Thailand’s GISTDA to draft Thai Space Act

Thailand is looking to implement a National Space Act, which will integrate all the country's space-related activities, enact space laws, and boost the space economy. In a meeting held on 2...

German instrument on China’s lunar lander measures cosmic radiation

The Chang'e-4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the Moon on 3 January 2019. On board, German instrument Lunar Lander Neutron and Dosimetry (LND) has been measuring temporally...

Chinese startup Guoyao Tech working on electromagnetic propulsion for rockets

On September 20, Guangzhou-based company Guoyao Tech announced plans for a new launch system based on electromagnetic propulsion, with the aim of eventually replacing chemical rockets. The company's first step would...

Japan to take 8K images of Martian moons

Japan's space agency JAXA has announced it will be working with Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) to develop a “Super Hi-Vision Camera” that is capable of filming in 4K and 8K for...

NanoAvionics partners with Ananth Technologies to enter India’s space market

NanoAvionics has signed a partnership agreement with Ananth Technologies Ltd (ATL) which marks NanoAvionics’ entry into India’s growing NewSpace industry. The agreement makes Ananth Technologies the official distributor of NanoAvionics’ products and...

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...

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