News and analysis of the Australian space industry, by Matt Ryall
20. Fixing space junk at the 2022 ISU Adelaide Conference, with Dr Alice Gorman
Today I’m talking with Dr Alice Gorman, space archaeologist at Flinders University, all about space junk. We cover the upcoming ISU Adelaide conference, which is focused on space debris, and how we as space industry professionals can help solve this huge problem.
19. Australia, we’re going to the Moon!
This week, the Australian Space Agency officially announced their Trailblazer lunar rover program, as well as a second round of Demonstrator grants. We also have a new astronaut program for Australians, Waratah Seed cubesat payloads, and look at the challenges facing Optus as a GEO satellite operator.
18. Financing farming with satellite data, with Angus Muffatti (Agtuary)
Today I’m talking with Angus Muffatti, Co-founder and CEO at Agtuary, about how they use satellite data to simplify decision making for farmers, lenders and investors. Then we have gobs of Aussie space news to cover, and (gasp!) a space conference you can attend in person.
17. Boosting Australian space manufacturing, with Adam Gilmour (Gilmour Space)
Today I'm joined by Adam Gilmour, CEO of Gilmour Space, to talk about the new Australian Space Manufacturing Network, growing the Aussie space industry, and all the action at Gilmour. After that, it’s all the latest industry news, including Australia’s plans for a lunar rover!
16. SpIRIT - what will this $6M Aussie cubesat do?
Today, I look in detail at the SpIRIT cubesat being developed in Melbourne, and why the ASA granted them almost $4M. Then there's more big news for Myriota and some launch services updates.
15. AUKUS and the space industry
Today, I look at the impact on the space industry from AUKUS, the trilateral agreement between Australia, the UK and the US that caused international shockwaves last week. We also have a motza of Aussie space news to dig into.