Nanoracks & Japan’s GITAI to perform technical demonstration of a robot in ISS airlock

In 2021, space robotics start-up GITAI, in collaboration with Nanoracks, will conduct a technical demonstration of a GITAI robot executing versatile tasks inside the Nanoracks’ Bishop Airlock Module installed on Node...

China conducts first commercial sea launch

Yesterday (15 September 2020), at 9:23 am Beijing time (GMT+8), China conducted its first commercial sea launch, and second sea launch overall. This took place from a mobile launch platform aboard...

Singapore rocket company Equatorial signs MoU with UK launch broker CST for maiden flight...

Singapore-based rocket company, Equatorial Space Systems (ESS), has announced a new partnership with UK-based Commercial Space Technologies Ltd (CST) for launch services to CST’s clients using the company’s Volans small launcher,...

Axelspace to use its satellite imagery to contribute to research on red tide outbreaks

Japan's Axelspace has announced an agreement with Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Hiroshima University and Hydro Technology Institute Co.,Ltd., on the joint research about the prediction of red tide outbreaks, which could...

Virgin Orbit partners with Japan’s Oita Prefecture for its first Asian launch site

Virgin Orbit has announced a new partnership with Japan's Oita Prefecture to host its first Asian launch site at Oita Airport, with the support of ANA Holdings Inc. and the Space...

Australia’s Myriota to acquire 4 exactEarth satellites

Myriota, an Australian company providing nanosatellite internet of things (IoT) connectivity, has signed an agreement with Canada's exactEarth Ltd. to acquire four of the latter's satellites, along with its global ground...

Momentus to launch Taiwan’s IRIS-A satellite

Momentus, which is developing the Vigoride orbital transfer vehicle which uses water plasma thrusters, has signed an agreement with Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) and Odysseus Space for the upcoming...

Mitsubishi Electric begins developing new satellite

Amid the global Covid-19 pandemic, Mitsubishi Electric has announced that it has begun development of a new Earth Observation satellite for Japan's space agency JAXA. The new satellite, known as the Global...

NASA, New Zealand partner to collect climate data from commercial aircraft using GNSS

NASA is partnering with the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, New Zealand Space Agency, Air New Zealand and the University of Auckland to install next-generation Global Navigation Satellite...

Australia to develop cubesat for predicting bushfires

Australia is currently developing its first cubesat designed to predict where bushfires are likely to start and those that will be difficult to contain. The development will take place at The Australian...

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