Thailand’s mu Space Corp to raise US$9.2m in funding

mu Space Corp, a new space startup based in Thailand seeking to provide satellite services, has just announced it is targeting to raise at least 300 million THB (US$9.2 million) in...

Japan’s ispace selects SpaceX for first two lunar missions

ispace, a Japan-based company developing robotics for lunar delivery and resource exploration, announced today that SpaceX will be the launch provider for its first two maiden voyages to the Moon scheduled...

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...

Microsat developer Axelspace moves into components business

Japanese space startup Axelspace, which has developed 5 microsatellites to date, has announced it will be developing critical components to prepare for the mass production of next-generation microsatellites. This initiative aims...

Updates on GLXP teams from Israel, India and Japan

Former Google Lunar X-Prize team SpaceIL have announced a launch and landing date via social media and other outlets. If all goes to plan, then Israel will be the fourth country...

Interview: Space BD’s CEO on ISS nanosatellite launches, changes in JAXA, and Japan’s space...

Space BD is a Japanese space startup focusing on facilitating nanosatellite launch services. Currently, they provide launch opportunities from Japan’s module in the International Space Station (ISS), and have started offering rideshare opportunities on...

Additive Manufacturing in Launch Vehicles

Additive Manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing, as it is commonly known, is a technology that is being more and more used in manufacturing across many industries. The space industry is no...

Singapore, Australia student experiments being run on ISS

Two teams of students from Singapore and Australia, aged 16-22, designed research experiments that blasted off from the National Aeronautics and Administration (NASA) Mid-Atlantic Spaceport, on 21 May. The experiments, which test...

Indian launch vehicle startup AgniKul selected for Airbus BizLab

AgniKul Cosmos, a Chennai-based startup aiming to develop its own small launch vehicles, has been selected as one of the 24 new startups to join Airbus’ accelerator BizLab. Through this programme,...

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...
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