mu Space issues proposal request to build a satellite covering Asia-Pacific

mu Space Corp, a Thailand-based company with plans to operate its own geostationary telecommunication satellites, has approved the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a manufacturer to build the...

Indonesia opens its largest anechoic chamber for satellite testing

Last Friday, Indonesia's space agency LAPAN officially opened its largest anechoic chamber, measuring 20 x 11 x 9.9 metres, in order to improve the country's satellite development capabilities. The chamber is...

SES’ O3b mPower: The satellites, terminals, and capabilities

Yesterday, SES announced plans for a new Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) network known as O3b mPower, which will consist initially of a seven satellite constellation manufactured by Boeing, scheduled to be...

Mitsubishi Awarded Contract for Engineering Test Satellite 9 (ETS-9) Scheduled to Launch in 2021

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has appointed Mitsubishi Electric Corporation the prime contractor or the Engineering Test Satellite 9 (ETS-9) scheduled to launch in 2021. The ETS-9 will be the centerpiece of...

Dr Megan Clark details the priorities of the Australian Space Agency

The Australian Space Agency began operations on 1 July 2018, and has since been busy mapping the future of Australia’s space industry. At the Space Industry Association of Australia’s (SIAA's) Fourth Annual...

Arianespace marks 80th consecutive launch success with ISRO’s GSAT-17 & Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S...

On 28 June 2017 at 6:15 p.m. (local time), Arianespace’s heaviest launcher Ariane 5 launched two payloads into orbit from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. The first,...

Capricorn Space and Infostellar cooperate on On Demand ground segment services

Australian ground segment operator Capricorn Space and Japanese on-demand ground segment provider Infostellar have signed an agreement that will enable Infostellar customers access to their satellite constellations from the Australian Ground...

Inmarsat, Indian govt partner on disaster relief connectivity

Inmarsat is working in conjunction with strategic partner Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), the Indian state-owned telecommunications company, to provide vital remote connectivity to support disaster relief, according to an Inmarsat...

China launches Gaofen-11 high-resolution optical satellite

On 31 July 2018, at 11am Beijing time (GMT+8), China launched Gaofen-11 (GF-11), a high-resolution optical satellite for earth observation of China and the Belt and Road countries. The launch took...

Indonesia’s Multifunctional Satellite tender results to be announced end-2018

Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo) officially launched the Multifunctional Satellite Project at the Creative & Innovative Financing Forum held in Bali, and said that the winners of the...

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