NEWS
SSTL and ASTROSCALE team up for Orbital Debris Removal missions
PRESS RELEASE / November 21, 2017

ASTROSCALE PTE. LTD. (ASTROSCALE) and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to pursue joint opportunities in areas of innovative on-orbit technologies and missions designed to safeguard the orbital environment for future generations.   “We are very excited to welcome SSTL to the ELSA-d mission and to begin this ambitious strategic partnership,” said Nobu Okada, Founder and CEO of ASTROSCALE. “SSTL is synonymous with reliable and cost-effective small satellites and we are thrilled that they will provide a key component to ELSA-d. We are confident that this is only the beginning of mutually beneficial long-term relationship.”   Sir Martin Sweeting, Executive Chairman of SSTL added, “We…

WORLD’S FIRST COMMERCIAL SATELLITE TRACKING SUB-MILLIMETER SIZED DEBRIS IDEA OSG 1 SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH ON NOVEMBER 28
PRESS RELEASE / November 07, 2017

ASTROSCALE PTE. LTD. (ASTROSCALE), a company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety by developing debris monitoring and removal services, will launch IDEA OSG 1 on November 28 at 14:41:46 (JST) from Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome with the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos meteorology mission Meteor-M No2-1. IDEA OSG 1, the world’s first in-situ space debris monitoring microsatellite in low-Earth orbit, will monitor the size and position of space debris to create debris distribution maps to better understand the space environment.   English press release is available here. Japanese press release is available here.   Tokyo University of Science also issued a press release about integrated components in IDEA OSG…

ASTROSCALE AND JAXA CONCLUDE JOINT RESEARCH AGREEMENT
PRESS RELEASE / September 12, 2017

English press release is available here. Japanese press release is available here.

ASTROSCALE RAISES A TOTAL OF $25 MILLION IN SERIES C LED BY PRIVATE COMPANIES
PRESS RELEASE / July 14, 2017

ASTROSCALE, a pioneering space company with a goal of mitigating space debris, completed a Series C round and raised $53 million in total to date. Private companies, ANA Holdings Inc. (ANA – parent company of ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS Co., Ltd.) and OSG Corporation, join recurring venture capital investors (Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, JAFCO Co., Ltd., and Mitsubishi UFJ Capital) alongside new financier aSTART Co., Ltd.   English press release is available here. Japanese press release is available here.

ASTROSCALE Secures up to USD 35 Million Capital Injection
PRESS RELEASE / March 01, 2016
IDEA-1
PRESS RELEASE / October 05, 2015
ASTROSCALE TO UNVEIL ACTIVE DEBRIS REMOVAL SOLUTION PROTOTYPE
PRESS RELEASE / June 11, 2015
ASTROSCALE RAISES USD7.7 MILLION IN SERIES A FUNDING
PRESS RELEASE / February 16, 2015
POCARI SWEAT TO HEAD TO THE MOON
PRESS RELEASE / May 16, 2014