The Space Surveillance Telescope, declared operational Sept. 30, will join the network of sensors used by the United States, Australia and other allies to track objects in orbit
Two Rocket Lab launches for the National Reconnaissance Office carry classified spy satellites that the U.S. intelligence agency developed jointly with the Australian government.
Leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia have agreed to launch a satellite-based initiative to help countries in the Indo-Pacific region track illegal fishing and other suspicious maritime activities.
The United States this week will host the third gathering of international military space chiefs in Colorado Springs.
Australia’s modern space story is only just beginning, and its progress today is a perfect example of how a nation is leveraging its resources and capabilities, making smart investments, and implementing focused strategies to grow its space ecosystem, participate in the global space economy, and enjoy the rewards it offers for life on Earth.
South Korea and Australia agreed to work together to improve capacities in space situational awareness, Earth observation, space traffic and debris management.
South Australia’s Oculus Observatory, which opened Dec. 9, houses the first in a planned global network of passive radars to track objects in orbit.
Saber Astronautics has signed an agreement with Axiom Space to facilitate Australian astronauts’ participation in future missions to the International Space Station.
Japan and Australia have joined international condemnation of Russia for testing an anti-satellite weapon Nov. 15 that created over 1,500 pieces of debris in low Earth orbit.
Fleet Space Technologies raised $26.4 million in a Series B investment round that puts a value of $126 million on the Australian internet-of-things satellite constellation.
NASA and its Australian counterpart have agreed to cooperate on a future robotic lander mission where Australia will provide a small rover as part of a test of resource utilization technologies.
Planet co-founder Chris Boshuizen will be one of four passengers on the next flight of the Blue Origin New Shepard suborbital vehicle.
Australian small launch vehicle company Gilmour Space has raised nearly $46 million, funding the company through its first orbital launch in 2022.
Q-Ctrl, an Australian startup, is developing quantum sensors to send to Earth orbit, the moon and eventually Mars.
A longtime Virgin Galactic executive will return to Australia to take over the country’s young space agency, the Australian government announced Nov. 13.