A billionaire CEO is on track to go further into space than any human in 50 years

CNN Business, 15 Feb, 2022 New York (CNN Business) Jared Isaacman — the billionaire CEO of payments processing company Shift 4 — is buying three more flights with SpaceX, the first of which is scheduled for this year and could put Isaacman and SpaceX on track to travel deeper into space than any human has traveled…

Tipping Point: NASA Offers Up to $200 Million To Help Push New Technologies to Market

Via Sci Tech Daily, 18 Feb, 2022 Companies with technologies that may advance exploration but need a little extra push to finalize development have two new opportunities to partner with NASA to make it over the finish line. Through Tipping Point, NASA seeks to support space technologies that can foster the growth of commercial space capabilities and…

Singapore researchers to launch new ‘sustainable’ microsatellite to explore space

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…

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 by the Office for Space…