TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Skykraft, Canberra

Topics: Modern Manufacturing Initiative and Space road map, NASA Perseverance rover E&OE: Karen Andrews: This is a very significant day for Australian manufacturing. It’s a particularly important day for the Australian space manufacturing sector. I’m here today to announce that we are launching the first road map, which will lead to funding under the $1.3…

TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast

Topics: Aussie-made rocket fuel E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well, it’s an absolute pleasure to be here today. The Morrison Government is fuelling job creation. We are supporting Australia’s space sector to absolutely take off. So right here today, we have the first commercial rocket that was launched using Australian-made solid-state rocket fuel. So this is a…

JAPAN’S HAYABUSA2 SPACE CAPSULE SUCCESSFULLY FOUND IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Japan’s space agency, with support from Australian officials, has successfully found its space capsule in remote South Australia carrying samples from a 4 billion year old asteroid. The Australian Space Agency and Department of Defence have supported the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) with the return of the Hayabusa2 capsule in the Woomera Prohibited Area…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – 4BC Breakfast with Neil Breen

Topics: Modern Manufacturing Strategy, Queensland border closures E&OE: Neil Breen: Just as JobKeeper is being wound down, the Morrison Government’s JobMaker plan is being cranked up. Today, some of the details are being unveiled with a $1.5 billion plan to transform Australia’s manufacturing industry. We know we’ve let manufacturing slide; it’s time to build it…

LAUNCHING AUSSIE BUSINESSES INTO SPACE SUPPLY CHAIN

The Morrison Government is rocketing Australian businesses into the space supply chain with $25.7 million to grow their capability, create jobs and take part in NASA’s inspirational mission to travel to the Moon and Mars. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the Supply Chain Capability Improvement grants will fuel opportunities for local…

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…