space technology

Sweeping Up Space Junk (VIDEO)

By clearing out space debris, Astroscale is securing a safe and sustainable future for space development efforts, says CIO Ai Makino.

Zhurong Rover Takes China To Mars

As China’s first rover on Mars, Zhurong is set to probe the Red Planet’s magnetic field and search for subsurface water, making its mark in a new era of space voyages.

China’s Chang’e-5 Journeys To The Moon And Back

Carrying the first moon samples in 44 years, China’s Chang’e-5 probe is now set to return to Earth.

Philippine Space Agency: From A Dream To Reality

Now that the Philippine Space Agency law is just a signature away from reality, we talked to two of the main persons behind the legislation, Dr. Rogel Mari Sese and Senator Bam Aquino.

Designing A Better Fire Extinguisher For Space

Rather than spray carbon dioxide to put out fires, a fire extinguisher developed by scientists in Japan relies on a powerful vacuum.

The Philippines Soon To Have Its Own Space Agency

Once established the Philippine Space Agency will take care of all national issues and activities related to space science and technology applications in the country.

NTU Singapore Deploys Its Ninth Satellite Into Space

The satellite, called the AOBA VELOX-IV, is meant to test a special low-light camera and an improved quad-jet pulsed plasma thruster system in space.

Getting A Glimpse Of The Far Side Of The Moon

China has launched the Chang’e-4 lunar probe which will go where no other lunar mission has gone before—the far side of the moon.

Asian CubeSats Off To Space

Bhutan, Malaysia and the Philippines have successfully launched their cube satellites into space.