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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SSTL: Space Tech Companies Worldwide Compete in International Challenge to Improve Flood Risks in the Region

Financial Times, 29 May 2020 SINGAPORE, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Singapore Space and Technology Limited (SSTL) is pleased to announce its collaboration with the World Bank Group for the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Challenge. This challenge supports the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility (SEADRIF), which has developed a regional catastrophe risk pool for flood risks…

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SSC 2020 Results

Congratulations to this year’s HADR Challenge winners! We will be in touch with the respective teams to follow up with more details. In the meantime, should you have any queries, please contact Ms. Gillian Chin at gillian.chin@space.org.sg Grand Prize TEAM VEGA Temasek Polytechnic Runner Up TEAM MEAN MACHINE Singapore Polytechnic

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企发局与业界推“太空加速计划” 张志贤:助新创公司涉足亚太市场

LianHe ZaoBao, 7 Feb 2020 新加坡企业发展局与本地公司合作推动“太空加速计划”,协助新创公司涉足亚太市场。 国务资政兼国家安全统筹部长张志贤昨天(2月6日)在环球太空与科技大会上致辞时指出,新加坡企业发展局与本地公司Singapore Space and Technology Limited合作推动的“太空加速计划”,将协助新创公司进入其他市场和获得资金,同时获得国际专家支持。 张志贤说,电脑科技日新月异,商业模式也日趋创新。这不仅使太空科技和上太空更容易,成本也越来越低,同时为较小的国家如新加坡创造更多空间。小国可透过研究与开发或设计政策来推动行业增长,商家也能搭上这股风潮,推出太空相关服务。 新加坡太空与科技协会也将与新加坡土地管理局、推广全球导航卫星系统的国际机构Multi-GNSS Asia,携手举办今年的全球导航卫星系统区域论坛,推动相关应用和计划。 来自全球公司、政府机构、新创公司的逾700人和超过30个参展商出席在新加坡君悦酒店举办的这场两天研讨会。 Link to article

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Hungary signs space MoU with Singapore’s SSTA

Space Tech Asia, 7 Feb 2020 Hungary signs space MoU with Singapore’s SSTA By Deyana Goh – February 7, 2020 On 6 February, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Space & Technology Association (SSTA) to cooperate on space…

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SSTL To Bolster SG’s Space Tech Capabilities

Deal Street Asia, 6 Feb 2020 Singapore Space and Technology Limited (SSTL) has officially been launched to develop the country’s space and related high technology industries, according to an announcement. As a neutral platform, SSTL aims to provide information and communication for industry, government and academia. “As the Singapore space…

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HADR 2020 Results

Congratulations to this year’s HADR Challenge winners! We will be in touch with the respective teams to follow up with more details. In the meantime, should you have any queries, please contact Ms. Gillian Chin at gillian.chin@space.org.sg Grand Prize TEAM VEGA Temasek Polytechnic Runner Up TEAM MEAN MACHINE Singapore Polytechnic

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Singapore’s Global Space And Technology Convention Opens With Project Cyclotron Investment Inititiative

Space Watch Global, https://spacewatch.global/, 6 Feb 2020 Singapore’s Global Space And Technology Convention Opens With Project Cyclotron Investment Inititiative . Asia’s largest space and technology convention, the Global Space and Technology Convention (GSTC) is a cornerstone of the space industry in Asia. Organised by Singapore Space and Technology Limited (SSTL),…

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How spacetech is soaring in Singapore

Singapore Business Review, https://bit.ly/35lxHml How spacetech is soaring in SingaporeThe city is already home to 30 firms that are taking advantage of its spacetech advancements. Governments are no longer the only players in the new space race as private companies are taking the helm of space exploration, with their focus shifting…

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Singapore startup to build world’s first open-source satellite network

Geospatial World, https://bit.ly/2qgW98R Singapore startup to build world’s first open-source satellite networkBy Aditya Chaturvedi – 11/05/2019 SpaceChain wants to enable a next-generation infrastructure for the Blockchain industry and foster collaboration between space and Blockchain sectors. Singapore-based SpaceChain aims to build the world’s first open-source Blockchain-based satellite network. The company’s vision…

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Singapore nanosatellite goes into orbit

The Straits Times, 19 June 2019 A nanosatellite, developed by a team of Singapore researchers looking for a breakthrough in cyber security and data encryption, has been put into orbit. It will conduct tests that may help unlock quantum communications market worth $20b in next decade. Ms Lynette Tan, executive…

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HADR 2019: A chat with Team Beluga

1. Throughout the course of the HADR challenge, what was your biggest takeaway?  Jonathan: The biggest takeaway was being able to expose me with satellite technology like the Airbus Zephyr. Upon knowing the capability of this satellite, and utilizing knowledge gained from challenges, we were able to implement features on our…

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The Sky’s The Limit

Channel News Asia, Money Mind Space – only for global superpowers or can others carve a niche ? And, living the high life in CBD. Plus, meet the new teachers – robo-educators. The segment on Global Space and Technology Convention featuring Mr Jean Yves Le Gall of CNES, Mr Minoru…

