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mu Space and RBC Signals Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Satellite Ground Station Facilities Project

Australian Government flags AU$12.09b defence space investment, including Indo-Pacific satcom fleet 17/04/24


ABS announces the Appointment of Mark Rigolle as its Chief Executive Officer 16/04/24


Amazon reveals Australian launch plans for Project Kuiper 12/04/24


Kacific and Microsoft Partner to Reach 10 Million People in the Asia Pacific with Internet Access Initiative 8/04/24

Fleet Space Launches Next-Gen Centauri-6 Satellite on SpaceX’s Bandwagon-1 Mission

Mitsubishi Corporation Joins Starlab Space as Strategic Partner, Equity Owner in Joint Venture
4/04/24


Rocket at the ready as Gilmour Space launches Bowen Spaceport
4/04/24


Globalsat Group and Myriota sign collaboration agreement
Globalsat Group


Eutelsat OneWeb services activated for enterprise and maritime in Australian and New Zealand through Sat One partnership
26/03/24


Spire Global Announces Space Services Deal to Scale Constellation for HANCOM InSpace
26/03/24


NEC and Skyloom to Pioneer 100 Gbps Space Optical Communications, Transforming Global Internet Connectivity
26/03/24


Interstellar Technologies, Selected by JAXA as Priority Launch Provider, Signs Basic Agreement
25/03/24


Mira Aerospace and VEDA Aeronautics Collaborate to Bring Advanced High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) Solutions to India
21/03/24


XipLink & Global Konet deliver high performance optimized solution to a Military customer
19/03/24


RCSC Selects Hughes JUPITER System to Help Bridge the Digital Divide in Kazakhstan
13/03/24


Kanyini satellite successfully completes critical testing milestone 13/03/24

Intelsat Flex Service to Deliver New Land Mobility Services Throughout India
13/03/24


Push-to-Talk technology successfully demonstrated on Fleet Space’s Centauri-4 satellite
13/03/24


Telcos need to develop a satellite strategy now
6/03/24


Australian mobile firm claims world-first for native SMS over satellite NTN 6/02/24


Thaicom Strengthens Its Fleet At 119.5 Degrees East With Thaicom-9, Provided By Astranis 6/03/24

South Korean Military Adopts Iridium Connectivity 28/02/24


Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Between Airbus Defence and
mu Space 21/02/24

Merah Putih-2 telecommunications satellite successfully launched
21/02/24


Astroscale Successfully Launches World’s First Debris Inspection Spacecraft, ADRAS-J
19/02/24


Fed gov’t preps LEO, wireless tests to replace copper USO


Rocket company inks MOU with Equatorial Launch Australia with plans to launch from Arnhem Space Centre as demand for launch in ‘Asia’s launch site of choice’ grows 16/02/24


Skylo Technologies Raises $37 Million From Intel Capital, Innovation Endeavors, BMW i Ventures, Samsung Catalyst, Next47 & Seraphim Space
13/02/24


Telstra and Eutelsat OneWeb launch largest deployment of LEO backhaul in Australia
12/02/24


BlackSky Wins Approximately $50 Million in Multi-Year Contracts for Gen-3 Capabilities and Services to Accelerate Sovereign Space Capabilities for Indonesian Ministry of Defense
7/02/24


China's Geespace Launches Eleven Low-orbit Satellites to Build Geely Future Mobility Constellation

Pale Blue awarded up to USD 27M for MEXT’s SBIR-3, to develop and operate propulsion systems critical to space debris mitigation
7/02/24


KSAT operationalizing additional Australia site
7/02/24


Orbital Lasers Co., Ltd. Aiming for the World's First Commercial Use of Space-based Laser Technologies


SKY Perfect JSAT and JAXA Startup Tenchijin Conclude Investment Agreement Accelerating Expansion of Satellite Data Business
31/01/24


Korea’s KASS satellite navigation system certified by national authorities and enters operational service
29/01/24


HIF designs reveal full extent of ELA’s value offering to launch vehicle providers and payload customers 24/01/24


Astroscale’s ELSA-d Finalizes De-Orbit Operations Marking Successful Mission Conclusion
24/01/24


Pale Blue to set up new development base for
production technologies in Tsukuba 24/01/24


