Aerospace Concepts Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned systems engineering company with business across military, space, telecommunications and science sectors. Aerospace Concepts is known for transitioning research and development activities into prototypes and then moving those prototypes into a commercial environment.
Aerospace Concepts has been actively involved in the Australian space sector for many years with a broad range of activities including:
- Providing flight safety Risk Hazard Analyses in support of the US / Australia HIFiRE hypersonics research program which involves a series of rocket launches and high speed vehicle flights from Woomera;
- Designing a systems engineering management framework for development of the Giant Magellan Telescope, a 25 metre telescope to be located at Cerro Las Campanas, Chile and budgeted to cost approximately US $700M;
- Independent analysis and research in support of various Australian Government space activities;
- Delivery of space familiarisation training to Australian Defence Department staff;
- Studies into space-related radiospectrum use for the Australian Communications and Media Authority;
- Systems engineering advice to the Australian Defence Department and to defence industry concerning military satellite communications; and
- Ongoing pro bono support to not-for-profit space research and educational organisations including the Australian Space Research Institute and the Australian Youth Aerospace Forum.
The R&D arm of the company, Aerospace Research Pty Ltd, is the recipient of a $2.1M grant under the Australian Space Research Program for the Antarctic Broadband project, which is developing a broadband satellite communications service aimed at meeting the data transfer needs of the entire Antarctic community.
For more information on Aerospace Concepts, please visit www.concepts.aero