The Australian Space Agency and ACT government have set a trajectory to further drive the growth of Australia’s space sector with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU, signed on March 12, will establish a framework of cooperation in the development of space related industries as the Australian Space Agency looks to … Continue reading Boost in Australia’s space sector to grow manufacturing industry
The Australian Space Agency has added a British satellite and communications company to its growing list of international partners. In late-February, the Agency and Goonhilly Earth Station signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation in London; the fifth such signing follows the recent similar agreement with Lockheed Martin. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology … Continue reading Australian Space Agency signs with UK satellite earth station
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has been selected to provide maintenance and operational support for the European Space Agency’s deep space tracking station at New Norcia, 130 kilometres north-east of Perth in Western Australia. This is the first time that an Australian organisation has been selected to manage day-to-day operations at the ground station. The … Continue reading CSIRO to provide maintenance for European Space Agency missions
Australia’s new space agency will be located in Adelaide, reinforcing South Australia’s long-standing contribution to the nation’s space journey. Prime minister Scott Morrison said South Australia was a key hub for innovation and the technology industry, making it the ideal home for the new Agency. “Australia’s space industry is set to hit new heights,” he … Continue reading Australian space agency to boost Adelaide’s economy
On Monday, the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will host an aerotropolis summit in Sydney, with the NSW Government outlining its plans for the future space agency at the new Western Sydney Airport site. The NSW Government has been lobbying strongly to house the nation’s first national space agency, with the Government appointing Australia’s … Continue reading Can Sydney become host to the nation’s first space agency?
Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Michaelia Cash yesterday officially announced the government’s plan to establish the first Australian Space Agency, helping Australian businesses win a greater share of the multi-billion dollar global space market. The government has also released a response to the review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability – a report commissioned by the government in July last year and delivered by the Expert Reference … Continue reading Increasing Australia’s share in the global space industry
The Australian space industry is set to receive a boost as the government pushes forward its plans to establish a national space agency, announced by the government in September last year, in a bid to coordinate existing efforts in the aeronautical industry and create jobs. Ahead of the 2018 federal Budget being delivered next Tuesday, the ABC has reported that the Australian … Continue reading Australia a step closer to establishing its own space agency
The Turnbull Government will establish a national space agency to ensure the growth of Australia’s domestic space industry. Acting minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, said the establishment of a space agency is one of the key issues being examined by the Expert Reference Group appointed to review Australia’s space industry capability. “The … Continue reading Confirmed space agency to boost Australian industry