Defence in Space - banner

Joshua Faleti

India Investor Community Calls for Regulatory Certainty 

The investor community in India has expressed enthusiastic support for enhancing the investor climate in India's space industry, recognizing its significance in the current landscape. This follows a successful roundtable discussion on "Space Policy and Spectrum Issues: Investors' Perspective," held on Monday, 24th July 2023.  The virtual event brought together prominent industry representatives and key members from various organizations.

Read More »

Amazon to Build Facility in Florida for Kuiper Satellites

Amazon has announced it will invest $120 million to build a satellite processing facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida as the company prepares to launch the first satellites for its Project Kuiper internet network. The facility is the latest long-term investment in Project Kuiper, a low Earth orbit satellite network that will provide fast, affordable broadband to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

Read More »

constellr Secures Funding to Springboard US Expansion

constellr has secured further investment to extend its seed round to a total of EUR 17 million. Karista leads the funding extension, with participation from Einstein Industries Ventures alongside existing investors FTTF, Lakestar, Vsquared, Amathaon Capital, Natural Ventures, OHB Ventures, and OHB Ventures. The space-based temperature company will use the investment to accelerate the deployment of its new generation of thermal satellites and to meet growing demand among its US customers.

Read More »

UK Publishes National Space Strategy in Action

The United Kingdom (UK) has published its National Space Strategy in Action policy, setting out how the government will deliver on the ambitions set out in the National Space Strategy and summarizes the government's achievements so far. Primarily, the policy paper sets out the next steps in implementing the National Space Strategy across each of its four pillars; unlocking growth, collaborating internationally, growing as a science superpower, and developing resilient capabilities. 

Read More »

South African Telescopes Aid White Dwarf Pulsar Discovery

An international team of astronomers, including the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), the University of Cape Town (UCT), and the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO), have discovered a rare type of white dwarf pulsar. This is a rare type of spinning white dwarf star in a binary star system., and it provides a new understanding of the role of magnetic fields in stellar evolution.

Read More »

UNOOSA and the World Celebrates International Moon Day 2023

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the international community are marking the 2023 edition of the international moon day Today. Every year since 2021, the global community marks international moon day on July 20 to commemorate the first moon landing that happened on July 20, 1969.

Read More »

Spreckley Launches the Spreckley Startup Growth Hub

Independent B2B PR firm Spreckley has announced the launch of the Spreckley Startup Growth Hub. It will be a full, integrated suite of marketing and PR services that will support ambitious startup founders to reach the next level of growth with powerful storytelling and lead-generating digital marketing. The Spreckley Startup Growth Hub aims to become the go-to partner for startups looking to gain a competitive edge.

Read More »

Defence in Space Conference to Hold in London

Defence in Space

The new Defence in Space Conference 2023 is holding in London on the 3rd and 4th of October and will feature a diverse line-up of over 60 speakers. The conference will tackle various key topics from Industry, Government, and Academia, including MilSatcom, Space Based ISR & Earth Observation, Space-Based Navigation, Space Domain Awareness, National Programs, and Space Security & Cyber Strategies. 

Read More »