At just over 110 kilonewtons (or 25,000 pound-force) of thrust, the test generated enough force to lift four SUVs off the ground — a significant demonstration of space and launch capability by an Australian SME. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p66KZzp8Ek Rocket engineers at Gilmour Space Technologies have greeted the new year with a successful 110-kilonewton test-fire of the most […]
ANU astrophysicist and cosmologist Dr Brad Tucker says two companies – Axiom Space and Saber Astronautics – are working on bringing Australian astronauts to the International Space Station.
Axiom Space allows Australians to get to space ‘without needing American citizenship’
Saber, a space venture with operations in Australia and the U.S., wants to build up interest in commercial missions and in-space research
Australian scientists make an extraordinary discovery in space while testing Einstein’s theory of general relativity
Australian astrophysicists testing Einstein’s theory of general relativity have discovered a flood of gravitational waves pouring across the universe.
One of the great joys of scientific innovation is looking at an existing technology and envisioning a completely novel application outside its original purpose. Quasar Satellite Technologies is a rather elegant example of just that.
NASA and its Australian equivalent have agreed to collaborate on a prospective robotic lander mission, with Australia providing a tiny rover as portion of a technology demonstration. As part of the NASA-steered Artemis lunar exploration initiative,
An ambitious plan to launch a new space industry in North Queensland is counting down to take off.
NBN announced on Friday that it has hit 100% coverage on the Australian mainland, Tasmania, as well as “large islands and hard to reach remote locations” that include Christmas Island, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.
The Australian government has announced it is helping local space manufacturers expand their supply chains globally through its AU$1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI).