The 35 m-diameter dish antenna of ESA’s deep-space tracking station at New Norcia, Western Australia. europeanspaceagency/flickr , CC BY

The big global space agencies rely on Australia – let’s turn that to our advantage

The big global space agencies rely on Australia – let’s turn that to our advantage The 35 m-diameter dish antenna of ESA’s deep-space tracking station…

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Satellites (U.S. Air Force illustration)

Small sats are vital to Australia’s space industry – and they won’t be space junk

Small sats are vital to Australia’s space industry – and they won’t be space junk Small satellites are launched to Low Earth Orbit – and…

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Three new reports examine Australia’s existing space capabilities, set them in the light of international developments, and identify growth areas and models for Australia to pursue. [email protected]/flickr , CC BY

Three new reports add clarity to Australia’s space sector, a ‘crowded and valuable high ground’

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What will it take to give Australia’s space agency wings? Image from the opening ceremony at IAC2017. usembassycanberra/flickr , CC BY-ND

Five steps Australia can take to build an effective space agency

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A girl takes a close look at the world’s first artificial. satellite, the Soviet-made Sputnik I. China Photos/Reuters

Sixty years after Sputnik: taking stock and looking to the future

Sixty years after Sputnik: taking stock and looking to the future A girl takes a close look at the world’s first artificial. satellite, the Soviet-made…

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A space agency will allow Australia to sit at the table with NASA, ESA and other global agencies. from www.shutterstock.com

Yes, Australia will have a space agency. What does this mean? Experts respond

Yes, Australia will have a space agency. What does this mean? Experts respond A space agency will allow Australia to sit at the table with…

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Australia worked closely with the UK, Europe and USA in developing space capability in the 1950s and 1960s. from www.shutterstock.com

Lost in space: Australia dwindled from space leader to also-ran in 50 years

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