Space and satellite sector one of the new clusters eyed for growth

Singapore’s space and satellite sector is one of the new industry clusters that the Government will focus on growing, the Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) said yesterday. Mr S. Iswaran told the media: “When you talk about space, the requirements are quite harsh given the conditions you’re talking about, and also in terms of communication – you’re talking about vast distances, so you need companies that have got the depth and capability to do this.