An illustration of Australia's rover on the moon

G’day Roo-ver

Australia’s lunar rover named after nationwide competition.

Learn more about the competition Learn more about Roo-ver

Latest news from Australia’s space sector

Man in factory working with large hi-tech robotics machine.

New funding for Australian space projects

NEWS • Industry growth

6 December 2023

'Australian companies are contributing to global space missions by being agile.'
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Rocket being launched from a base

Australian SpIRIT launches to space


2 December 2023

The SpIRIT nanosatellite was launched aboard a SpaceX rocket and will fly in low Earth orbit for two years.
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woman in an astronaut unifrom smiling.

Aussie Astronaut dream a step closer to reality


1 December 2023

From stitching a raw chicken breast to hypobaric chamber training, it’s all in a day’s work for Australian astronaut candidate Katherine Bennell-Pegg.
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An illustration of a satellite in space.

Human and machine unite to benefit Earth and space


30 November 2023

Raytracer, a Brisbane-based team of hardware and software engineers, are creating revolutionary simulation technologies for challenging and remote environments on and off Earth.
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Close up photo of the SpaceX Transporter-6 mission in space, looking down at the Earth below.

Byte-size cosmic insights with edge computing and AI


17 November 2023

Spiral Blue’s SE-1 edge computer analyses satellite data in space and sends the useful parts back to Earth.
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Team members with Minister Ed Husic

aKin assistive AI to improve life in space and on Earth


10 November 2023

Sydney-based company aKin is refining their intuitive artificial intelligence (AI) technology for daily living. This AI is well suited to space missions or people living with disabilities. The Australian Space Agency co-funded its development.
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Our department recognises the First Peoples of this Nation and their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to the lands, waters, seas, skies, and communities.

We Acknowledge First Nations Peoples as the Traditional Custodians and Lore Keepers of the oldest living culture and pay respects to their Elders past and present. We extend that respect to all First Nations Peoples.