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…

Aurora Propulsion Technologies closes €1.7M seed for spacecraft maneuvering and deorbiting tech

MADRID, Feb 19 (EUROPA PRESS) – The satellite telecommunications operator Sateliot has closed a convertible note for the amount of one million euros in the framework of its series ‘A’, the first tranche that will serve to finance its constellation of nanosatellites that will provide 5G coverage to the Internet universe of Things (IoT).  In a…

Synspective Starts SAR Demo in Guatemala for Disaster Prevention

Via Satellite, 7 Oct, 2021 Japanese satellite company Synspective has begun a demonstration for a disaster prevention management system in Guatemala. Synspecitve is working with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on this pilot project, announced Thursday.  Synspective provides Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery, which can capture data through cloud and darkness. The company is testing its Land Displacement Monitoring…

Skyrora agrees decade-long launch deal with Shetland spaceport

Insider, 12 Oct, 2021 Rocket company Skyrora has agreed a multi-launch deal with the SaxaVord spaceport on Unst, the most northerly of the Shetland Islands, as it moves closer to launching its XL rocket in 2022. This is the first agreement Skyrora has made with a Scottish Spaceport. If successful, this could be the first…

Dhruva Space secures Rs 22 crore funding from IAN, Blue Ashva Capital

The Economic Times, Oct 25, 2021 Bengaluru: Indian space technology startup Dhruva Space has raised Rs 22 crore in funding led by Indian Angel Network (IAN) Fund and Blue Ashva Capital as it eyes the global market for integrated satellite manufacturing, launch and ground station services. The Hyderabad, India and Austria-based company, which claims it is already executing projects worth…

Macnica and Synspective Building a Sustainable Society using Data-Driven Approaches

Synspective, Dec 17, 2021 Macnica, Inc. (headquarters: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, President: Kazumasa Hara), a services and solutions provider of semiconductors, network equipment, cybersecurity, and AI/IoT, and Synspective, Inc., have entered into an MOU and will collaborate on building a sustainable society using data-driven approaches. Today, data can address social infrastructure, disaster prevention measures, and…

Klepsydra raises CHF 1 million to further advance and certificate its edge computing software

venturelab.swiss, Dec 20, 2021 Inspired by algorithmic trading techniques, Klepsydra develops high-performance software for edge data processing applications in real-time. Its unprecedented results can be applied today to all kinds of small computers that are found in thousands of devices used daily in sectors such as space, aerospace, automobiles, robotics, IoT, smart agriculture, and medicine.…

Japan space agency starts recruiting astronauts for 1st time in 13 years

JapanToday, Dec 21, 2021 For the first time in 13 years, Japan’s space agency on Monday started recruiting new astronauts to carry out missions on the International Space Station and participate in a U.S.-led lunar exploration program. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency aims to finish the recruitment drive by February 2023, accepting applications through March…

Skyrora Builds the Largest Hybrid 3D Printer in Europe to Manufacture Engine Parts for Future Rockets

Skyrora, Dec, 22, 2021 Custom-built Skyprint 2 will drastically reduce manufacturing time and produce parts up to 2.3 metres high when it starts production in Q2 2022  Edinburgh, 22 December 2021 – Skyrora has created Skyprint 2, the largest hybrid printer of its kind in Europe, to optimise the speed and efficiency of manufacturing rocket…