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A message from Dr Megan Clark AC Head of the Australian Space Agency

Mar 24, 2020
Australian Space Agency Support Services Panel Industry Briefing

Yesterday the Australian Space Agency issued this message to members of the Australian Space Industry… “It is in tough times like this that we are guided by our purpose; to transform and grow a globally respected Australian space industry that lifts the broader economy, and inspires and improves the lives of Australians.   We want…

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COVID-19 Update from IAF

Mar 23, 2020
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We have received the following information from the IAF: “Following the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we wanted to get in touch with our worldwide community to update you on the IAF activities, and also to offer solidarity with you at this challenging time. The IAF Secretariat has been reviewing the situation since January and eventually took…

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Space should fare better than other industries

Mar 23, 2020
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WASHINGTON —  The global space industry stands to fare better than other industries buffeted by the coronavirus pandemic because demand for its services are largely undiminished by the outbreak, according to a report released March 18. Government customers in defense and emergency response have robust needs for satellite connectivity and geospatial data in times of…

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The SmartSat AI for Space Applications Research Network – applications now open

Mar 17, 2020
Smartsat Crc Visiting Distinguished Speaker Series Dr Dan Hannan

A message from the SmartSat CRC: “The SmartSat CRC mission is to develop capability and technologies that will make communication, remote sensing and space systems more ‘intelligent’. It will achieve this through its AI community co-inventing and developing the next generation of AI technologies for space applications. We will invest in R&D to catapult our…

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Reaching to the Stars to Create Territory Jobs

Mar 12, 2020
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An agreement between a European aerospace company and an Indigenous-controlled company based in Central Australia is cementing the Northern Territory’s position in the trillion-dollar global space industry. European space launch company, ArianeGroup, has today announced Centre for Appropriate Technology (CfAT), located 10km south of the Alice Springs CBD, will host their GEOTracker® station at their…

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