Cyber + Space

Space and military law experts from Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States have joined forces to understand how international laws will be applied in times of armed conflict in outer space.

Luxembourg-based Kleos Space is creating its first wholly owned subsidiary abroad in Australia.

Honeywell has introduced its new Aspire 150 and Aspire 350 satellite communications systems, which aim to provide civilian and military jet, airline and helicopter operators with better connectivity through the Iridium satellite constellation.

Boeing has invested in Adelaide-based Myriota, an Internet of Things (IoT) start-up seeking to revolutionise satellite communications by providing low-cost access to high-value data in remote locations.

Space 2.0 emphasises commercial space enterprises as leaders and exploits new technologies that deliver low costs and high returns in good time.

Reaching orbit on a second test flight is significant on its own, but successfully deploying customer payloads so early in a new rocket program is almost unprecedented.

The Electron is designed to carry payloads of up to 150 kilograms to the 500 kilometre sun-synchronous orbit favoured by the high-growth constellation-satellite market.

Buccaneer will help calibrate Australia’s groundbreaking Jindalee over the horizon radar as well as provide crucial data on predicting orbits of space objects including space “junk”.

A number of growing, new commercial activities, which do not yet generate significant revenue, are attracting investment.

The review has commissioned three major reports in to the Australian and global space industries, received more than 160 submissions totalling more than 1200 pages.

Eighty per cent of respondents said their own employees were the greatest threat to data security.

Under the space incubator program early-stage businesses will receive practical assistance with business advice, market research, networking and business plan preparation.

While many believe Adelaide’s hosting of the 68th International Astronautics Congress in September put Australia “on the map” in space, the Australian space industry 
is more happy about how 
it put space on the map in the minds of Australians.

Israel has displayed technological prowess in the both the cyber security and offensive cyber warfare domains.

Face Recognition Technology has become a leading tool in alerting for known rogues in major public security situations.