provides air navigation services for the country's airspace, has signed an agreement to deploy Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) air traffic surveillance...

Indonesia to use remote sensing data for rice cultivation

Yesterday, Indonesia's space agency held a National Seminar for Remote Sensing (Sinas Inderaja) in Depok, West Java, which aimed to educate stakeholders on how earth observation and remote sensing technology can...
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