Search for space-led solutions launches in Adelaide

By Andrew Spence Amazon and Deloitte will spearhead a search for new space technologies across a variety of industries at an inaugural hackathon event in South Australia next month. The Gravity Challenge will bring together space thought leaders and businesses across eight industries to collaboratively solve real-world problems using cutting-edge space technology and data. To…

Gilmour Space prepares to launch Ariel rocket

Gilmour Space Technologies is preparing to launch its second Ariel-class suborbital rocket, One Vision, to flight test the company’s hybrid rocket engine and mobile launch capability. The rollout of the new rocket, reported by @AuManufacturing in February, has been followed by a period of increased activity for the company. Gilmour Space CEO, Adam Gilmour said:…

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…

Adelaide startup signs agreement with Australian Space Agency

By Jessica Bassano Spun out of the University of South Australia in 2015, Myriota last year raised $15 million through a Series A funding round, with Boeing HorizonX Ventures among the contributors. The Statement of Strategic Intent follows a similar agreement penned between international aerospace company Boeing and the Australian Space Agency in April. Deputy head of…