Wagner Corporation Collaborates with Virgin Orbit to Bring National Air-Launch Capability to Australia

Wagner Corporation Collaborates with Virgin Orbit to Bring National Air-Launch Capability to Australia

Wagner Corporation and Virgin Orbit have signed an agreement to assess a potential LauncherOne demonstration mission from the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport. Virgin Orbit announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Wagner Corporation, one of the region’s most successful privately-owned companies and proprietor of the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport and Business Park […]

Space launch from Australia to use satellite tracking from Inmarsat

Space launch from Australia to use satellite tracking from Inmarsat

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications has signed an agreement with Gilmour Space Technologies to support space launches from Australia using Inmarsat’s InRange system. Gilmour Space is Australia’s leading launch services company that is developing orbital-class launch vehicles and satellite platforms. InRange from Inmarsat provides rapid, responsive and cost-effective launch telemetry from […]

Cloud-Based Agritech Company, DataFarming, Bringing Pixxel’s Hyperspectral Satellite Technology to Australian Farmers

Cloud-Based Agritech Company, DataFarming, Bringing Pixxel’s Hyperspectral Satellite Technology to Australian Farmers

DataFarming will help farmers take advantage of the world’s most detailed satellite imaging and AI tools for crop health monitoring and sustainability efforts Earth-imaging technology company, Pixxel, has announced an early adoption partnership with Australian cloud-based agritech company DataFarming. Using Pixxel’s hyperspectral dataset, DataFarming will be able to monitor crop health at new speeds and greater resolutions […]

Fleet Space Technologies to Revolutionise Mineral Exploration with Launch of Geosphere

Fleet Space Technologies to Revolutionise Mineral Exploration with Launch of Geosphere

GeoSphere is a first-of-its-kind system that combines wireless Geodes, intelligent cloud processing and a constellation of low earth orbit (LEO) nanosatellites to discover critical resources up to 100 times faster than traditional methods. It also drastically reduces the requirement for environmentally damaging elements of existing surveyance practices such as the use of explosives, noise machines […]

Gilmour Space-led proposal for Australian Space Manufacturing Network wins MMIC grant

Gilmour Space-led proposal for Australian Space Manufacturing Network wins MMIC grant

A $157 million bid led by Gilmour Space Technologies to grow sovereign space manufacturing in Australia has been awarded the largest Federal Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Collaboration (MMIC) grant for Space. Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor MP said in a statement that the Government’s $52 million co-investment in the project will […]

Fleet Space Awarded $20 million in Australian Government MMI Grant Funding to Build Space Manufacturing Hub in South Australia

Fleet Space Awarded $20million in Australian Government MMI Grant Funding to Build Space Manufacturing Hub in South Australia

Fleet Space Technologies today announced that the Australian Government has committed $20million (USD) to the development of the Space Manufacturing Hub in Adelaide, South Australia. This adds to funds already committed by the Government of South Australia ($20 million AUS) and a consortium of leading space, aerospace and advanced air mobility companies including Fleet, Q-CTRL, […]

Gilmour Space fires up for 2022 with Australia’s largest rocket engine test

Gilmour Space fires up for 2022 with Australia's largest rocket engine test

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 […]