Space BD selected as sole service provider for nanosat deployment on Japan’s first HTV-X...

Space BD, a Japanese space startup that provides access to space, has been selected by Japan's space agency JAXA as an exclusive service provider for nanosatellite deployment from the first HTV-X,...

Gilmour Space passes first orbital engine tests, aims for suborbital launch in 2018

Gilmour Space Technologies, a rocket company based in Australia/Singapore, has just announced the success of the first of its full-scale orbital engine tests. In December, Gilmour Space conducted ground tests of its...

Filipino startup CirroLytix wins earth observation award for tools such as dengue hotspot prediction

CirroLytix Research Services, a Philippines-based startup that aims to create social impact through big data, has won an award in the 2020 Group on Earth Observations' Sustainable Development Goals (GEO SDG)...

Interview: Independence-X, Malaysia’s NewSpace pioneer

Independence-X Aerospace is a company of industry professionals and academics based out of Technology Park Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur with the aim of transforming Malaysia into a space hub as well...

Thailand’s mu Space Corp picks Blue Origin as launch partner

Yet another agreement involving a NewSpace startup has been signed at this year’s International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, following announcements by Fleet, Saber Astronautics, and satsearch.co. mu Space Corp, a startup...

Singapore startups’ NuX-1 cubesat to be orbited via Momentus, SpaceX

Singapore startups Aliena and NuSpace have signed a launch service agreement with US-based Momentus for their NuX-1 cubesat, to be orbited during the first quarter of 2021. Under the agreement, Momentus will...

Singapore’s NUS conducts suborbital graphene tests for space R&D

On 30 June 2018, the Centre for Advanced Two-Dimensional Materials (CA2DM) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) tested the properties of graphene in a space environment, in order to provide...

Japan-based ispace raises additional $1.8m in Series A, totaling $94.5m

ispace, a Japan-based private lunar exploration company, announced earlier this month that it has raised US$1.8 million from Tohoku University Venture Partners Co., Ltd (THVP). This funding comes in addition to the...

Astroscale’s ELSA-d satellite to launch via Glavkosmos in 2020

Astroscale, the space debris removal startup, has contracted with Glavkosmos/GK Launch Services to launch its pioneering ELSA-d (End of Life Services by Astroscale -demonstration) mission on a Soyuz-2 cluster mission from Baikonur Cosmodrome...

Japanese space robot startup GITAI selected for 1st Google Demo Day Asia

GITAI, a Japan-based startup developing a humanoid robot for use in space, has been selected as one of the 10 finalists qualified to pitch at Google Demo Day Asia. An initiative allowing...
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