OSG Becomes Official Sponsor of New Space Mission to Tackle Space Junk

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  • 2016.01.13

TOYOKAWA―December 15, 2015―OSG Corporation held a press conference today at the Hotel Arc Riche Toyohashi to announce its sponsorship with Astroscale, a Singapore-based private space company founded in 2013, on the world's very first in-situ micro satellite "IDEA OSG 1" to collect and monitor data on sub-millimeter sized debris in the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) region in real-time.

The mission of the "IDEA OSG 1" sponsorship is to contribute to the sustainable use of the space environment by actively developing solutions against space debris. OSG's corporate tagline "shaping your dreams" summarizes its passion for new challenges and commitment to assist clients accomplish their goals. With the new "IDEA OSG 1" mission, OSG strives to utilize its know-how and resources to protect the environment beyond earth and SHAPING YOUR DREAMS FOR SPACE.

OSG Corporation is a world leading manufacturer of high performance threading, drilling and milling tools. OSG's quality assurance is backed by an absolute control over every aspect of its manufacturing process, from producing its very own carbide materials and grinding machines, to developing proprietary tool designs and coatings for superior product performance and wear resistance.