Satellite receiver to be developed for Moon to Mars

The Australian Space Agency has funded the development of an Australian aerospace grade Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver. The receiver, funded under its Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement Grants scheme, is destined for use in various aerospace applications such as rockets, satellites, and aircraft. Queensland-based Gilmour Space Technologies, in collaboration with the…

Australian “road to space” now laid with Bowen Orbital Spaceport’s new licence

The Gilmour Space Technologies-operated spaceport in north Queensland has gained approval as an orbital launch facility, Gilmour announced on Tuesday morning. The Bowen Orbital Spaceport is the first granted its licence by federal industry minister Ed Husic under the Space (Launches & Returns) Act 2018, the company said. Rocket manufacturer and launch services provider Gilmour…

Moon to Mars technologies sought by space agency

The Australian Space Agency is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from companies and institutions seeking to discuss their niche Australian technology capabilities. Through its Moon to Mars initiative, the ASA is working closely with international partner agencies to identify Australian technology capabilities that could add value to international space exploration endeavours. The information from this…