Pixxel Opens First-of-Its-Kind Spacecraft Manufacturing Facility in Bengaluru, India
19/01/24


Lynk and Telikom Launch Initial Sat2Phone Service for Telikom Subscribers
19/01/24


Sasken High-Speed Satellite Broadband Device for Critical Communications
18/01/24


Kacific's innovation elevates disaster resilience communications to new levels with CommsBox Ultra
15/01/2024


Historic Cryogenic Refueling Mission in Space! 15/01/24

MEASAT to Distribute Starlink Services 11/01/24


BlackSky Wins Initial Task Order Exceeding $1 Million to Deliver Space-based Intelligence Capabilities to Indonesian Ministry of Defense 11/01/24

Mission Success: Dhruva Space is open for business as a hosted payload provider 3/01/24


First SpaceX Satellites Launch for Breakthrough Direct to Cell Service with T-Mobile 3/01/24

Axelspace Raises $44 Million, Closing Series D Funding Round to Accelerate Growth Toward Social Implementation of Microsatellite Applications
21/12/23


Approval of Satellite-Enabled Aircraft Communications to Benefit the Environment, Airlines and Passengers
20/12/23


Pale Blue teams up with TOKYO KEIKI on manufacturing and assembly of prototype mass-production model of satellite propulsion system 20/12/23

Rocket Lab Reaches New Annual Launch Record with 10th Electron Mission This Year 19/12/23

Thai Aerospace Partners with Rivada for Network Expansion
12/12/23


Intellian completes parabolic terminal portfolio development for Eutelsat OneWeb, enabling more connectivity solutions for customers across land and sea 12/12/23

Thales Alenia Space signs a multi-satellite contract with PT Len Industri
to provide radar and optical imagery 7/12/23


Uzma and Satellogic Sign Multi-Million Dollar +3-Year Agreement to Advance Geospatial Capabilities in Southeast Asia
7/12/23

Defense And Intelligence Agencies Can Now 'Hear The Whole Sky' with Quasar Sense
07/12/23


Space Compass to demonstrate Onboard Space Edge Computing with Microsoft
5/12/23


Space Machines Company and Orbit Fab join forces to advance in-orbit servicing
 
5/12/23


New satellite dish puts Australia in prime position
4/12/23


The future arrives: Zenno’s superconducting technology opens up a universe of new possibilities in space
1/12/23


Australian SpIRIT launches to space
1/12/23


Quantum Dice and SpeQtral Unveil Quantum Communication Developments with Zenith QRNG for SpeQtral-1 Mission
30/11/23


Tata Advanced Systems and Satellogic Sign Strategic Contract to Build LEO Satellites in India
29/11/23


Eutelsat OneWeb and Hanwha Systems sign distribution agreement for the delivery of satellite connectivity in South Korea
29/11/23


Spark sends first satellite text message and announces plans for a network of satellite-connected cell towers
29/11/23


Amazon’s Project Kuiper and NTT/SKY Perfect JSAT Form Strategic Collaboration to Bring Advanced Satellite Connectivity Options to Japan
28/11/23


Telstra Broadcast Services and BT Announce Strategic Alliance to Enhance Global Network Connectivity 
21/11/23


Eutelsat OneWeb first to receive approval from Indian space regulator for satellite broadband services
21/11/23


Astranis Expands Partnership with Orbits Corp for a Second Satellite Dedicated To the Philippines 20/11/23

Chunghwa Telecom selects Eutelsat OneWeb for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite services
15/11/23

Rivada Forges an Alliance with TMT Firm NOW Corp to bring The OuterNET to the Phillipines
15/11/23


ACMA consults on satellite-to-mobile regulation
9/11/23


Arlula Teams Up with BlackSky to Offer On-Demand Real Time Space Based Intelligence
8/11/23


Firefly Aerospace Announces Agreement with Fleet Space to Deliver Seismic Payload to Far Side of the Moon
08/11/23


Lynk and bmobile Solomon Islands Limited Begin Sat2Phone Service for bmobile Subscribers
6/11/23


South Korean Space Startup TelePIX Partners with Mexican Geo-Info Company Thrusters Unlimited for Latin America and Caribbean Market Expansion
1/11/23


