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 »
Australian satellite propulsion startup Valiant Space will launch a payload onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 mission in June this year as it looks “green” the space sector. Valiant has partnered with local space services venture Skykraft, using its Skyride rideshare service. The primary focus of the mission is to test a new propellant valve developed… Read more »
As tens of thousands of satellites are launched into orbit over Earth, UNSW Sydney startup HEO Robotics is looking to launch a space camera next year to help them keep an eye on their space assets. With tech companies ranging from Elon Musk’s Starlink to defence, weather and Internet of Things tech startups all launching… Read more »
Australian startup Valiant Space is building environmentally friendly propulsion systems for satellites
The skies above Earth are going to become as busy as peak hour traffic in the next few years as companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX, as well as Amazon, filling the heavens with tens of thousands of satellites. And all that traffic is going to create issues with avoiding collisions, which is where Australian… Read more »
South Australian electronic warfare company DEWC Systems has been awarded a $3.1 million contract to advance its space tactical sensor system for the Australian Defence Force. The Miniaturised Orbital Electronic Warfare Sensor System (MOESS) project will involve a constellation of about 20 CubeSats fitted with a range of sensors and monitoring equipment to detect radio… Read more »
Adelaide’s Myriota has raised a US$15 million eries A round led Blue Sky VC and the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures, with participation from Boeing HorizonX.