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Asia

India’s First Fully Private Satellite Placed in Orbit by SpaceX

The ExseedSat-1, built with the contributions of several ham operators and with the help of small Indian firms, is expected to play a major role during natural disasters as it facilitates effective two-way communication through a simple hand-held walkie-talkie with a beam antenna. Euphoria gripped India’s southern city of Hyderabad on Tuesday after SpaceX announced […]Read More

News

Ministry discussing plan to build 2 research satellites

The Ministry of Science and Technology is looking into building two satellites for research and observation purposes, at an estimated cost of 1 billion baht. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha wants Thailand to have its own satellites and facilities to observe the world with, Minister of Science and Technology Suwit Maesincee said at a seminar on […]Read More

Technology

India Successfully Puts Record 20 Satellites Into Orbit – Space

India has launched a record 20 satellites from its Satish Dhawan space center on the Sriharikota island off eastern coast, the national space agency said early Wednesday. NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C-34 carried India’s latest earth observation Cartosat-2 satellite along with US, German, Canadian and Indonesian satellites, as well as […]Read More

Technology

THAICOM 8 launched in Cape Canaveral

The 3.2-tonne communications satellite THAICOM 8 launched at 4.39 am Thailand time on May 28 2016, using a Falcon 9 rocket by Space X. THAICOM 8 was built by Orbital ATK Inc., and will strengthen Thaicom’s broadcast platform at 78.5 degrees East – providing South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Africa with broadcast and data services. […]Read More

Phuket

Satellite debris found in Phuket waters

Debris from an Indian satellite were discovered by Royal Thai Navy personnel floating in the waters off western Phuket yesterday (March 28). The satellite debris come from the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). Read more: thephuketnews.comRead More

Technology

NCPO allows 12 satellite TV stations return to air

BANGKOK, Aug 25 – The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) which seized power in Thailand on May 22, has given the go aheadt for 12 satellite television stations to return air again, said Takorn Tantasith, secretary-general of National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC). Mr Takorn said the NCPO had informed his office allowing […]Read More