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NuX-1 IoT Satellite of Singapore’s NuSpace Integrated by Exolaunch to Fly on SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-3 Mission

12 Jan 2022, 18:30 UTC
NuX-1 IoT Satellite of Singapore’s NuSpace Integrated by Exolaunch to Fly on SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-3 Mission
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A Singaporean space tech start-up will launch NuX-1 tech demo satellite in January 2022 to bring IoT connectivity to remote places

Singapore/Berlin, Germany, January 12, 2022 (NuSpace/Exolaunch PR) – NuSpace Pte. Ltd., a leading Singaporean space tech startup with a focus on IoT connectivity and data platform services and Exolaunch, a global provider of small satellite launch, in-space logistics, and deployment services announced a launch agreement for NuX-1 aboard the SpaceX Transporter-3 mission. NuSpace’s NuX-1 IoT satellite has just been integrated with the launch vehicle by Exolaunch and will be launched to a sun-synchronous orbit above 500 km aboard Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral not earlier than January 2022 as part of SpaceX’s SmallSat Rideshare Program.

NuX-1 is a Singaporean tech demo satellite designed and built by NuSpace to provide IoT connectivity to areas with limited to non-existent communication infrastructure thanks to the incorporated IoT LoRaWAN payload. As part of NuSpace’s payload hosting service, NuX-1 also accommodates Aliena’s ultra-low power miniature Hall-effect thruster for rapid technology validation. The nanosatellite is the first step to NuSpace’s planned IoT satellite constellation covering the equatorial belt with plans to expand to global coverage.

Zhen Ning, CEO of NuSpace, said: “The launch of NuX-1 ...

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