Panasonic Avionics contracts Gbps-class IFC capacity with SKY Perfect JSAT Superbird-9 Satellite
31/10/23


mu Space plans to launch a Space Supply Chain in Southeast Asia
30/10/23


Verocel to Design and Build Next Generation Safety Computer for GMV’s Central Processing Facility on SouthPAN
25/10/23


Indonesian Police Take Out Major Pirate Operator Illegally Streaming Live Sports 18/10/23


Skykraft secures $100M of investment to transform Air Traffic Management
16/10/23


DynaSys Networks and Xiplink Awarded Cellular Backhaul Optimization Project in Central Asia
11/10/23


Astroscale Ships World’s First Debris Inspection Mission to Launch Site
4/10/23


Astroscale Japan Awarded Grant of up to U.S. $80 Million by Government of Japan to Inspect a Large Defunct Satellite in Orbit
2/10/23


SSTL and QuantX Labs Partner to Propel Australian Quantum Clock Technology into Space
28/09/23


Laser Light and Inligo Networks Sign $175 Million USD Reciprocal Services Agreement to Increase Access to Asia-Pacific Data Capacity
27/09/23


Malaysia: Schools in Remote Areas Empowered by CONNECTme NOW Services
22/09/23


Supporting Canberra's growing space industry
22/09/23


Thaicom Selects Airbus For Its New Generation Software-Defined High Throughput Satellite At 119.5 Degrees East
11/09/23


ICEYE will empower National and Provincial Agencies throughout Australia to enhance country-wide resilience
7/09/23


Marking 25 years of innovation: EM Solutions Unveils Expansive Factory Upgrade
7/09/23


Sat One secures OneWeb capacity for Australia and New Zealand
31/08/23


SatSure raises $15 million in Series A round led by Baring Private Equity Partners, India and Promus Ventures
30/08/23


Korean Air Selects Viasat Inflight Broadband Service For Airbus A321neo Fleet
29/08/23


MEASAT and Parcel365 to Accelerate Rural Entrepreneurship in Partnership with Corporate Sector
23/08/23


HKUST Launches Hong Kong's First Higher Ed Satellite
 21/08/23


EM Solutions Launches Into Space With Successful In-Orbit Test Of Telesat Leo 3 Satellite Transponder 21/08/23


Malaysia Airlines Selects Viasat to Enhance In-Flight Experience On Board Its New Boeing 737-8 Fleet
16/08/23


Equatorial Launch Australia Signs Multi-Launch Contract With Innospace To Conduct Orbital Launches From Arnhem Space Centre 16/08/23


New Zealand: Initial, broad allocation decisions on 24 – 30 GHz have been made
10/08/23


MEASAT Provides Astro Kasih Hostels with CONNECTme NOW service
10/08/23


Lynk and Vodafone Cook Islands to Begin Sat2Phone Service for Subscribers
8/08/23


SSTL and Neumann Space partner to test Australian made propulsion system on Demo mission 8/08/23

Eutelsat and Thaicom to Partner for New Software-Defined Satellite over Asia
7/08/23


Pale Blue expands partnerships in Asia to supply water-based propulsion systems for Yonsei University 7/08/23

SKY Perfect JSAT and Intelsat Launched Horizons-4/Galaxy 37 to Provide Capacity Over North America and Pacific
3/07/23


AZERCOSMOS sustainably extends Hosting services with Chinese EMPOSAT
3/07/23


A
pproval granted for permanent commercial space launch facility in Koonibba 2/08/23


PSLV-C56/DS-SAR Mission is accomplished successfully 30/07/23


ASX-listed Kleos Space files for bankruptcy
26/07/23


Skykraft delivers world first space-based VHF communication for Air Traffic Management
25/07/23


SatSure Partners with Rabo Partnerships to Revolutionize Cash Flow-based Lending for Smallholder Farmers 27/07/23

Investor community calls for regulatory certainty and predictable spectrum strategy
25/07/23


Fleet Space Technologies Continues Global Expansion With First Acquisition Of European Frequency Assets
20/07/23


Gilmour Space to accelerate design and manufacturing with Siemens Xcelerator 20/07/23

iQPS initiates a full-scale study to leverage SkyCompass-1 Optical Data Relay Service 19/07/23

Renesas Develops Complete Power Management Solution for AMD Space-Grade Versal Adaptive SoC
19/07/23


