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The space sector is experiencing significant growth. Currently planned activities and utilisation models also greatly exceed the scope, ambition and/or commercial value of space missions in the previous century, e.g., autonomous spacecraft, space mining, and understanding the universe. Achieving these ambitious goals requires surmounting non-trivial technical obstacles. AI4Space focuses on the role of AI, particularly…

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Supported by the Australian Space Agency, the South Australian Space Industry Centre and SmartSat CRC, the 11th edition of the biannual forum will be delivered as a face-to-face event as well as virtually to accommodate those who are unable to travel to South Australia. Forum Program This iconic event is one not to be missed, with…

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Australian Space Agency Comms Technologies & Services Roadmap Info Session

The Agency will be hosting an information session to discuss and answer questions on the partial cost recovery consultation on Friday 19 March. The Australia Space Agency is conducting a consultation process to inform the amendment of the Space (Launches and Returns) (Insurance) Rules 2019 to implement cost recovery and to inform the development of a cost recovery…

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CALLING ALL AUSTRALIAN SPACE AND TECH START-UPS! The Northern Territory Government, Darwin Innovation Hub, Singapore Space & Technology Limited and Cap Vista invite you to the virtual Project Cyclotron Workshop and Space Accelerator Program Startup Pitching on Thurs 25 Feb 2021, 7.30 – 10pm AEDT. Project Cyclotron is a joint venture building programme that develops…

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The Morrison Government’s game-changing investment to super-charge manufacturing and grow jobs is now open to businesses, with applications sought under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI). Businesses with projects in the space sector are the first to be able to apply for grants to help them commercialise ideas or processes, or integrate into global…

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A new agreement between the Australian and Indian Governments will further unlock space collaboration between the two countries as the sectors continue to grow and create jobs. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the new agreement strengthens existing ties between Australia and India and allows the two countries to work closer than…

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The Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program (SHSSP) is designed for students, academics and professionals from all disciplines. The Southern Space Studies Program (SHSSP) has been running since 2011, provided in partnership by ISU and the University of South Australia. The program is designed with a particular eye to the southern hemisphere space environment and is…

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Just released by the Australian Space Agency, the Communications Technologies and Services Roadmap provides a 10 year plan and sets the strategic direction to support the growth of the industry. You can download the roadmap here.

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The 2020 State of Space Report documents the Australian Government’s civil space responsibilities and activities from 1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020. The Australian Space Agency entered into the second phase of the Australian Civil Space Strategy 2019-2020: moving  from establishment to fully operational headquartered at the Lot Fourteen innovation precinct in Adelaide, South…

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Unveiled today after a year in stealth mode, SEVEN SISTERS: the Australian Lunar Exploration Mission to send nanosatellites and sensors to the Moon to search for accessible water and resources, supporting NASA’s Artemis Program. Led by a world-class team of space, industry and research leaders, Fleet Space Technologies, OZ Minerals, University of Adelaide, UNSW, Unearthed, Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc. and Fugro are already developing…

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Lunar Ascent

Lunar Ascent, an industry-led consortium spearheaded by Space Machines Company and supported by Deloitte, is inviting all companies and related entities in the space industry to join this moon shot – to send the first Australian nanosatellites to orbit around the Moon in 2024 by providing a cost-effective and innovative rideshare opportunity for Australian commercial,…

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