Space

  • Australian Space Agency opens in Adelaide

    First 5000     |      February 20, 2020

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially opened the Australian Space Agency’s new home in Adelaide yesterday (Wednesday 19 February). 

  • Have your say: Moon to Mars program design

    First 5000     |      February 11, 2020

    The Australian Space Agency has launched consultations across the country to seek feedback and input on the design of the $150 million Moon to Mars initiative and grant opportunities.

  • The final frontier for Australia’s exports

    First 5000     |      February 5, 2020

    The House of Representatives Trade and Investment Growth Committee will boldly go where no committee has gone before this week, with a hearing on Friday looking to the emerging space sector and potential impact of future export and investment opportunities.

  • Partial cost recovery for launch and return applications

    First 5000     |      January 24, 2020

    The government has been reviewing cost recovery arrangements for assessment of applications made under the Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018 (the Act); consistent with the government’s Cost Recovery Guidelines. It has agreed to introduce partial cost recovery arrangements.

  • Space infrastructure project grants open

    First 5000     |      January 13, 2020

    In the 2019-20 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced the $19.5 million Space Infrastructure Fund (SIF). This investment into infrastructure will help to grow the Australian space sector.

  • Lasers at forefront of space tracking systems

    First 5000     |      January 7, 2020

    The Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with EOS Space Systems, an Australian company specialising in space tracking systems.

  • Scaling up for the next generation of rocket technology

    First 5000     |      December 12, 2019

    Australia’s leading rocket company, Gilmour Space Technologies, has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with the Australian Space Agency, demonstrating their commitment to launch Australia to space.

  • Innovative satcomms transforming space sector

    First 5000     |      November 19, 2019

    The Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with Brisbane based EM Solutions Pty Ltd, who develop high speed telecommunications products for international supply chains.

  • Australian Space Agency signs with Maxar at IAC

    First 5000     |      October 28, 2019

    The Australian Space Agency signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with US based company Maxar Technologies at the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Washington DC, last week. 

  • International Space Investment initiative grant guidelines released

    First 5000     |      October 18, 2019

    The Australian Space Agency has launched the International Space Investment (ISI) initiative – Expand Capability program guidelines after consultations across the country.

  • Australian Space Agency signs with Tasmania

    First 5000     |      October 11, 2019

    The Australian Space Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tasmanian Government. The MoU draws on the support of Tasmania’s space capabilities including space medicine, ground stations and tracking facilities.

  • Space Bridge to link Australia and UK space industries

    First 5000     |      October 4, 2019

    Australia and the United Kingdom will strengthen their industry ties through the formation of a Space Bridge, which will lay the foundations for future space-related trade opportunities.

  • Australia to support NASA’s plan to return to the Moon and on to Mars

    First 5000     |      September 30, 2019

    The Australian Space Agency and NASA have launched a new partnership on future space cooperation. This includes the opportunity for Australia to join the United States’ Moon to Mars exploration approach, including NASA’s Artemis lunar program.

  • Space regulation prepares Australia for lift-off

    First 5000     |      September 2, 2019

    Launching into space and returning to Earth has been given a boost thanks to the latest regulatory changes to Australia’s space legislation.

  • Space activities between Australia and Europe take a big step forward

    First 5000     |      August 27, 2019

    Australia could work with Europe on future space missions, thanks to a joint statement of intent signed between the Australian Space Agency and the European Space Agency.

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