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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…

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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,…

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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

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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…

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梦比天高

联合早报, 2021年1月8日 钱诗敏自小就对科幻电影和小说着迷,神秘的外太空更是让她兴奋不已。在大学的职业展上,她发现了和航天与科技相关的这份工作。 好奇心重,求知欲强的钱诗敏(27岁)自小就对科幻电影和小说着迷,尤其是神秘的外太空,更是让她兴奋不已。 她目前在推动太空工业发展的新加坡航天与科技有限公司负责教育与创新工作,主要职务是筹备新加坡太空挑战赛和新加坡航天学院露营等项目。除了提升公众对太空的意识,以及为宇航工业培养本地年轻人才,她也不断吸收新知识,接触到的太空领域专家都乐于分享,让她时刻满足求知欲望。 (…继续阅读全文!) 钱诗敏说:“太空业可发展的方面特别广,包括卫星、导航以及挖掘等科技技术,等着我们去开发并应用在人们的生活中,另外还有很多太空谜底也没被解开。” Link to article

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SAR-Based Flood Damage Assessment Solution Service Debuts From Synspective

Satnews, December 10 2020 Synspective Inc., a Japanese company providing satellite data and derived solutions using small-sized SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) satellites, launches its SAR-based “Flood Damage Assessment Solution” service, which provides damage information when a flood occurs, using the highly reliable SAR-attributable data capabilities of all-weather, any time, high-frequency observation.…

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Pandemic does not slow Singapore-Australia’s Northern Territory Space and Deep Tech collaborations

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Australia’s Northern Territory Government, the Darwin Innovation Hub, Cap Vista Pte Ltd and Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL) SINGAPORE, 19 November 2020 – On 19 November 2020, the Australia’s Northern Territory Government and the Darwin Innovation Hub signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…

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With Singapore emerging as space technology hub of Southeast Asia, we talk to scientists, inventors and ‘astropreneurs’ in the Lion City

South China Morning Post 19 Nov 2020 With Elon Musk’s SpaceX shuttling Nasa astronauts to the International Space Station and Virgin Galactic planning to begin commercial flights next year, space has never been more accessible. For the business-minded, it’s never had more commercial potential. Around US$3.25 billion was invested in…

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Singapore Space & Technology and SpaceBelt Bring Innovative Space Technology to Asia

SINGAPORE, November 10, 2020   SpaceBelt Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Cloud Constellation Corporation and Singapore Space & Technology Ltd (SSTL), announce a collaboration to bring innovative space technology for secured data storage services. Cloud Constellation’s SpaceBeltTM Data Security-as-a-Service (DSaaS) aims to offer government and business community an innovative cyber security platform in…

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太空专家破解 火星影剧背后的科学

联合早报, 2020年9月30日 自古以来,人类就对火星充满向往和好奇。2020年是火星年,三国先后发射火星探测器,探索这颗红色星球;Netflix也趁势推出一部跟火星探险有关的剧集《远漂》。《联合早报》记者针对《远漂》,以及提名2016年奥斯卡最佳影片《火星任务》的情节,访问三名太空科技专家,了解这些火星科幻作品背后的科学。 火星最近真“火”。三国在今年7月先后发射火星探测器,阿联酋抢先在20日发射“希望号”,中国接着在23日发射“天问一号”,美国最后在30日发射“毅力号”。 无独有偶,Netflix本月初也推出一部跟火星探险有关的剧集《远漂》(Away),讲述来自美、英、印、俄、中五国的太空人,一起展开为期三年的漫长火星旅程,为人类踏上火星创造历史。该剧由两届奥斯卡影后希拉莉史旺(Hilary Swank)担纲主演,饰演中国太空人的则是曾演出《末代皇帝》《宋家皇朝》《如懿传》的华人女星邬君梅。 (…继续阅读全文!) 陈淑婷说:“太空人至今只到过月球和国际太空站,没人到过火星。去火星的旅途很遥远,太空人会在太空呆更长时间,人体将面对更长时间的压力,因此这些太空症状可能更糟。关键是科技能否进展到在火星旅途中为太空人创造地球般的环境。” Link to article

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Why It Matters S4 E8 – Why Aim For Space?

Why It Matters S4 – EP8 Why Aim For Space? By CNA Published: 30 Sep 2020 Audio: English The space race is heating up once again – with space superpowers and private companies with deep pockets attempting missions to the Moon and beyond. Enter a new contender – Singapore. What can a…

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SSTL Team: Deronn Len

(GSTC) was exhausting and stressful especially with all the preparation. Nevertheless, I am grateful as I learnt how a successful event is planned and organised. Toh Bao Yi August 2020 And of course, the team would not be half as organised as we are without the valuable team player that…

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SSTL Team: Toh Bao Yi

(GSTC) was exhausting and stressful especially with all the preparation. Nevertheless, I am grateful as I learnt how a successful event is planned and organised. Toh Bao Yi August 2020   And of course, the team would not be half as organised as we are without the valuable team player…

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SSTL Team: Gillian Chin

My favourite moment was probably going to Washington to be a part of IAC 2019. It really put into perspective how Singapore fits into the greater space ecosystem. GIllian Chin June 2020  The second team member to be in the spotlight is our Coordinator of Education Programmes, Gillian Chin. She…

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SSTL Team: Davis Zheng

June 2020   It’s time to introduce the members who’ll be contributing behind-the-scenes. First, the elusive cyber-warrior, Davis Zheng. After being with us for 2 years, he’ll be leaving in July to serve the nation. So, let’s take a walk down memory lane!   How did you come about joining…

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HADR 2020

Asia is regularly hit by typhoons (also known as hurricanes or tropical cyclones) during the monsoon season. These storms often result in flooding, deaths and the destruction of homes, roads, and other basic infrastructure. Mission Statement Develop an AI empowered application that can assist response teams in efficiently analysing satellite images of…

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