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Indian satellite MSMEs in global business talks

INDIA TODAY/ The Economic Times Indian satellite MSMEs in global business talksFebruary 2, 2018 UPDATED: February 2, 2018 16:45 IST Singapore, Feb 2 (PTI) Some of Indias micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the space and satellite sector are in talks with their international counterparts for collaboration to globalise…

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Event Roundup: The Inaugural SG[ASEAN] Workshop 2018

spacetechasia Event Roundup: The Inaugural SG[ASEAN] Workshop 2018By Deyana Goh -February 5, 2018   On 31 January 2018, Singapore hosted the first ever Space Generation [ASEAN] (SG[ASEAN]) Workshop, held at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Engineering Design and Innovation Centre (E2A). The event was jointly organized by the Space…

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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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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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Cyber Security in space and military operations

Australian Security Magazine World’s leading companies in space technologies attended the Global Space and Technology Convention (GSTC, Sheraton Hotel Singapore, 2-3rd February 2018) organized by SSTA to present on A.I, Blockchain, Machine Learning and Big Data Analytic in the Space Technology sector. Link to article

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Major International Hub!

Satellite Evolution Group SSTA’s 2-page feature in the May/June issue of Satellite Evolution Asia. Amy Saunders spoke with Lynette Tan, founding member and Executive Director at SSTA to discuss Asia’s growing space sector, and how Singapore can become a major international hub for space-related activities. “…SSTA will continue to be a critical…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SSC 2019 Results

Congratulations to the winners of SSC 2019 !  Grand Prize T0X1C V4P0R Independent, Singapore https://youtu.be/–u2RHGr0kchttps://youtu.be/XpPhglmVlDg Merit Award WREAK Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore Space Orange National University of Singapore High School, Singapore Lunartics Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore Satelife National University of Singapore, Singapore

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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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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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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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