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…

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…

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…

Ladies who launch: Meet some of the female stars of the private space industry.

Fortune, 5 Oct, 2021 Lynette Tan, Chief Executive of Singapore Space and Technology Ltd shared her mission in a feature by Fortune Magazine alongside other space visionaries. Watch the video “Ladies who Launch: Meet some of the female starts of the private space industry” below, where interviewees share how they are powering some of the…

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…

Sateliot closes a convertible note of one million euros in the framework of its series ‘A’

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…

MoU For SAR Satellite Data Signed By Synspective + Oriental Consultants Global

SATNEWS – JULY 19, 2021 Due to the coronavirus and the increasing frequency and intensity of natural disasters, the overseas infrastructure environment is changing and new countermeasures are required. In this strategic alliance, OC Global and Synspective will work jointly on the implementation of monitoring technology using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite1 data in the fields…

Soyuz launch marks first full-commercial mission of Russia’s GK Launch Services

SPACENEWS – MAR 22, 2021 SEOUL, South Korea — A Soyuz rocket launched 38 satellites from 18 countries on Monday, including South Korea’s CAS500-1 remote sensing satellite, in the first all-commercial rideshare mission GK Launch Services has arranged without a Russian government satellite onboard.   In a YouTube livestream, the kerosene-fueled, three-stage Soyuz-2.1a — painted…

Aurora Propulsion Technologies and Aliena Pte Ltd Enter Into Collaboration

SATELLITE EVOLUTION GROUP – FEB 24, 2021 Aurora Propulsion Technologies and Aliena enter into collaboration for the development of technology for in-space propulsion. The companies also agree to promote industrial and commercial collaboration with an aim of enabling small space craft manufacturers an easy and comprehensive access to the most demanding components in space technology.…