After almost six months in operation, the Australian Space Agency has secured a permanent home, with Adelaide winning the bid to host the organisation.
Adelaide startup Fleet Space Technologies has announced it is set to launch two nanosatellites before the end of the year in its bid to connect the 75 billion devices expected to be online by 2025.
After announcing plans for the launch of an Australian space agency last September, the Australian Government is set to announce $50 million in funding to establish the organisation in Tuesday’s Budget.
The CSIRO has announced an expansion of its long-running partnership with Boeing that will see the two organisations perform joint research and development in space technologies.
South Australian space startup Fleet has raised $5 million in a Series A round led by Blackbird Ventures, with participation from Earth Space Robotics, Silicon Valley firm Horizon Partners, and Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes.