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Economic activity survey to measure space sector growth

Mar 10, 2020
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The Australian Space Agency is measuring the contribution of space activities to the Australian economy. They invite organisations contributing to the space industry to complete an economic activity survey of the Australian space sector, conducted by independent consultancy, the Nous Group. The results of the survey will help develop a strong economic baseline to measure…

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M2M Program – one day left to contribute to the SIAA submission

Feb 27, 2020
Moon To Mars Program Design Consultation Hobart

As we advised last week, the Australian Space Agency is currently conducting a series of consultations seeking feedback and input on the design of the $150 million Moon to Mars program and grant opportunities. We are seeking input from our members with respect to the Consultation Paper. Your input will be used to develop an SIAA submission. This…

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Space health and life sciences strategic planning survey

Feb 25, 2020
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The Space Health and Life Sciences Working Group of the National Committee of Space and Radio Science is seeking input from researchers studying in fields related to space health and life sciences. This survey and the strategic plan that it informs will provide a useful roadmap for harnessing Australia’s unique capabilities in biomedical science. The…

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Konecranes stargazing crane integral to new $97m Exmouth Space Surveillance Telescope facilities

Feb 24, 2020
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A new AU$97.2 million Australian space surveillance project is receiving expert materials handling from Konecranes for the installation and maintenance of the main telescope and building. Konecranes, which is a global leader in cranes and lifting equipment and service to a diverse range of industries, provided two CXT double-girder underslung cranes with lifting capacities of…

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Applications open for The Vernadsky Challenge

Feb 21, 2020
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Applications are now being accepted for The Vernadsky Challenge – an engineering startup competition with 2М UAH available in grant funding. The competition concentrates on: space technologies (rockets, launch mechanics, satellites, space engineering and any device that will help people get closer to space) active bioelectronics (devices that will, via connections,  improve and make the…

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