Indonesia to build its first spaceport World

Indonesia to build its first spaceport

Indonesia plans to construct its first spaceport in Biak, Papua, to serve the country’s rocket test launches, the country’s National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) has confirmed.
Indonesia to develop amphibious aircraft World

Indonesia to develop amphibious aircraft

Indonesia is looking to develop an amphibious aircraft in the next five years to solve the perennial problem of inter-island transportation in the archipelago, the country’s Research and Technology Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro has said.
Death toll from Indonesia quakes, tsunami hits over 830 World

Death toll from Indonesia quakes, tsunami hits over 830

The death toll from a strong earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province has climbed to 832, and the figure is expected to increase, said according to the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) on September 30.
Indonesia launches homemade satellite World

Indonesia launches homemade satellite

Indonesia launched a satellite named LAPAN A2 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Sriharikota on September 28.