GomSpace, ST Electronics & CAAS sign MoU for first space-based VHF communications in the...

Today, Danish nanosatellite operator GomSpace A/S signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore company ST Electronics and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). The MoU is for the development and...

ITU stipulates NGSO constellations must complete deployment in 7 years

At the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) in Egypt, member states of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) established regulatory procedures for the deployment of non-geostationary satellite (NGSO) systems in specific...

Intelsat and APSATCOM sign agreement for maritime managed services in China

Intelsat today announced it has signed an agreement with APT Mobile Satcom Ltd. (APSATCOM) to deliver a global maritime network for APSATCOM’s customers in China. Under the multi-year agreement with Intelsat, APSATCOM...

Singapore’s Kacific selects Tata Communications for terrestrial connectivity

Kacific, a new satellite operator based in Singapore, has selected Tata Communications to provide terrestrial connectivity services as it readies for the launch of its first satellite, Kacific1. Tata...

China investigates Long March 5 Y2 failure, prepares end-2018 launch of Y3

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has determined that its heavy lift launcher, the Long March 5, crashed because of momentary decline in the engine's thrust caused by localised anomalies in...

TeamIndus Selects Lab2Moon Challenge Winners to Develop Payloads for its Rover

TeamIndus, India’s entry for the Google Lunar XPrize, has selected two youth teams to develop payloads for its lunar rover currently being developed. The youth teams chosen are the winning entry Team...

Rocket Lab to Conduct Inaugural Launch at the World’s First Private Launch Site

Rocket Lab, a private US-New Zealand rocket development and launch company, has announced that it will conduct the first launch of its Electron rocket within the next two weeks. Named “It’s...

Post-Cyclone Debbie Flooding Continues to Affect Australia While it Heads towards New Zealand

Cyclone Debbie, the strongest tropical cyclone in Australia since 2015, has abated, leaving a trail of destruction and massive flooding across the Eastern Australia and Northern New Zealand. GeoScience Australia has requested...

Saber Astronautics signs MoU with satsearch at IAC 2017

As the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 closes its first day at Adelaide, Australia, NewSpace companies Saber Astronautics and satsearch.co announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. Formalized earlier today at...

China’s Chang’e 5 lunar mission delayed to 2019, Chang’e 4 on schedule

On China's annual Space Day, held on 24 April, officials from the Chinese space programme announced the lunar probe Chang'e 5 will be launched in 2019. Chang'e 5 was originally planned for...

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