AAIS is a leading industry association for the Aerospace Industry in Singapore that represents companies from the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) sector, Aerospace Manufacturing sector, Research and Development / Training sectors and suppliers for civil air transport and aerospace defence.


The Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP) was established in 1992 at the National University of Singapore as a research centre of the National Science and Technology Board (now known as A*STAR).


GeoWorks is an upcoming geospatial industry centre where the Singapore Land Authority brings together geospatial companies, corporate users and the government to foster a vibrant geospatial ecosystem in Singapore and the region. This is driven by the recognition that geospatial is an essential and fundamental tool in supporting sectoral digitalisation and Smart Nation. Today, GeoWorks partners public agencies and industries in conducting thematic challenges and industry events to catalyse innovation solutions and seed business opportunities. GeoWorks is focused on 3 strategic areas: i) promoting business growth, ii) driving innovation; and iii) enabling a well-connected community.


The Satellite Research Centre (SaRC) aims to be a centre of excellence in satellite engineering research, in particular non-satellite technology and distributed space mission for remote sensing and communication applications. The main focus is to pursue upstream academic research projects involving mainly innovative nano-satellites for distributed space system application.


The Satellite Technology And Research Centre (STAR) is set up in National University of Singapore to be a world-class centre for advanced distributed satellite systems using multiple satellites flying in formation, swarm or constellation. The objectives of STAR is to advance the satellite technology and train the manpower to meet the industrial needs.


Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council

APSCC is a non-profit international association representing all sectors of satellite and space-related industries, including private and public companies, government ministries and agencies, and academic and research entities. The objective of APSCC is to promote communications and broadcasting via satellite as well as outer space activities in the Asia-Pacific for the socioeconomic and cultural welfare of the region. APSCC brings individuals in the industry together to work as a powerful collective voice for the Asia-Pacific. They also work to develop, expedite and broaden the distribution on new services via satellite in the region. APSCC also assists in the formulation of recommendations on policies, regulations and technical standards within the region and around the world.

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

FICCI is the voice of India’s business and industry. Established in 1927, it is India’s oldest and largest apex business organization. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies.


Flex is the Sketch-to-Scale® solutions provider that designs and builds Intelligent Products for a Connected World®. In collaboration with SSTA, Flex supports space tech startups with prototyping, engineering, supply chain, manufacturing and consulting services through their incubation center in Singapore.

GNSS & LBS Association of China

GNSS and LBS Association of China (GLAC), founded in 1995, is a professional no-profit organization in global navigation satellite system application and location-based service at national level. It is affiliated with the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation of China. It boasts more than 1000 corporate members including universities, research institutes, enterprises, manufacturers, geospatial data providers etc.

International Space University

The International Space University provides graduate-level training to the future leaders of the emerging global space community.


SSTA has forged a partnership with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) under the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum Space Environment Utilisation Working Group initiative known as the Kibo Asian Beneficial Collaboration (Kibo-ABC), which includes members  from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Under this partnership, SSTA is Singapore’s sole organization to offer the following:

  1. fee-based micro-gravity experiments to be conducted by Japanese astronauts onboard the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM, a.k.a. Kibo)
  2. in-orbit testing of new materials or technologies exposed to actual space environments,
  3. potential launching of cubesats and 50kg microsats using JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer

SSTA also collaborates with JAXA to invite Singapore-based schools and university students to propose idea of experiment to be conducted onboard the International Space Station (ISS) KIBO module.

Space & Satellite Professionals International

Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. With more than 3,700 members in 40 nations, it is the largest space and satellite industry association in the world. It delivers on its mission through programs that promote space and satellite as the invisible but indispensable infrastructure of the modern world, and that help turn individual promise into careers filled with purpose through research, career education for young people, management education for working professionals and talent recognition that spans the industry. Its Better Satellite World campaign (www.bettersatelliteworld.com) has received accolades worldwide for bringing the human dimension forward in this highly technical industry.

World Teleport Association

Since 1985, the World Teleport Association (WTA) has been the only trade association that focuses on the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world’s most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global hybrid carriers.