Space tech a key focus for South Korea in 2020

South Korea's Ministry of Science and ICT has released its official proposal for the year 2020, subject to Presidential approval. In it, space technology is listed as one of the Ministry's...

Singapore/Malaysia universities conduct joint high-altitude balloon experiments

Last month, a team of students from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU), successfully launched two high-altitude balloons to the Earth’s stratosphere...

Japan’s NTT & Furuno Electric develop GNSS receiver for severe reception conditions

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and Furuno Electric have developed a receiver for GPS and other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) to improve time-synchronization accuracy in areas with severe reception...

Indian launch vehicle startup AgniKul selected for Airbus BizLab

AgniKul Cosmos, a Chennai-based startup aiming to develop its own small launch vehicles, has been selected as one of the 24 new startups to join Airbus’ accelerator BizLab. Through this programme,...

NewSpace company Kineis to launch Europe’s first IoT nanosatellite constellation

Kineis, a new space company based in France, is planning on launching the first European Internet of Things (IoT) nanosatellite constellation of 20 nanosatellites by the year 2021. Through this, the...

e-GEOS wins satellite data contracts in Indonesia, Japan

e-GEOS, which distributes data from the COSMO-SkyMed satellite constellation owned by the Leonardo Group and the Italian government, has just clinched two contracts for Indonesia and Japan respectively. In Indonesia, e-GEOS won...

KT Corp to use Koreasat satellites to connect families in the 2 Koreas

Following the landmark summit between North and South Korea last month, South Korea’s largest telco KT Corporation (KT) has announced it will use its Koreasat satellites to reunite families across the...

China’s remote sensing satellites discover 10 Roman ruins in Tunisia

Tunisia’s Ministry of Culture recently unveiled that Chinese scientists have uncovered 10 ancient Roman archaeological remains in Tunisia using China’s remote sensing satellites and related space-based technologies. These sites, located in Gafsa,...

Singapore, GomSpace to work on LEO-based VHF comms for aircraft

According to a press release, GomSpace together with The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) signed a research collaboration agreement on the sidelines of...

Mitsui & Co. to acquire Spaceflight Industries

On February 11, US-based rideshare launch provider Spaceflight Industries announced the signing of an agreement with Japanese company Mitsui & Co. in partnership with Yamasa Co., Ltd, to sell its satellite...

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