A new advanced manufacturing centre in South Australia will allow ballistics company XTEK to expand in to new markets, including the US, and new industries such as space.
The state government has announced a NSW Space Industry Development Strategy and $5 million in support for a new space industry hub, which it hopes will lure in startups operating within the fast-growing space sector.
More than 1000 space leaders including NASA representatives and the president of the Italian Space Agency are in Adelaide today for an industry forum as the local sector continues to gain momentum.
The SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre based in South Australia today announced some of the first projects for the group that brings together more than 100 national and international partners in a $245 million research initiative.
Gilmour Space consortium to build linerless composite cryotanks: “This is about sovereign capability”
Gilmour Space and University of Southern Queensland have commented on their successful CRC Project application, which will develop the capability to produce linerless composite tanks for space.
Rocket launch provider, Black Sky Aerospace and UK company Raptor Aerospace will conduct an international rocket motor test and sounding rocket launch campaign in Queensland’s outback. The campaign will begin later this month at the Beyond the Blue Aerospace sub-orbital launch facility at Goondiwindi, with Raptor testing and space qualifying their launch vehicles and systems.…
Australia’s first space industry incubator has opened applications for its third intake and is looking to help international companies break into the sector.
Adelaide-based space company Southern Launch is planning a second rocket launching site at Koonibba, in the far west of South Australia. The company has already been granted major project status for the Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex (pictured) on the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula which will allow access to Polar Earth Orbits. The site…
It appears we have missed another close call between two satellites – but how close did we really come to a catastrophic event in space?
Defence, space and communications group Electro Optic Systems (ASX: EOS) has bought US space business Audacy Corporation for $10 million in cash. The Canberra company’s subsidiary EOS Defence Systems USA Inc purchase of Audacy is part of a strategy to widen the remit of EOS’s operations in the United States. The chairman of EOSDS John…