JOINT MEDIA RELEASE – NT PROPELS INTO SPACE

The Australian and Northern Territory Governments are teaming up to expand the Top End’s space sector, with a new agreement to maximise the Territory’s natural advantages to create jobs and grow the economy. Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Northern Territory…

NASA’S GLOBE EDUCATION PROGRAM RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA

Students and teachers from across Australia will once again have the opportunity to participate in a NASA sponsored international science and education program. NASA and the Australian Space Agency have signed a cooperative agreement to re-engage in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program. This worldwide initiative provides a unique opportunity…

WA SPACE PROJECTS TO DRIVE INDUSTRY GROWTH

The Morrison and McGowan Governments are investing in new space technologies in Western Australia, to help a range of industries across the nation to grow and create new jobs. Fugro Australia Marine will receive $4.5 million from the Commonwealth to build the Australian Space Robotics, Automation, and AI Command Control Complex (RAAICC) in Perth. The…

SCALING UP FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF ROCKET TECHNOLOGY

A Gold Coast company that has already caught the attention of NASA has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with the Australian Space Agency. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the agreement with Gilmour Space Technologies, which specialises in rocket technologies, highlighted the exciting developments underway in Australia’s space sector.…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Adelaide

Topics: US trip and the Australian space sector E&OE: David Bevan: Karen Andrews is the Minister- the Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology which basically means she looks after space and she’s in Washington and she’s spruiking South Australia. Good morning Karen Andrews. Karen Andrews: Good morning, how are you? David Bevan: Very well.…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC News Breakfast

Topics: Australia’s space sector, meeting with the NASA Boss at 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington DC and Nationals party leadership. E&OE:  Madeleine Morris: Let’s head to the US now, where Australia’s Science Minister is meeting the head of NASA and other space industry heads. Karen Andrews is hoping to discuss ways we can help revisit…