EOSCOM satellite achieves 21 years continuous operation

Defence and space manufacturer Electro Optic Systems (ASX: EOS) has celebrated 21 years of continuous operation of its EOSCOM communications and science test satellite. The satellite was launched on 17 July, 1998 from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and has been involved in numerous scientific experiments and helped developed advanced technologies and devices. EOS is best…

Pressure and performance: Australian company pushes to be a global leader in armour

Brent Balinski speaks to Xtek’s managing director Philippe Odouard about the company’s curing process – which it says can produce lighter, stronger composite parts – and its potential applications in defence, space and elsewhere.

Companies coming around to plastic reuse

Brent Balinski speaks to Harry Wang, founder of Advanced Circular Polymers, about the company’s factory and serving manufacturers wanting to adopt recycled plastics in their products.   From kicks to shampoo bottles and beyond, there are signs that businesses are starting to commit to the use of recycled materials.   Adidas has a goal of…