Malaysia’s XOX, AdvanceTC, partner for satellite smartphones

Malaysia's XOX Mobile and AdvanceTC have announced an agreement to launch, over the next nine months, a range of 4G and 5G smartphones named XPLORE. This smartphone series will...

Indonesia opens its largest anechoic chamber for satellite testing

Last Friday, Indonesia's space agency LAPAN officially opened its largest anechoic chamber, measuring 20 x 11 x 9.9 metres, in order to improve the country's satellite development capabilities. The...

Mitsubishi Electric completes new satellite production facility

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced the completion of a new facility for the production of satellites at the company’s Kamakura Works in Kamakura, Japan. Together with...

SSC & Singapore’s Geo-insights sign MoU on APAC ground station services

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and Geo-Insights (GI), a new joint venture company formed between DSO National Laboratories and ST Engineering Electronics in Singapore, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Arianespace orbits Japanese, South Korean satellites

On Tuesday, February 18, Arianespace's Ariane 5 launched two geostationary satellites, JCSAT-17 for the Japanese operator SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, and GEO-KOMPSAT-2B for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI).

Two space projects selected for Australia’s CRC Projects grant, worth US$3.9m

Australia's Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants, which support short-term collaborative research projects, has selected 2 space-related projects out of the 24 recently awarded. The first,...

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...

Singapore’s defence investment arm partners with SSTL for Project Cyclotron

Cap Vista, the strategic investment arm of Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), and Singapore Space and Technology Limited (SSTL), which focuses on developing the space ecosystem in...

Infostellar signs agreement with Azercosmos to use Azerbaijani ground station

Azerbaijani satellite operator Azercosmos and Japanese Newspace company Infostellar, which offers Ground-Segment-as-a-Service, have signed an agreement that will enable Infostellar customers access to their satellite constellations from the Azercosmos...

Hungary signs space MoU with Singapore’s SSTA

On 6 February, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Space & Technology Association (SSTA) to cooperate on...

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