Federal government announces creation of Australian space agency, SA to tap into multi-billion dollar industry with South Australian Space Industry Centre

By George Booth After a series of ongoing developments and growing momentum, the federal government has announced Australia will create its own space agency. The government intends to tap into the $420 billion and growing space industry, with Australia’s own space agency expected to generate thousands of new jobs for the country. South Australia has shown its ongoing support to develop Australia’s involvement in the … Continue reading Federal government announces creation of Australian space agency, SA to tap into multi-billion dollar industry with South Australian Space Industry Centre

Adelaide astronaut says education is key to developing a national space agency

By Kelly Hughes It is a “no brainer” that Australia should invest in a national space agency, given the tremendous benefit it will garner, said Dr. Andrew Thomas. Global leaders of the space sector are gathering in Adelaide this week for the 68th International Astronautical Congress, to discuss Australia’s lagging contribution to a multi-billion dollar space industry. At the South Australian Press Club luncheon yesterday, … Continue reading Adelaide astronaut says education is key to developing a national space agency