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Does Singapore have its own satellite? In December 2015, TeLEOS-1 became the first made-in-Singapore commercial earth observation satellite to be launched into space. There are now at least 30 companies involved in Singapore’s space industry, working on technology such as nanosatellites, small rockets and a device called Centauri that could bring high-bandwidth internet to any place on earth.
Why It Matters

Why It Matters - S4: Singapore’s ‘space force’: Entrepreneurs blasting their way into outer space

07 Jun 2020 04:52pm
Does Singapore have its own satellite? In December 2015, TeLEOS-1 became the first made-in-Singapore commercial earth observation satellite to be launched into space. There are now at least 30 companies involved in Singapore’s space industry, working on technology such as nanosatellites, small rockets and a device called Centauri that could bring high-bandwidth internet to any place on earth.

Why It Matters

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The future is here. And it’s getting more complicated.

To help make sense of it all, host Joshua Lim returns with a brand-new season of Why It Matters.

From cheating death, to imitating nature, to roaming the brave new world of the metaverse, our inquisitive host explores the emerging technologies and trends on the horizon that would transform our lives.

Join him as he helps us decode the future, and uncover what matters in our increasingly complex world and why it matters.

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