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And the new Australian space agency is going to… South Australia

The new Australian Space Agency (ASA) headquarters will be established in Adelaide, on the site of the old hospital. SA Premier Steven Marshall made the announcement today alongside Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The ASA will be tasked with tripling the size of Australia’s space industry by 2030. Adelaide is set […]
And the new Australian space agency is going to… South Australia
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Australia could have a base on the Moon ‘by the mid-2030s’

The CSIRO wants Australia to go to the Moon. Not only that, it wants Australia’s new space agency to build a base on the Moon, and launch manned missions to Mars from a staging post right here in Australia. All of which could be fully operational by the “mid-2030s”. This […]
Australia could have a base on the Moon ‘by the mid-2030s’
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Australia finally has a space agency — here’s why it’s about time

Australia, welcome to space. The club many would say we should have joined decades ago. Among OECD countries, only Australia and Iceland did not have a dedicated space agency. We were in a group that counted Luxembourg, Malta and Vatican City among its members. New Zealand, Indonesia, North Korea – […]
Australia finally has a space agency — here’s why it’s about time
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5 things Australia can do to build an effective space agency

Senator Simon Birmingham’s September declaration that Australia would establish a space agency created a buzz across the space sector. The announcement was unexpected. Few anticipated any government commitment until after Dr Megan Clark’s expert panel reported on Australia’s space industry capability in March 2018. Establishing an agency is a sensible […]
5 things Australia can do to build an effective space agency