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Musk to ‘Consider’ Opening Battery Plant in Indonesia, Senior Official Says

Musk to ‘Consider’ Opening Battery Plant in Indonesia, Senior Official Says

By Sebastian Strangio
A Tesla investment would be a significant vote of confidence in Jakarta's ambition of becoming an EV production powerhouse.

With Starlink and Satellite Launches, Mongolia’s Digital Transformation Reaches a Milestone

With Starlink and Satellite Launches, Mongolia’s Digital Transformation Reaches a Milestone

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia’s activities with SpaceX and Thales Alenia Space demonstrate both Ulaanbaatar’s development strategy and its third-neighbor foreign policy.
Asia’s Island Nations Need Satellite Internet

Asia’s Island Nations Need Satellite Internet

By Sribala Subramanian
Is Elon Musk's Starlink the solution?

Debt Bondage in Space, and Taiwan

Debt Bondage in Space, and Taiwan

By Peter Bengtsen
Sky-high recruitment fees and debts for migrant workers lurk behind the Taiwanese firms supplying multinational satellite, electronic, and car companies. 

Long March 9 Rocket Will Be a Game-changer for China’s Space Program

Long March 9 Rocket Will Be a Game-changer for China’s Space Program

By Namrata Goswami
China’s plan for a super heavy, reusable rocket has gotten far less attention than SpaceX’s Starship, but will be equally important over the long run. 

Mongolia Signs Agreement with SpaceX to Utilize Starlink

Mongolia Signs Agreement with SpaceX to Utilize Starlink

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia continues its digitalization push by bringing Starlink on board to provide satellite internet service to “people in remote locations... in every corner of our vast country.”

Why Elon Musk’s Twitter Purchase Is a National Security Concern

Why Elon Musk’s Twitter Purchase Is a National Security Concern

By Charles Mok
Elon Musk’s Twitter deal reveals loopholes in U.S. national security oversight.
Private Players Present New Complications for Space Governance

Private Players Present New Complications for Space Governance

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Private companies bring some benefits to space developments, but also add to governance challenges.

What’s in the New Indonesia-SpaceX Chatter?

What’s in the New Indonesia-SpaceX Chatter?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A call between Musk and President Joko Widodo followed earlier talks about the potential production of lithium batteries in Indonesia.

US Returns to Human Spaceflight

US Returns to Human Spaceflight

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The growing private space sector is beginning to create new energy and excitement about space.

Misplaced Confidence? The US Private Space Sector vs. China

Misplaced Confidence? The US Private Space Sector vs. China

By Namrata Goswami
American confidence that its private space sector can take on China alone is wildly misplaced.

Lift Off: Turkmenistan’s First Communications Satellite

By Catherine Putz
The satellite is French-built, sits in a Monaco-designated slot, and was carried up on a US-designed rocket.

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