SSTL Team: Gillian Chin

My favourite moment was probably going to Washington to be a part of IAC 2019. It really put into perspective how Singapore fits into the greater space ecosystem. GIllian Chin June 2020  The second team member to be in the spotlight is our Coordinator of Education Programmes, Gillian Chin. She is the person-in-charge of our…

SSTL Team: Toh Bao Yi

(GSTC) was exhausting and stressful especially with all the preparation. Nevertheless, I am grateful as I learnt how a successful event is planned and organised. Toh Bao Yi August 2020   And of course, the team would not be half as organised as we are without the valuable team player that we are going to…

SSTL Team: Deronn Len

(GSTC) was exhausting and stressful especially with all the preparation. Nevertheless, I am grateful as I learnt how a successful event is planned and organised. Toh Bao Yi August 2020 And of course, the team would not be half as organised as we are without the valuable team player that we are going to be…

MEDIA RELEASE THE SOLUTION TO SPACE DEBRIS – Awards Ceremony for Singapore Space Challenge (SSC) 2020

The grand prize of S$10,000 is won by a team of four. The group, named ‘Starfleet Command’, proposed a solution for space debris   Singapore, 22 September 2020 – We are excited to announce that SSC will be hosting its first-ever virtual Awards Ceremony on 23 September, 4:00pm (SGT). ‘Starfleet Command’ clinched the top award…

Why It Matters S4 E8 – Why Aim For Space?

Why It Matters S4 – EP8 Why Aim For Space? By CNA Published: 30 Sep 2020 Audio: English The space race is heating up once again – with space superpowers and private companies with deep pockets attempting missions to the Moon and beyond. Enter a new contender – Singapore. What can a small nation like Singapore achieve…

太空专家破解 火星影剧背后的科学

联合早报, 2020年9月30日 自古以来,人类就对火星充满向往和好奇。2020年是火星年,三国先后发射火星探测器,探索这颗红色星球;Netflix也趁势推出一部跟火星探险有关的剧集《远漂》。《联合早报》记者针对《远漂》,以及提名2016年奥斯卡最佳影片《火星任务》的情节,访问三名太空科技专家,了解这些火星科幻作品背后的科学。 火星最近真“火”。三国在今年7月先后发射火星探测器,阿联酋抢先在20日发射“希望号”,中国接着在23日发射“天问一号”,美国最后在30日发射“毅力号”。 无独有偶,Netflix本月初也推出一部跟火星探险有关的剧集《远漂》(Away),讲述来自美、英、印、俄、中五国的太空人,一起展开为期三年的漫长火星旅程,为人类踏上火星创造历史。该剧由两届奥斯卡影后希拉莉史旺(Hilary Swank)担纲主演,饰演中国太空人的则是曾演出《末代皇帝》《宋家皇朝》《如懿传》的华人女星邬君梅。 (…继续阅读全文!) 陈淑婷说:“太空人至今只到过月球和国际太空站,没人到过火星。去火星的旅途很遥远,太空人会在太空呆更长时间,人体将面对更长时间的压力,因此这些太空症状可能更糟。关键是科技能否进展到在火星旅途中为太空人创造地球般的环境。” Link to article

Visualizing All of Earth’s Satellites: Who Owns Our Orbit?

Visual Capitalist, October 20, 2020 Visualizing All of Earth’s Satellites For centuries, humans have looked to space and the stars for answers. The fascination is more than philosophical—it’s coupled with the need to solve problems here on Earth. Today, there are seemingly countless benefits and applications of space technology. Satellites, for instance, are becoming critical…