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Australia’s first commercial, space capable rocket launch – limited tickets available to the public

Sep 10, 2020
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An historical moment for Australia and South Australia is set to occur next week, when Southern Launch, DEWC systems and T-Minus Engineering will launch Australia’s first commercial, space capable rockets from the Koonibba Test Range near Ceduna. Find out more and book your tickets here.

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NASA Search and Rescue Partners With Australian Space Research Center, SmartSat CRC

Sep 9, 2020
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Exciting news for the Australian Space Industry, with a new collaboration agreement announced today between NASA and the SmartSat CRC… The Search and Rescue office — based at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland — will provide SmartSat CRC with NASA expertise to advance distress-related communications and navigation technology benefiting the U.S. and Australia.…

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Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement Grants – Industry Info Session (7 Sept)

Aug 28, 2020
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The Agency is holding an industry information session for the recently opened Moon to Mars Supply Chain capability improvement grants on Monday, 7 September 2020,1:30 PM – 2:30 PM ACST. The Australian Space Agency’s purpose is to grow and transform a globally respected Australian space industry that lifts the broader economy and improves the lives…

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New frontier for space supply chains

Aug 27, 2020
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The first program in the Government’s $150 million Moon to Mars initiative is open. Local businesses now have the opportunity to apply for grants that will strengthen skills, capabilities and capacity. The Supply Chain capability improvement grants aim to help businesses to double down on their capabilities. It will also support their application across other high…

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South Australian rocket range one step closer to sending satellites into orbit to protect defence force

Aug 26, 2020
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DEWC Systems has just announced that next month a rocket will be launched from the world’s largest privately operated rocket test range near Koonibba, in the far west of South Australia, with a small, replica payload on board. A device that will collect information for the project will be launched into space next month. (Supplied:…

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