KT SAT and Thales Alenia Space sign comms satellite contract
South Korean satellite service provider KT SAT, and Thales and Leonardo joint company Thales Alenia Space have signed a contract for the KOREASAT 6A communications satellite.
EOS Space Systems becomes SmartSat CRC core partner
EOS Space Systems has become a core partner of the SmartSat Co-operative Research Centre (CRC), giving it priority to select and lead strategic research projects.
Australian space tech startup secures SpaceX support
Space Machines Company has secured the support of SpaceX as a launch partner in carrying SMC's Optimus Orbital Transfer Vehicle to space next year.
Check Point Software supports Rakia mission to space
Check Point Software is supporting the Rakia Israeli space mission by hosting communication to the specialised control centre.
International Space Station experiments with HPE’s edge and AI solutions
Hewlett Packard Enterprise drives innovation at the extreme edge on the International Space Station, with 24 completed experiments.
Space ready DDR4 memory with 4GB storage capacity
Continuing the progression of Teledyne e2v Semiconductors, the company is now shipping flight models of its Space DDR4 memory solution.
AWS launches space and sustainability accelerator programs
Amazon Web Services has announced the launch of two global accelerator programs to help startups address challenges in healthcare, space, and sustainability.
New Tech Start programme helps SA women enter space industry
Tech Start will provide the connections and pathways to help women pursue a career in the growing space and defence industry.
Game review: Chorus (PC/PS5)
Chorus is a narrative space shooter set in an interesting almost open world. The game centres around Nora, the pilot of an AI starship called Forsaken.
Microsoft partnership to explore how cloud, AI and machine learning can be used in space
Project AI Off Earth will focus on the cutting edge of innovation in space.
Game review: Space Invaders Invincible (Switch)
Nintendo Switch players get to experience one of the most influential video game series in history with Space Invaders Invincible.
Virgin Galactic completes first fully crewed spaceflight
"Today is a historic moment for the new commercial space industry."
New Zealand and NASA partner up, allowing Aotearoa to grow space industry, minister says
New Zealand and NASA have partnered up under the multi-lateral Artemis Accords, in an effort to enhance space exploration efforts.
Game review: Deliver Us The Moon (PC)
Dutch developer, KeokeN Interactive, with their first game, Deliver Us The Moon, invites players on a solitary journey to the lunar surface in order to solve a mystery.
Microsoft’s Azure Space – Cloud above the clouds
The company has hired a team to build cloud capabilities that meet the unique needs of space.
Govt funds research into solar tsunamis, decolonising algorithms and more
With $187 million in grants going to research across Aotearoa New Zealand, we look at a few of the tech-related projects that have been given funding.
Myriota cements North America presence through exactEarth deal
Australian-based nanosatellite IoT connectivity firm Myriota has gained a stronger foothold in North America and Canada after signing a deal with satellite-AIS data services provider exactEarth.
Virgin Galactic relocates SpaceShipTwo, moves closer to commercialisation
“Today marks another step closer: We will have a genuine Space Valley in Southern New Mexico, a hotbed of innovation and achievement and space tourism development."
Kacific satellite payload to take off on SpaceX launch
Its 56 high-throughput spot beams will place capacity over selected regions in South East Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.
Thales and RMIT create new standard for space communication
The joint research project will help to ensure interoperability of high accuracy satellite-based positioning services.
Aussie researchers to help NASA advance astronaut health
“The research supports ambitions for further and longer journeys into space and will help astronauts to monitor and mitigate the physiological effects of longer exposure to space environments."
Boeing backs Virgin Galactic's missions to space
Boeing is throwing its weight – and its wallet – behind Sir Richard Branson’s spaceflight company Virgin Galactic.
Virgin Galactic steps closer to completing SpaceShipTwo
"Seeing VSS Unity adjacent to the assembly of the next vehicle as well as the cabin of our third spaceship makes it very clear that we are building a fleet of remarkable spaceplanes for commercial service.”
HPE's Aitken supercomputer shoots for the moon
HPE has ambitious plans to shoot for the moon – or at least to build a supercomputer that can support missions to that distant globe that lights up the night sky.