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Satellite mission plans to boost Australia’s space sovereignty

- January 21, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

South Australia begins program to launch a low-orbit small satellite as next phase in burgeoning space economy. Led by the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), the AUD$6.5 million SASAT1 Space Services Mission was announced on Wednesday in Adelaide, South Australia. Based at Lot Fourteen, which is also home to the Australian Space Agency, the SmartSat… Read more »

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4 free space industry webinars will answer where to next for the sector

- December 2, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The South Australian Department for Trade and Investment is hosting a series of four live Q&A webinars focusing on the space industry, its future and possibilities. Starting on Thursday, 3 December with a discussion around Australia’s space edge, with the Australian Space Agency’s Deputy Head Anthony Murfett, the panel of local experts will talk about… Read more »

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To get the most from fitness apps, you need to crank up your competitive side too

- August 29, 2020 2 MIN READ

Researchers have found that the more competitive a person is, the more benefit they get from popular workout apps. The study, conducted by Flinders University in South Australia, examined 1300 people between 18 to 83 years old, predominantly women. Led by Flinders University PhD candidate Jasmine Peterson in conjunction with Lucy Lewis, Eva Kemps and… Read more »