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February 3-9, 2020 / Vol 39, No 5 / Hawai`i Island, USA

31 Jan 2020, 19:38 UTC
February 3-9, 2020 / Vol 39, No 5 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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Global Space and Technology Convention (GTSC) Pushes Cutting Edge Enterprise

Space technology professionals, academics and enthusiasts will converge on Singapore for GSTC 2020. 800 participants representing 300 companies are expected to hear 61 speakers supported by 30+ sponsors. Singapore Space and Technology Association, led by president Jonathan Hung, has hosted GSTC for over a decade with the intention of leveraging Singapore into a ‘strategic space hub status… leading the way into an era of galactic discovery’. The formal convention opening is preceded on Wednesday, February 5 with a day of workshops on space technology topics: Responsible and Sustainable Space Investment, UK-Singapore Space Partnerships, Blockchain in Space and Satellite Quantum Key Distribution, a light-based encryption technology, are subjects of discussion. Workshops are led by Secure World Foundation, UK Space Agency, SpaceChain, and Centre For Quantum Technologies of National University of Singapore, respectively. Distinguished speakers include (L-R) Senior Minister for National Security of Singapore Teo Chee Hean, DLR Administrator Pascale Ehrenfreund, Director General of UAE Space Agency Mohammed Nasser Al-Ahbabi, and Director of Malaysian Space Agency Azlikamil Napiah. Multi-GNSS Asia Regional Symposium 2020, with theme Advancing Smart Nation with Satellite Positioning, will be held in tandem with GSTC – satellite communications being ...

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