Indian gvt starts New Space company, confirms Chandrayaan-3

The Indian government has announced the incorporation of a new state-owned company, New Space India Limited (NSIL), to commercially exploit the R&D work of India's space agency ISRO....

Singapore’s Infinite Orbits wins NewSpace Pitch at APSCC2019

Last week, during the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC)'s annual Satellite Conference and Exhibition (APSCC2019), Singapore/UK startup Infinite Orbits clinched the top prize at the event's first ever NewSpace...

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.

New Zealand invests $3m into space research projects, $26m into MethaneSAT

New Zealand's Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has set up a Str Catalyst: Strategic Space Fund, which has recently invested NZ$500,000 (approximately US$300,000) into each of six...

NanoAvionics to build nanosat for Singapore’s CaLeMPSat Research Mission

Nanosatellite mission integrator NanoAvionics has received a contract to build a 12U nanosatellite bus for the Singaporean research mission “Cathode-Less Micro Propulsion Satellite” (CaLeMPSat). The satellite bus is targeted...

The ALE-2 “shooting star” satellite to launch on Rocket Lab’s Electron

Tokyo-based NewSpace company ALE will be launching its second satellite, ALE-2, with Rocket Lab’s Electron on 25 November. ALE-2 will attempt to realize the company’s aim of producing man-made shooting stars,...

Saber Astronautics secures a US$1.4m contract with Australia’s Department of Defence

Australia’s Department of Defence has awarded space engineering company Saber Astronautics a Defence Innovation Hub contract for an intelligent data fusion network to process a large number of space...

Singapore’s Addvalue delivers data relay system to Capella Space

Singapore's Addvalue has delivered the first flight model of its Inter-satellite Data Relay System (IDRS) terminal to startup Capella Space, which will fit the terminal aboard a LEO SAR...

Space blockchain platform SpaceChain awarded funding by ESA

Last month, Singapore-headquartered space blockchain platform SpaceChain, which has a UK office, was awarded funding by ESA Business Applications and Space Solutions under the Kick-start Activity program.

Rocket Lab partners with KSAT for ground station support, to deliver complete smallsat solution

US/New Zealand launch provider Rocket Lab has partnered with Norway-based Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), who will be the sole provider of ground station services for Rocket Lab's Electron launch...

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