“Aoba Velox-III” satellite, which has been successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS), is belonged to which country?

“Aoba Velox-III” satellite, which has been successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS), is belonged to which country?
[A]United States
[B]Singapore
[C]United Kingdom
[D]Switzerland

Singapore
The satellite “Aoba Velox-III” has become the first Singapore satellite which has successfully been launched into space from the International Space Station (ISS). The Aoba Velox-III is a joint project between Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Japan’s Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech). It is a 110-metre habitable human-made satellite that orbits the Earth and can stay in space for 6 months. The satellite will be used to conduct several tests, including on a made-in-NTU micro-propulsion system, a new wireless communication system developed by Kyutech and consumer-grade electronic components in space.

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