Cyber + Space

The US Space Command has reported there is a large debris cloud of up to 1000 pieces forming around Cosmos 1408’s area of orbit.

Lockheed Martin Australia has announced that Av-Comm will join its JP9102 proposal.

Airbus has announced that IT and technology services provider Willyama has joined Team Maier, the teaming arrangement formed by Airbus in its bid to deliver next-generation military satcom capability to Australia under the JP9102 programme.

In a context of increased momentum around space exploration, Airbus Defence and Space, Air Liquide and ispace Europe have announced the joint creation of EURO2MOON.

Biomass, the European Space Agency’s forest measuring satellite has passed a key milestone with the successful deployment of the Large Deployable Reflector which will receive P-band data reflected back from the world’s forests.

Western Australia’s homegrown spacecraft, Binar-1, has made first contact with ground control at Curtin University, after it was launched into low orbit from the International Space Station two weeks ago.

University of Wollongong (UOW) researchers will share in $1.2 million in funding as part of a Federal Government program to strengthen Australia’s critical geospatial intelligence capabilities.

The first investments under the UK-Australia Space Bridge have been awarded to five collaborative research projects in the areas of earth observation, agriculture, space communications, and quantum technologies for space.

The Webb Space Telescope has arrived at the European space port in Kourou, French Guiana, and will now be prepared for its launch, scheduled for 18th December on an Ariane 5 launcher.

SoftIron has announced the launch of a local Australian manufacturing facility based in Sydney to locally manufacture its open-source optimised appliances for scale-out data centres.

Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) has announced that Shoal Group, a model-based systems engineering firm, will be part of its JP9102 team.

Curtin University researchers have helped to determine the age of the youngest rocks ever found on the Moon, as part of a global space mission that is working to refine the chronology of the entire Solar System.

The second Airbus-built European Service Module (ESM) for NASA’s Orion spacecraft is ready for delivery from the Airbus site in Bremen, Germany.

Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) has announced a $20 million contract to support the Australian Geospatial Intelligence Organisation (AGO).

The US Space Force’s latest missile warning satellite is ready for launch, after finishing production nearly a month ahead of schedule.

Two Australian businesses and a leading NSW university will share in $1.2 million as part of a program to strengthen Australia’s critical geospatial intelligence capabilities.