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Gilmour Space lands $15 million from the Australian government for Defence surveillance satellites

- May 9, 2022 2 MIN READ

The federal government has awarded Queensland rocket company Gilmour Space Technologies $15 million to develop and launch a new sovereign surveillance satellite as part of a $7 billion ramping up of the nation’s space capabilities. Defence Minister Peter Dutton said the partnership with the Gold Coast tech company is part of the government’s Space Command,… Read more »

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Perth microsatellite startup LatConnect 60 is heading to orbit with Gilmour Space

- April 6, 2022 2 MIN READ

Perth-based startup LatConnect 60 (LC60), an Earth observation and data fusion company, is partnering with Queensland rocket company Gilmour Space Technologies, in a project to to build and launch the first microsatellite in a planned high-resolution hyperspectral imaging constellation. LC60 CEO and founder Venkat Pillay, and Gilmour Space’s Adam Gilmour announced the deal at the… Read more »

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Gilmour Space lands $52 million grant to ramp up Queensland’s rocket launching ambitions

- March 28, 2022 2 MIN READ

Gold Coast-based Gilmour Space Technologies has received a $52 million grant from the federal government for its collaborative project bringing together more than 30 local space tech startups, and universities. The Australian Space Manufacturing Network (ASMN) was awarded Modern Manufacturing Initiative Collaboration (MMIC) grant for the development of sovereign space capabilities in Australia. The grant… Read more »

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Queensland rocket startup Gilmour Space signs US deal that can take payloads all the way to the Moon

- December 1, 2020 2 MIN READ

Gilmour Space Technologies, the Gold Coast-based startup building lower-cost hybrid rockets for launching small satellites into low earth orbits from 2022, has signed its first international deal for launch and orbital logistics with US rocket venture Momentus. The multi-million-dollar partnership will see the two companies share launch services, with Momentus buying at least one of… Read more »