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Space Foundation and Singapore Space & Technology Limited Sign Partnership Agreement

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 21, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization, founded in 1983, for the global space ecosystem, and Singapore Space & Technology Limited (SSTL) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that emphasizes fostering stronger partnerships in the areas of space science research, educational programs, innovation, and space related activities.

The MOU provides a framework for the partnership between Space Foundation and SSTL of broad cooperation offering a gateway to education and information for the different fields of space science and technology and their related applications. The signing of the MOU took place Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the 73rd International Astronautical Congress in Paris, France.

Commenting on the partnership, CEO Tom Zelibor said, “As the global space economy continues to grow, so does the opportunities to build new relationships. Those friendships advance technology, create jobs and inspire new generations to find their place in the global space ecosystem. Space Foundation welcomes those possibilities and more with Singapore Space and Technology Limited and a future that brings greater cooperation and collaboration for our two organizations for years to come.”

Singapore Space & Technology Limited (SSTL) is the leading space organization in Southeast Asia, spearheading the adoption of space-related technologies, and fostering partnerships between various stakeholders to promote and grow the regional space ecosystem.

Space Foundation and SSTL have agreed to collaborate in the following areas:

  • To facilitate and coordinate participation and cross promotion regarding events
  • To facilitate knowledge sharing on their respective STEM programs, content development and curriculum
  • To collaborate on youth engagement activities between USA and Singapore
  • To facilitate co-innovation and co-development between US-based and Singapore-based startups to encourage partnership and internationalization opportunities

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