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SSC 2019 Results

Congratulations to this year’s HADR Challenge winners! We will be in touch with the respective teams to follow up with more details. In the meantime, should you have any queries, please contact Ms. Gillian Chin at gillian.chin@space.org.sg Grand Prize TEAM VEGA Temasek Polytechnic Runner Up TEAM MEAN MACHINE Singapore Polytechnic

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赈灾通信好点子

Lianhe Zaobao 三名理工生对太空与卫星技术很感兴趣,设计了利用卫星技术的赈灾通信方案。他们所设计的求救电话利用高空伪卫星进行通信,救援中心可通过卫星导航确认求救电话的所在地。 三名理工学院学生设计利用卫星通信的求救电话,可让灾民在电信中断的情况下拨电求助,实用可行的点子获得青睐,在“人道援助与赈灾挑战赛”中脱颖而出。 淡马锡理工学院航空航天电子系学生傅夏娜李(19岁,中)说,三人是同个科系的同学,对太空与卫星技术很感兴趣,在课程负责人的建议下参加比赛,设计利用卫星技术的赈灾通信方案。 她与队友蔡文峰(19岁,右)和张隽言(20岁,左)设计的求救电话是利用空中客车公司的Zephyr高空伪卫星进行通信,救援中心也可通过卫星导航确认求救电话的所在地。 傅夏娜李说,求救电话可预先设置在会发生天灾的地区,或是由赈灾人员从空中投下。 蔡文峰说:“太空和我们的科系——航空航天系相当有关……我对外太空感兴趣已经有好一段时间了,间中也参加过几个比赛了解卫星技术。” 这次的比赛是由空中客车与新加坡太空与科技协会联合举办,旨在设计方案,利用卫星技术协助赈灾与救援工作,共有15个队伍参赛,其中11队来自新加坡,其余的来自马来西亚与印度尼西亚。 得奖队伍可免费到法国参观空中客车国防与太空设施,了解航空航天业的最新的顶尖科技。 傅夏娜李说:“我们很意外也很开心……感觉这是很重大的奖励,我们可以继续往这方面发展。这是一个新的开始,我很兴奋。” Link to article

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DSO, ST Engineering in satellite tech venture

The Straits Times ST Engineering has announced that it is setting up a joint-venture company with DSO National Laboratories to unlock business opportunities with new satellite technology. Called ST Engineering Geo-Insights, it will package data gleaned from satellite imagery for customers in sectors such as construction, maritime safety and agriculture.…

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HADR 2019

In 2018 a hydroelectric dam under construction in Laos’s Champasak Province collapsed leading to widespread destruction and homelessness among the local population. Mission Statement Formulate innovative solutions with regards to communications or geolocation that could aid HADR relief efforts.. GSTC Showcase Previous Next Guest-Of-Honour Ms Indranee Rajah (Prime Minister’s Office,…

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Space ambition finds impetus in data supremacy

The Edge Singapore Space ambitions find impetus in data supremacy Trinity Chua 9/08/2018, 10:09pm SINGAPORE (Aug 6): When Lynette Tan was growing up, working in the space industry was a crazy proposition — the closest thing would likely have been to look through the telescopes on sale at the Singapore…

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City of Opportunities: Go Big or Go Home

Channel News Asia Part 2 of 2 on Channel NewsAsia’s documentary. It features SSTA’s Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) competition, an industry program that challenges participants to innovate and create solutions to tackle disaster emergencies using space technology. The competition is led by SSTA President Jonathan Hung & Industry Manager Terence…

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City of Opportunities: Little Country, Big Dreams

Channel News Asia Part 1 of 2 on a documentary series by Channel NewsAsia, featuring  SSTA President Jonathan Hung as one of the passionate Singaporeans in pursuit of their ambitious aspirations. “…Space technology is not something that is isolated and looked at in silo. Many of the things developed for…

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Australia, Singapore teams clinch ActInSpace prizes

spacetechasia Australia, Singapore teams clinch ActInSpace prizesBy Deyana Goh -June 29, 2018 At the 3rd edition of the global space hackathon ActInSpace, held during the Toulouse Space Show, teams representing Australia and Singapore were among those that received prizes at the awards ceremony on June 27. Organized by French space…

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SSC 2020: A chat with winning team

We had a brief chat with our winners from SSC 2018, Team T0X1C V4P0R – ‘T0X1C V4P0R’ is made up of five participants who graduated from Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) previously. Having to serve National Service did not deter their interest in the challenge, and despite time constraints, we congratulate…

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HADR 2018

“Space for Humanitarian Aid” Challenge 2018 A natural disaster (e.g. a typhoon or an earthquake) has struck a remote area in Southeast Asia. Significant parts of infrastructure have been destroyed, including all terrestrial means of communication. Buildings have been destroyed and there are many casualties with even fatalities to be…

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