The heart of space

The Australian Space Agency is the heart of space in Australia, working to advance the country's position in the global space economy. 

We have cooperative partnerships with international space agencies and Australian states and territories that benefit the national space sector. We also broker deals and deliver initiatives to drive investment and global opportunities for Australia in space.

"The Australian Space Agency continues to take its role as the front door for the world to engage with Australia in space very seriously – forging deals and generating opportunities through our convening power and space expertise."

~ Enrico Palermo, Head of the Australian Space Agency

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International partnerships

We are the gateway for the global space industry to engage with Australia in space, fostering strong international partnerships for our national sector.

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States and Territories

Australia is home to a range of unique and world-renowned space capabilities across eight states and territories. 

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Latest news from the Australia's space sector

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Future space explorers meet Australian astronaut at LEGO’s largest store

NEWS • Inspire

19 July 2024

The meet and greet was part of a new campaign between LEGO Australia, the Australian Space Agency and Australian astronaut Katherine Bennell-Pegg.

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Australian precision parts for our biggest journey yet

NEWS • Space spotlight

4 July 2024

NASA’s new space capsule is built to take humans further than ever before, with help from advanced Australian manufacturing.

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New Video Series: Australia's First Moon Rover

NEWS • Industry growth

3 July 2024

Watch the story of the two Australian teams designing concepts for Roo-ver

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Historic signing to see India launch largest Australian-made spacecraft

NEWS • Industry growth

27 June 2024

New collaborative project between Australia and India to be a defining moment for the two partner nations’ space economies.

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The Agency and LEGO Australia partner for “The Space Generation"

NEWS • Inspire

24 June 2024

The collaboration will include a meet and greet with Australian astronaut Katherine Bennell-Pegg.

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17th Australian Space Forum Program Released

NEWS • Industry growth

19 June 2024

The first national industry event for Australian Astronaut Katherine Bennell-Pegg since her return home.

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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.