World Bank and Singapore Space & Technology launch Digital Earth Partnership Technology Challenge on Urban Heat

Yahoo!Finance, Dec 23, 2021 SINGAPORE, Dec. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Singapore Space & Technology Limited (SSTL) announces the second year of its partnership with the World Bank Group, to organize a Digital Earth Partnership Technology Challenge focused on the measurement and analysis of extreme urban heat. The challenge aims to improve our understanding of the Urban Heat…

Amazon’s Alexa and Cisco’s Webex are heading to deep space on NASA’s upcoming Moon mission

The Verge, Jan 5, 2022 When NASA debuts its new massive deep-space rocket for the first time in the coming months, a familiar voice assistant and video teleconferencing tool will be going along for the ride. A version of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant and Cisco’s Webex videoconferencing platform will be included on the flight to space,…

SpaceX launches 105 small satellites into orbit, nails rocket landing

space.com, Jan 13, 2022 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its second rocket of the year Thursday morning (Jan. 13) as one of its veteran boosters carried 105 small satellites into orbit before landing back on Earth. The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket lifted off into a clear blue sky at 10:25 a.m. EST (1525 GMT) from Space Launch…

The sky is no limit for Brisbane aerospace start-up Hypersonix

Business News Australia, Jan 14, 2022 An Australian aerospace engineering start-up is partnering with the University of Sydney to build a zero emissions hypersonic spaceplane capable of deploying small satellites into low earth orbit. Brisbane-based Hypersonix Launch Systems, which is aiming to provide sustainable and affordable access to space, will collaborate with University of Sydney’s…

Nanosatellite with Singapore start-up’s thruster deployed into space on SpaceX mission

The Straits Times, Jan 14, 2022 SINGAPORE – Billionaire Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, deployed a nanosatellite into orbit early on Friday (Jan 14) morning, bringing along with it a thruster that was designed and produced by a Singaporean tech start-up. The thruster engine was from Aliena, a company started in 2018 by two students who…

Govt to invest S$150 million into Singapore’s space R&D: Gan Kim Yong

Today, 9 February, 2022 The Government will be investing S$150 million into space research and development to develop Singapore’s space capabilities, Trade and Industry Minister Gan Kim Yong announced on Wednesday (Feb 9). Speaking at the Global Space and Technology Convention, Mr Gan said that the investment will be made by the Office for Space…

Govt to invest S$150 million into Singapore’s space R&D: Gan Kim Yong

today.com, Feb 9, 2022 The Government will be investing S$150 million into space research and development to develop Singapore’s space capabilities, Trade and Industry Minister Gan Kim Yong announced on Wednesday (Feb 9). Speaking at the Global Space and Technology Convention, Mr Gan said that the investment will be made by the Office for Space…

Notice regarding launch schedule for our Second SAR Satellite “StriX-β”

Synspective, 10 Feb, 2022 TOKYO, 2022, February 10 – Synspective Inc., a SAR satellite data and solutions provider, announced today the official launch schedule of StriX-β, its second SAR satellite. Scheduled Date of Launch The launch window is set during a 14-day launch window opening on February 27, 2022 UTC. Exact lift-off target date will…

Sateliot raises 10 million euros in Series A round

Via Space News, 9 Feb, 2022 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Sateliot raised 10 million euros ($11.4 million) in a Series A investment round the Spanish internet-of-things startup conducted in two tranches. Sateliot raised 6.5 million euros in the first tranche of deals completed in December. At the SmallSat Symposium here, Sateliot executives said they concluded…