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SmartSat funds $2.3m project for Australian in-orbit satellite servicing
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Australia's space research centre, SmartSat, kicks off a cutting-edge $2.3m project to advance robotic satellite technologies for in-orbit repairs and upkeep.
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Rivada Space Networks partners with Wiseband for secure Middle East connectivity
Tue, 9th Jan 2024
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Rivada Space Networks partners with Wiseband to for secure, global connectivity in the Middle East, using a network of 600 low-earth-orbit satellites.
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Australian PhD students land internships at European Space Agency's Phi Lab
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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Two Australian PhD students secure research internships at the European Space Agency's cutting-edge Phi Lab in Italy.
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SmartSat CRC invests in Canberra’s new space agenda
Mon, 25th Sep 2023
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Australia’s space research centre, SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), has increased its investment in ACT to over AUD $7 million.
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New space scholarships announced for Earth observation
Thu, 14th Sep 2023
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Australia's SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre and The Andy Thomas Space Foundation have announced a scholarship for Earth Observation.
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Australia's SmartSat signs agreement to collaborate on Earth Observation
Fri, 21st Jul 2023
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SmartSat, Australia's space research centre, has partnered with European Space Agency's Philab for Earth Observation research.
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SmartSat launches $7m strong project to develop spacecraft tech
Wed, 5th Jul 2023
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Australia's space research centre, SmartSat, has launched a $7m project to develop autonomous spacecraft using artificial intelligence (AI).
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New program to develop Aussie agriculture from space
Tue, 23rd May 2023
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Australia's SmartSat CRC has launched the Maya Nula research program to develop satellite Earth Observation technology for the agriculture industry.
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SmartSat sends doctoral students to NASA JPL for internships
Wed, 3rd May 2023
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Two SmartSat CRC PhD students have been selected for a SmartSat-led internship program at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to kickstart their aerospace careers.
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SmartSat commits AU$1 million for space mission Waratah Seed
Wed, 5th Apr 2023
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The SmartSat NSW Node and Aurora Space Startups Cluster are funding projects representing a significant portion of the Waratah Seed mission budget.
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Early access impressions: Kerbal Space Program 2 (PC)
Thu, 16th Mar 2023
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Kerbal Space Program's developers gave me early access to its incoming sequel and a chance to test it out: here are my first impressions.
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Former Northrop Grumman Executive Joins QuSecure Leadership Team
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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QuSecure has named former Northrop Grumman executive Aaron Moore as EVP, Head of Engineering to lead its engineering and software development.
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Integrated space and spatial industry key to securing Australia's future
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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National coalition unveils roadmap to integrate space and geospatial industries for Australia's economic success and national security.
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Traditional internet security fails to meet requirements of IoT
Mon, 13th Mar 2023
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RMIT University has released guidance on how Dr. Abebe Diro's research seeks to enhance IoT security for space information networks.
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Space research centre announces innovative, funding-backed projects
Mon, 27th Feb 2023
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Australia's SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre has invested AU$1.1m into four space research projects, bringing total investment to over AU$10m.
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KT SAT and Thales Alenia Space sign comms satellite contract
Wed, 14th Sep 2022
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South Korean satellite service provider KT SAT and Thales Alenia Space have signed a contract for the KOREASAT 6A communications satellite.
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EOS Space Systems becomes SmartSat CRC core partner
Wed, 8th Jun 2022
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EOS Space Systems joins SmartSat CRC as a core partner, gaining priority selection for research projects and a seat on advisory boards.
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Australian space tech startup secures SpaceX support
Tue, 24th May 2022
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Space Machines Company has secured the support of SpaceX as a launch partner in carrying SMC's Optimus Orbital Transfer Vehicle to space next year.
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Check Point Software supports Rakia mission to space
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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Check Point Software is supporting the Rakia Israeli space mission by hosting communication to the specialised control centre.
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International Space Station experiments with HPE’s edge and AI solutions
Thu, 7th Apr 2022
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise drives innovation at the extreme edge on the International Space Station, with 24 completed experiments.
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Space ready DDR4 memory with 4GB storage capacity
Tue, 22nd Mar 2022
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Continuing the progression of Teledyne e2v Semiconductors, the company is now shipping flight models of its Space DDR4 memory solution.
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AWS launches space and sustainability accelerator programs
Mon, 14th Mar 2022
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Amazon Web Services has announced the launch of two global accelerator programs to help startups address challenges in healthcare, space, and sustainability.
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New Tech Start programme helps SA women enter space industry
Tue, 22nd Feb 2022
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Tech Start will provide the connections and pathways to help women pursue a career in the growing space and defence industry.
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Game review: Chorus (PC/PS5)
Mon, 21st Feb 2022
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Chorus is a narrative space shooter set in an interesting almost open world. The game centres around Nora, the pilot of an AI starship called Forsaken.