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Australian space company Fleet is launching its 5th nanosatellite next month

- February 10, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Fleet Space Technologies will launch its fifth nanosatellite, Centauri, 3 next month as part of Rocket Lab’s latest mission, taking off from New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula. Fellow South Australian satellite venture Myriota will also launch its first satellite in the same Rocklet Lab payload. Centauri 3 is part of a planned 140-strong constellation offering satellite… Read more »

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Australia is launching a mission to the moon

- December 17, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australian satellite company Fleet Space Technologies is planning a mission to the moon as part of a consortium named Seven Sisters. The mission will launch in 2023 to search the Moon using nanosatellites and other exploration sensors for abundant and accessible water. Fleet, OZ Minerals, University of Adelaide, UNSW, Unearthed, Tyvak Australia and Fugro have… Read more »

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Australian space startup Fleet raises $11 million for its IoT plans

- September 5, 2019 2 MIN READ

One of these things is not a nanosatellite. South Australian startup Fleet Space Technologies  has raised US$7.35 million (AU$10.8m) to fund internet of things (IoT) connectivity to remote industries using nanosatellites. Global funds Momenta Ventures and Horizons Ventures – the private investment arm of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing- led the raise, with local funds Blackbird… Read more »