The Australian Space Agency’s International Space Investment initiative supports ten grant recipients to work on programs with international space agencies.
As they orbit above us in space, satellites are supporting more than 7 billion people down on Earth.
The theme of this year’s World Space Week, running from the 4-10 October, is satellites improve life.
A visualisation of the space debris currently orbiting the Earth (debris size not to scale). Credit: Institute of Space Systems, Technical University of Braunschweig.
The Australian Space Agency (the Agency) has identified access to space as one of the seven National Civil Space Priorities in the 10-year plan, Advancing Space, the Australian Civil Space Strategy 2019-2028.
The Australian Space Discovery Centre is one step closer to launch as construction of the facility and Mission Control Centre officially starts.
The first program in the Government’s $150 million Moon to Mars initiative is open. Local businesses now have the opportunity to apply for grants that will strengthen skills, capabilities and capacity.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Hayabusa2 asteroid explorer is returning to Earth.
The Australian Space Agency’s International Space Investment initiative has funded 10 Australian projects to unlock international space opportunities for Australian industry.
The Australian Space Agency is asking the local space industry for information on intended or desired near-term space missions, including to the Moon and beyond.
The consultation process is particularly interested in finding out more about missions that:
Students and educators from across Australia will have the opportunity to participate in an outstanding international science and education program, sponsored by NASA.
To learn more about the solar system’s origin and evolution, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is investigating typical types of asteroids. Analysing samples from asteroids enables us to study organic matter and water in the solar system.
The Australian Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signalling new opportunities to increase space collaboration between the two nations.
The Australian Space Agency has released the Moon to Mars initiative consultation outcomes report. This follows public consultation events across the country between 14 February and 2 March 2020.
When the Australian Space Agency formed, we prepared for our mission to grow and transform the Australian space sector, and inspire and improve the lives of Australians. Today marks our second anniversary.
A new Australian Space Robotics, Automation, and AI Command Control Complex will build on Australia’s strengths as a leader in remote asset management.
A new Australian Space Data Analysis Facility (ASDAF) will help analysis of satellite data by small to medium enterprises and researchers.
The International Space Investment initiative supports strategic space projects that build relationships with international space agencies. Its purpose is to grow Australia’s space industry capability.
The establishment of the Mission Control Centre will provide a platform for SMEs and researchers to control small satellite missions. Part of the $19.5 million Space Infrastructure Fund, the new centre will enable real-time testing and accelerated improvement of satellite technology.
Have you ever taken the time to look up toward the stars and try to find some constellations? You’ve probably managed to find one of the most iconic constellations of the Southern Hemisphere, the Southern Cross. Or you’ve possibly been able to find a star sign or two if you have a good eye!