Company Was Founded
June 21, 2017
mu Space and Advanced Technology Co., Ltd., operating under the name mu Space Corp, is a company in Thailand that provides satellite-enabled broadband and mobile connectivity. It was founded by James Yenbamroong in 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the goal to research and develop space technology and applications for use in urban and rural areas.
Initially focused on the implementation of a nationwide broadband project using satellite technology,mu Space in 2018 started doing activities and research of technology related to space. In July 2018, the company sent micro-gravity experiments into space aboard the New Shepard rocket of Blue Origin, and in September 2018, it released a 3D image of their own spacesuit version for use by astronauts and space tourists. In April 2019, mu Space submitted a proposal to a NASA project to build a lunar landing system.
The company has satellite launch contracts with Blue Origin, using the New Glenn rocket, and with Relativity Space using Terran, the world’s first 3D-printed rocket.
Secured Satellite Operating License
mu Space becomes Thailand’s first space technology startup to operate a satellite service after the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission awarded a license for the company. The 15-year license covers the operation of a satellite and provision of satellite-based services until 2032.