Gilmour Space secures US$13.7 million in Series B funding

Gilmour Space Technologies, Singapore- and Australia-based newspace company, has raised AU$19 million (US$13.7 million) to scale-up and launch its first commercial hybrid rocket to space in 2020, according to the company's press...

Interview: Microspace, Singapore’s 1st Newspace company

Microspace, which builds and operates its own nanosatellites, is Singapore's first Newspace company, having set up here in 2007. The company launched its first satellite POPSAT in 2014, making history for...

The engineering ingenuity of Rocket Lab’s Electron and Photon

Rocket Lab’s Electron vehicle, which is all about providing low-cost access to space for small payloads, is back in service after a failed Flight 13 mission just a little more than...

9 VCs who have invested in Asia-Pacific space startups

Raising capital is often a struggle for NewSpace companies, especially in a region which is relatively unfamiliar with space technology. Often, space companies have to turn to individuals, private angel investors,...

Capricorn Space secures licences to establish ground stations in Australia

Melbourne-based Capricorn Space, a ground segment operator and service provider founded in early 2018, has secured licences from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to establish ground infrastructure in Australia. Initial...

Singapore-based space debris removal company Astroscale secures US$50m in Series D round

Astroscale, a Singapore-headquartered space debris removal startup with offices in Japan and the UK, has just received US$50 million in its Series D round of funding. The round was led by Japan’s...

Space BD to facilitate Crest Astra’s 1st nanosat launch

Japan-based Space BD has been selected to broker the launch of the first nanosatellite developed by Crest Astra, a Japanese startup planning to develop and commercialize nanosatellites and launchers. The launch of...

Australia’s Northern Territory Government & Darwin Innovation Hub sign MoU with Singapore’s SSTL, Cap...

On 19 November 2020, the Australia’s Northern Territory  Government and the Darwin Innovation Hub signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  with Cap Vista Pte Ltd and Singapore Space & Technology Ltd...

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