MEASAT launches KampungDigital365.com initiative with Parcel365
to drive rural digital economy 15/07/23


Rocket Lab Signs Multi-Launch Deal to Further Deploy Synspective Constellation
13/07/23


AsiaSat selected by NTV to broadcast five Nepali HD channels on AsiaSat 7 Expanding TV program distribution locally and internationally 13/07/23

Expression of Interest for Transfer of Technology of SSLV
12/07/23


Optus and SpaceX Plan to Cover 100% of Australia
12/07/23


Voyager Space Signs Memorandum of Understanding with NewSpace India Limited to Explore Collaborative Opportunities in Space Technology 11/07/23


Hawkeye 360 Working With the Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency for Greater Maritime Visibility in the Pacific Islands


Ramon.Space Raises $26M to Fuel the New Era of Space Computing Infrastructure 
28/06/23


KSATlite network expansion, adding new ground station in South Korea 28/06/23


Intelsat and Lintasarta Expand Coverage in Indonesia 26/06/23

Mexico’s Efforts to Deepen Financial Inclusion Start with Satellite


Lynk and Palau National Communications Corporation (PNCC) Begin Initial Sat2Phone Service to PNCC Mobile Subscribers 22/06/23


Ramon.Space and Foxconn Partner to Launch Revolutionary High-Volume Space Computing Products 21/06/23

Kacific and Solomon Telekom Company Limited (STCL) Join Forces in Partnership to Restore Internet Services after Anchor Incident  19/06/23


IEC Telecom unveils a new maritime LEO-based solution in the Philippines 19/06/23


Indonesia’s Satria Communications Satellite Successfully Launched

Mitsubishi Electric Successfully Demonstrates Light Source Module for High-capacity Laser Optical Communication in Outer Space 19/06/23

EM Solutions signs acquisition contract to deliver Naval SATCOM Solutions under SEA1442 Phase 5 Program 16/06/23


OneWeb signs LOI with Kazpost and Beeline Kazakhstan 14/06/23


NBN Co issues RFI to understand future LEOsat capabilities 13/06/23


Gilmour Space confirms MMI funding for Australian Space Manufacturing Network 8/06/23


MEASAT expands beyond connectivity with showcase of satellite-enabled content, enterprise cloud and security solutions 6/06/23


AsiaSat announces appointment of Raymond Chow as Chief Commercial Officer


Celltower in Space trial successful


Intelsat Connectivity Transforming Lives and Livelihoods in the Marshall Islands


Pixxel Raises $36 Million in Series B Funding to Advance Hyperspectral Satellite Constellation and Data Platform

NBN to consider “all options” when replacing satellites 25/05/23


Australia & New Zealand Signs Aud$187.4m Contract With Inmarsat For New Southpan Satellite Service 25/05/23


MEASAT showcases innovative National Security solutions at LISF@LIMA 2023 21/05/23


MEASAT Connects Malaysian Armed Forces Personnel through High-Speed Satellite Broadband 16/05/23


Warpspace partners with Australian Earth Observation Satellite Operator LatConnect60 09/05/23

MEASAT rolls out portable satellite service with Mont Aero 8/05/23

SKY Perfect JSAT and KSAT to jointly provide ground station services to JAXA


Missions success! Dhruva Space successfully Space-qualifies 3U and 6U Satellite Orbital Deployers and Orbital Link onboard ISRO’s PSLV-C55 04/05/23


OneWeb and NOW Corp to boost connectivity for critical infrastructure in the Philippines 3/05/23

Advanced Satellite Data and Monitoring to Transform Disaster Response and Environmental Monitoring in Southeast Asia
 1/05/23

Gilat Receives Multimillion-Dollar Order for Expansion of Advanced Disaster Response Network in Asia 1/05/23


Singtel consolidates Singapore consumer and enterprise businesses and forms infrastructure arm 27/04/23


ST Engineering Launches Its First SAR Satellite 25/04/23

Astroscale Secures JPY 3 Billion Loan Agreement with Mizuho Bank 25/04/23


Phantom Space Corporation selects Arnhem Space Centre for new dedicated launch site 20/04/23


Inmarsat recovers the I-4 F1 satellite 19/04/23

Official response statement from Dhruva Space on the Indian Space Policy 2023


Fleet Space Technologies Secures Australian Defence Space Command Contract 20/04/23


