Space tourism: with Elon Musk’s SpaceX sending first civilians into low-Earth orbit this year, ambitious plans are being hatched

South China Morning Post, 18 April 2021 Many of us fantasise about boldly going to explore the final frontier but, despite decades of blue-sky thinking, space tourism has largely remained the stuff of science fiction. Now, though, the race for space is heating up as several aeronautical tourism projects near fruition. They promise to offer…

SLA & SSTL Launches Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Innovation Challenge

PRESS RELEASE Tertiary students invited to develop wearable monitoring solution using high precision satellite positioning system to benefit the elderly and persons with special needs The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) and Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL) are launching the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Innovation Challenge on 25 February 2021 to offer college and…

Momentus and Qosmosys Announce First Singaporean Lunar Mission on Momentus’ Ardoride Service Vehicle

February 16, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time   SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Momentus Inc. (“Momentus” or the “Company”), a commercial space company offering in-space infrastructure services, and Qosmosys, a new space venture founded in Singapore last year, announced today a service agreement to deliver two cubesats to low lunar orbit as early as 2024 via…

SAR-Based Flood Damage Assessment Solution Service Debuts From Synspective

Satnews, December 10 2020 Synspective Inc., a Japanese company providing satellite data and derived solutions using small-sized SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) satellites, launches its SAR-based “Flood Damage Assessment Solution” service, which provides damage information when a flood occurs, using the highly reliable SAR-attributable data capabilities of all-weather, any time, high-frequency observation. The “Flood Damage Assessment Solution”…

Pandemic does not slow Singapore-Australia’s Northern Territory Space and Deep Tech collaborations

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Australia’s Northern Territory Government, the Darwin Innovation Hub, Cap Vista Pte Ltd and Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL) SINGAPORE, 19 November 2020 – 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…

With Singapore emerging as space technology hub of Southeast Asia, we talk to scientists, inventors and ‘astropreneurs’ in the Lion City

South China Morning Post 19 Nov 2020 With Elon Musk’s SpaceX shuttling Nasa astronauts to the International Space Station and Virgin Galactic planning to begin commercial flights next year, space has never been more accessible. For the business-minded, it’s never had more commercial potential. Around US$3.25 billion was invested in space start-ups in 2018, while…