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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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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 »

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5 things you should know about tech today

- June 17, 2020 6 MIN READ

Welcome to Wednesday Don’t forget to tune into the Startup Daily show on the business TV streaming channel ausbiz.com.au every weekday, 2-3pm, where we talk to startup founders, investors and innovators about everything tech. If you’ve missed an episode, you can catch up on the ausbiz site here. 1. EU v Apple on competition The EU’s competition watchdog has some… Read more »

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Space startups and researchers score $11 million in government grants

- June 17, 2020 2 MIN READ

  Australian space startups and university researchers working on everything from astronaut virtual realise training to better spacesuit and AI-based avatar crews to test systems have been granted a total of $11 million in funding from the Australian government. Industry, science and technology minister Karen Andrews said the 10 projects sharing in $11 million would… Read more »

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South Australia’s space incubator is looking for startups heading to infinity and beyond

- February 26, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australia’s first space industry incubator has opened applications for its third intake and is looking to help international companies break into the sector. Now in its third year, the Venture Catalyst Space program is based at the University of South Australia’s Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC) in Adelaide, South Australia. The program forms part of the… Read more »

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5 things you should know about tech today

- October 17, 2019 2 MIN READ

Hello Thursday! Here’s the tech news.   1. UBS says sell Afterpay  Shares in buy now, pay later fintechs are copping a beating today. A research note by investment bank UBS placing a sell rating on Afterpay and rival Zip, appeared to spark an investor stampede for the exits. Two days after hitting a record high of… Read more »

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A US space startup is setting up in Adelaide’s Lot 14

- September 30, 2019 2 MIN READ

Myriota’s Dr Alex Grant and Dr David Haley have partnered with Californian company Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems. Photo: Rosina Possingham. American company Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems will establish a manufacturing facility for the integration and testing of space vehicles in South Australia. Announced today during the 8th Space Forum Adelaide, the Californian company will move into Lot Fourteen, the innovation… Read more »