Joshimath in mind, India gets ready to launch world’s most expensive satellite, a joint ISRO-NASA bird called NISAR

Photo: An artist’s impression of the NISAR satellite in space. (Photo credit: NASA) NISAR costs over one billion dollars to make and is touted to be the most expensive earth imaging satellite ever to be made in the world. News NISAR is the first big collaboration between NASA and ISRO NISAR satellite will be launched … Read more

Ivanhoe Mines and SES extend partnership to support low-latency satellite connectivity in Africa

Save to read list Published by Joe Toft, Editorial Assistant Global Mining Review, Tuesday, 24 January 2023 15:00 The Kamoa-Kakula Copper project in the Democratic Republic of Congo will continue to enjoy high-speed satellite-based connectivity services as part of a new agreement between Ivanhoe Mines and SES. The enhanced partnership builds on a successful five-year … Read more

Mapping Malta’s Seafloor with Satellites

A project awarded by the Malta Council of Science and Technology (MCST) through the Space Research fund call 2022 and sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA) will allow researchers to develop methodologies to map the seafloor of the Maltese archipelago. The project, called BathMalta, will have a duration of two years and will use … Read more

Thales: Alenia Space wins 4-year maintenance contract for Europe’s EGNOS satellite navigation system

Thales Alenia Space wins 4-year maintenance contract for Europe’s EGNOS satellite navigation system January 26, 2023 – Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), has signed a contract worth over €100 million with the European Union Agency for the Space Program (EUSPA) to provide maintenance and other support services for … Read more

Urban poor satellite offices nationwide shaping up

THE Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) on Friday announced that it has sealed a partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the establishment of satellite offices across the country. PCUP chairman Elpidio Jordan Jr., speaking before members of the Quezon City Press Club, said the proposed satellite offices … Read more

PCUP partners with DILG for urban poor satellite offices

THE Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) has sealed a partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) which will pave the way for the establishment of satellite offices all over the country. PCUP Chairman Elpidio Jordan Jr. told members of the Quezon City Press Club that the proposed satellite offices … Read more

Yamaha: New satellite MotoGP team ‘obstacles’ for 2024, ‘confident’ for 2025 | MotoGP

If not, Yamaha Racing managing director Lin Jarvis is ‘confident’ of returning to four M1s on the grid in 2025. For the first time in the ‘MotoGP’ era, Yamaha will be reduced to only its factory team (of Fabio Quartararo and Franco Morbidelli) this season, after RNF switched to Aprilia. Long-running rumours of a new … Read more

Africa’s first orbital spaceport will be in Djibouti

Africa could soon get a new spaceport after Djibouti signed a partnership deal with Hong Kong Aerospace Technology to build a facility to launch satellites and rockets in the northern Obock region. According to the preliminary deal, the Djibouti government will “provide the necessary land (minimum 10 sq km and with a term of not … Read more

Thaicom, NT win satellite slot bids as auction raises B806m

AM Thanapant Raicharoen, an NBTC commissioner, right, said the telecom regulator is satisfied with the result of the satellite orbital slot package auction, at the NBTC headquarters on Sunday. (Photo: NBTC) A total of 806.5 million baht was raised from the country’s first auction of satellite orbital slot packages on Sunday, which saw SET-listed satellite … Read more

Arctic space station races to launch first satellite from Europe

In northern Sweden, 200 kilometers above the Arctic Circle, lies the Esrange Space Center. Since the late 1960s, it has been a rocket range and scientific research base. Within an uninhabited expanse of 5,200 kilometers, the site was initially founded for the study of auroras, or polar lights. Now it is locked in a race … Read more