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Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Space a priority area

Oct 1, 2020
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Space has been identified as a National Manufacturing Priority:  today “The Australian Government has announced a $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) and the National Manufacturing Priorities.   The $1.3 billion MMI will drive lasting change for Australian manufacturers. It will help Australian manufacturers: scale-up collaborate commercialise It will unlock private sector investment and support manufacturers to…

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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
Moon To Mars Supply Chain Capability Grants Information Session

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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