Warpspace Wins Contracts from JAXA for Lunar and Long-Distance Optcom Studies 19/04/23

Southern Launch proud to partner with the Koonibba Community Aboriginal Corporation to develop world-class spaceport 17/04/23


L3Harris to Build Geostationary Weather Satellite Sensors for Japan 13/04/23


Viasat Real-Time Earth Antennas Integrated on Microsoft Azure Orbital 11/04/23


Perdana Petroleum Berhad picks MEASAT for Managed Bandwidth Services 05/04/2023


Lockheed Martin to deliver Defence satellite communication system 3/4/23


Axelspace collaborates in the “Development and demonstration of inter-satellite optical communication network system” 28/03/23


TAP Digital Media contracts additional video capacity on ABS-2 27/03/23


Japanese approval for SAILOR XTR VSAT antennas 23/03/23


Integrated space and spatial industry key to securing Australia’s future 23/03/23

Vietnam acquires Search-and-Rescue solution based on Thales Alenia Space advanced technology 21/03/23


mu Space and OneWeb partner to distribute OneWeb capacity in mainland Southeast Asia

Dhruva Space and Kinéis partner to establish Space assets and offer satellite-based services 17/03/23


Inmarsat’s satellite coverage in Asia Pacific set to double after Australian ground stations go live

Hypersonix Selected by US Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) for Test Vehicle 16/03/23


MEASAT Selects the Hughes JUPITER System to Help Connect the Unconnected across Malaysia 14/03/23


UZ-SAT Chooses Hughes JUPITER System to Help Bridge the Digital Divide 9/03/23


Capital and business alliance with Sompo Japan Insurance 8/03/23

Skykraft and Airways partner to test space-based air traffic management service 8/03/23


Privateer Partners with WARPSPACE to Improve Space Situational Awareness, Helping Maneuver Space Safely and Effectively 8/03/23


Globe and Lynk make history with first-ever LEO satellite to mobile connectivity trial in PH 2/03/23


Neumann Space and Inovor Technologies achieve critical milestone in commercialisation of propulsion technology 1/03/23

Rocket Lab Establishes Australian Subsidiary to Support Rapidly Growing National Space Sector 28/02/23


Av-Comm Space & Defence selected by Quasar Satellite Technologies as ground segment integration 28/02/23


Rock Entertainment Holdings Renews Channels on MEASAT Satellite 28/02/23


Astroscale Raises U.S. $76 Million, Continuing to Lead the Growing On-Orbit Servicing Sector 27/02/23


Mitsubishi Electric and Astroscale to Develop and Produce Satellite Buses 26/02/23

Samsung Electronics Introduces Standardized 5G NTN Modem Technology to Power Smartphone-Satellite Communication 23/02/23


Thaicom Reports 2022 Results, Declares A Dividend At Baht 0.50 Per Share And Announces The Satellite Investment Plan At 119.5°East 14/02/23


Kacific and ST Engineering iDirect extend technology partnership to expand satellite connectivity in Southeast Asia and other regions 14/02/23


Mangata Networks announces new Maritime Global Headquarters and Systems Infrastructure R&D Centre in Singapore 14/02/23

Infinity Mining and Fleet Space Technologies Take the Search for Essential Elements to New Depths at Tambourah South 17/02/23

Australia: Federal LEOSat working group to hold first meeting today 09/02/23


Viasat: we’ll use Inmarsat and GEO satellites to deliver direct-to-handset connectivity 9/02/23

Boeing and BMT demonstrate mature maritime network prototype 08/02/23


Intelsat Appoints Gaurav Kharod as the Regional Vice President of Asia Pacific 6/02/23


EchoStar to build a global 5G IoT satellite network based in Australia  2/02/23


Gilat Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Contract for SATCOM Expansion on Trains in Asia-Pacific 2/02/23

OneWeb and Kazakhstan National Railways to work together to unlock the potential of LEO connectivity across Kazakhstan 2/02/23

Space Compass and Skyloom Finalize Partnership to Bring Optical Data Relay Services to the Earth Observation Market  1/02/23


MEASAT partners Parcel365 to unlock digital economy potential in rural areas 1/02/23








                           
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