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…

Superreiche wollen mit einer Arche die Welt retten (The super-rich want to save the world with an ark)

04/03/2021-17:06  Milliardäre, Wissenschaftler und Visionäre wollen mit einem verrückten Plan von Singapur aus die Rettung des Planeten antreten. Dafür soll ein futuristisches Luxus-Forschungsschiff gebaut werden. Auch an Normalbürger wird gedacht. Ein Schiff wird kommen. Zumindest, wenn es nach Aaron Olivera geht. In der Zukunftsstadt Singapur plant der 42-Jährige ein Projekt, das nichts Geringeres will, als…

太空初创企业助力 新加坡迈向东南亚宇航中心

联合早报, 2021年3月28日 本区域宇航产业在过去五年有显著增长,新加坡航天与科技公司把国际大腕引进本区域的同时,也积极推行太空初创企业发展计划,培养行业生力军。 新加坡自2008年以来每年举办“全球太空科技大会”(Global Space and Technology Convention),这是亚洲最大的宇航科技会议。今年因为疫情,主办方新加坡航天与科技公司(简称SSTL)上个月通过现场和线上视讯的混合方式举行这场大会,让本区域宇航业人士交换意见,探讨商机和挑战。 (…继续阅读全文!) Link to Article

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…

Mission To The Final Frontier

Linkedin Article 21 Dec 2020 In a year filled with challenges, 2020 has proven to be promising for SSTL’s innovation programmes. Despite some early disruptions given how Covid-19 virus was unfolding, SSTL pressed on to launch the first ever space accelerator programme in Southeast Asia. A World Class Programme with Global Reach This accelerator programme is…