S'pore NGO aims to bring space technology to earth

SSTL links players in the regional space industry to partners from other sectors

Above: The Space Academy Singapore Junior camp is conceptualised and organised by SSTL to encourage young people to take an interest in space. Right: SSTL co-founder and chief executive Lynette Tan says space technology has many applications.
Above: The Space Academy Singapore Junior camp is conceptualised and organised by SSTL to encourage young people to take an interest in space. PHOTO: GSTC
Above: The Space Academy Singapore Junior camp is conceptualised and organised by SSTL to encourage young people to take an interest in space. Right: SSTL co-founder and chief executive Lynette Tan says space technology has many applications.
Above: SSTL co-founder and chief executive Lynette Tan says space technology has many applications.PHOTO: SINGAPORE SPACE AND TECHNOLOGY LTD

The race to space started in the 1960s, led by the United States and the Soviet Union. Over the years, China, India and others have joined the field.

Unbeknown to many Singaporeans, the Little Red Dot is now also a player - albeit a small one - in the game.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 09, 2021, with the headline 'S'pore NGO aims to bring space technology to earth'. Subscribe