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Tipping Point: NASA Offers Up to $200 Million To Help Push New Technologies to Market

Via Sci Tech Daily, 18 Feb, 2022 Companies with technologies that may advance exploration but need a little extra push to finalize development have two new opportunities to partner with NASA to make it over the finish line. Through Tipping Point, NASA seeks to support space technologies that can foster the growth…

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Singapore researchers to launch new ‘sustainable’ microsatellite to explore space

Channel News Asia, 9 Feb, 2022 SINGAPORE: Singapore is set to explore new frontiers in space by launching a microsatellite the size of a mini fridge. Led by the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Satellite Research Centre, the “pioneering project” will see a 100kg remote sensing microsatellite launched into space. The…

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Press Release GSTC 2022

Singapore Space and Technology Limited announces new fund to support space startups; launches Space Faculty to build industry talent pipeline   Singapore, 9th February 2022 – Asia’s most important space and technology convention, the Global Space and Technology Convention (GSTC), kicks off today, bringing together over 1,000 thought leaders, industry insiders…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Japan launches huge Inmarsat-6 F1 communications satellite into orbit

space.com, Dec 22, 2021 The I-6 pair “are the largest and most sophisticated commercial communications satellites ever launched.” A huge, highly advanced commercial communications satellite just took to the skies. The Inmarsat-6 F1 satellite launched atop a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-2A rocket on Wednesday (Dec. 22) from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center at 10:32 a.m.…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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