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 project is a research collaboration agreement between NTU, Aliena, LightHaus Photonics, ST Engineering and the National University of Singapore’s Temasek Laboratories, the organisations said in a joint news release on Wednesday (Feb 9).
It will also be supported by Singapore’s national space office, the Office for Space Technology and Industry. ST Engineering Satellite Systems will advise on the systems development and manufacturing of the microsatellite.
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