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SpaceX’s Dragon capsule delivers two astronauts to the ISS

Jun 1, 2020
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According to ABC News: “SpaceX has delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA, following an historic launch with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company. With test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken poised to take over manual control if necessary, the SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up to…

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Global Survey of Experts – Norms in Space

Jun 1, 2020

The purpose of this project is to generate knowledge about how existing and emerging norms of responsible behaviour in outer space related to safety and sustainability – developed mostly in the civil and commercial sectors – can inform space-based military activities and norms to enhance security within the space environment. As part of this research,…

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State of Space Report – 2018/2019

May 27, 2020
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The 2019 State of Space Report documents the Australian Government’s civil space responsibilities and activities from 1 January 2018 to 30 June 2019. The Australian Space Agency was established on 1 July 2018. This is the Agency’s first report. It covers activities under the strategic pillars of the Australian Civil Space Strategy, which focus on…

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Space Industry Report released

May 20, 2020
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KPMG yesterday released their report “30 voices on 2030”, a commentary from some space industry leaders concerning their thoughts for the future of our industry. According to KPMG: “30 Voices on 2030 – The future of space brings together the different perspectives of 30 senior leaders from the space industry around the world – heads of…

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Australian manufacturing in a post-COVID world – Hon Karen Andrews MP (televised event)

May 19, 2020
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There’s been a renewed focus on Australian manufacturing during the COVID-19 pandemic, with local companies stepping up to expand or establish production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The pandemic has highlighted opportunities for Australian manufacturing and also exposed some gaps in our sovereign capability. Minister Andrews will address the Press Club about what the pandemic…

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