12 new Australian space projects are being supported that will build capability in our local sector, as well as respond to key challenges and opportunities like climate change.

More than $9 million has been awarded to projects which align with NASA’s Artemis program, helping Australian organisations to deliver products and services into global space supply chains.

Head of the Australian Space Agency, Enrico Palermo said this demonstrates how Australian companies are contributing to global space missions.

“These projects show the agility and innovative nature of Australia’s space companies, and how we can carve our niche in big international missions,” Mr Palermo said.

“Space is a global endeavour and by working with our partners like NASA we can create outcomes that benefit Australia, while also contributing to solutions to global challenges.”

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic said the funding would help drive innovation and support cutting-edge Australian science.

“These projects show the exceptional research and innovation that is happening in Australia’s space sector and how our companies can contribute on the global stage,” Minister Husic said.

“Excitingly, the technologies and products being developed also have applications that can see us respond to important challenges and opportunities – from addressing climate change to driving growth in Government priority areas like robotics, quantum and advanced manufacturing.”

These projects were chosen from intakes 8, 9 and 10 of the Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement Grants program.

Minister's Media Release

Read the announcement from Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic.


Grant recipients

View a list of applicants that have been offered funding under the Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability Improvement Grants.


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