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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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GSTC 2018 to take place on 1-2 February 2018

spacetechasia The Global Space and Technology Convention (GSTC), Singapore’s largest annual space event, is set to take place between 1-2 February 2018 at Sheraton Towers. This year’s will mark the convention’s 10th anniversary. Organized by the Singapore Space & Technology Association (SSTA), GSTC 2018 will feature speakers from around the…

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Grooming STEM Talents

HRM Asia SSTA aims to instill a “deep STEM” culture even outside of its own industry. This comes in the form of several public initiatives targeted at introducing and developing STEM topics and concepts to children, adults, and professionals of all ages. Link to article

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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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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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Equatorial Space Qualifies For Space Accelerator Program

Satnews, 19 July 2020 Singapore’s answer to the global small launch vehicle movement, Equatorial Space Systems, joins Singapore Space & Technology Ltd. (SSTL)’s Space-based Accelerator Program. The is set to provide regional space and deep tech startups with insights, skill sets and resources to become commercially viable, and leverages SSTL’s…

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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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DS-SAR satellite acquired by Singapore’s defence technology agency & ST Electronics

spacetechasia DS-SAR satellite acquired by Singapore’s defence technology agency & ST ElectronicsBy Deyana Goh -February 1, 2018 Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), the executive technology agent for the country’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), has jointly acquired a new earth observation satellite with ST Electronics, a Singapore-based publicly-listed integrated…

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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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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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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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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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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…

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