Recent Asia/Asia Pacific News
India Unveils Anti-Satellite Missile
The new weapon was unveiled at a time when the United States, China, and other countries are competing to develop weapons to secure a military advantage in outer space.
Astroscale Benefits from a $4.5 Million Grant from Tokyo Metro Government for Orbital Debris Removal Services
The project, which was launched last year, aims to subsidize up to half of the expenses required for the commercialization and development of...
UPDATED: Emerging from Stealth Mode, Skylo's Series B Round of Funding Garners $103 Million
Skylo will bring instant, affordable and ubiquitous Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to millions of machines, sensors and devices, even in the most...
Speedcast to Deploy Newtec's Dialog® Platform
The deployment will enable Speedcast to respond to the exponential demand for high-speed connectivity on board cruise ships and may also be...
Dawn Aerospace Signs MOU for Suborbital Flights
The company has signed an MOU with the Waitaki District Council for suborbital flights out of Oamaru Airport, New Zealand...
Japan to Form Its Own Space Force
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said yesterday Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology ...
Aloha Mission Microwave! They Were Surprised PTC'20 Award Winners
working in their California offices and pleasantly surprised when they learned that they won an award for Outstanding Satellite Company in Category I: Core Network Products and Services.
PTC'20: Vision 2020 and Beyond Announces Awards
"...the PTC awards are exploding in terms of industry participation and it’s a pleasure to be able to recognize the brilliant work going on in the ICT industry, and particularly that..."
Rocket Lab Gets their Ducks in a Row for National Reconnaissance Office's 'Birds of a Feather' Mission
has delivered 47 satellites to orbit on the Electron launch vehicle, enabling operations in space debris mitigation, Earth observation, ship and airplane tracking, and radio comm
A Bridge to Somewhere ... Australian-UK Space Bridge Webinar
...influence an emerging mechanism that provides the framework for effective collaboration and co-development of the space industry between two nations; the UK and Australia.
"And We are Off" ... Arianespace Sends Telecommunication Satellites Soaring for Eutelsat and ISRO
"And we are off, Ariane 5 is blazing a trail across the equatorial skies," said the announcer... for Arianespace's first flight of the new year and new decade ...
Two Satellogic Smallsats Engage in Trip to LEO Placements
This launch is but the first of many planned such events scheduled for 2020. Satellogic is excited by how the company has grown alongside the...
‘Operating in Space: Current Multilateral Policy Issues and Challenges’, by Her Excellence Kara Owen, British High Commissioner to Singapore
This should provide inspiration for discussions on the Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space under the UN Disarmament Committee in New York and the Conference of Disarmament in Geneva.
Lockheed Martin Ships JCSAT-17 to Launch Site
JCSAT-17 will provide flexible mobile communications services to users in Japan and the surrounding region. Arianespace will launch JCSAT-17 from ...
China Lofts Remote Sensing Satellite and Two Argentinian Smallsats
The satellite, belonging to the Jilin-1 satellite family (also named Red Flag-1 H9) was launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 10:53 a.m., Beijing...
Arianespace Completes Payload Integration for GSAT-30 Satellite
This satellite was positioned on the assembled Ariane 5’s core cryogenic stage during activity inside the Spaceport’s launch vehicle Final Assembly...
Scientist Invents New 'Light Sail' that Could Speed-Up Space Travel, Help Reach Closest Star to Sun
would be able to reach the nearest star to Earth, Proxima Centauri, in about 21 years, despite being a daunting 4,244 light-years away from Earth.
ANGELS Satellite's Successful Payload
The beacon sending the first signals picked up by the instrument was on a Japanese fishing vessel off the coast of Australia.
Thaicom Chatting with Foreign Firms Regarding Partnerships
The deals are expected to be concluded this year, with operations kicking off next year, according to Thaicom Chief Executive Anant Kaewruamgvongs...
Maxar Satellites Capture, Even Through Smoke, Australian Fire Disasters
With one of Maxar’s satellites (WorldView-3), however, the team is able to penetrate through the smoke using the spacecraft's Shortwave Infrared...