Cyber + Space

European launch services company Arianespace is organising a contest for satellite projects by space technology startups, labs or universities, in conjunction with the Viva Technology 2021 innovation show.

Australian startup Spiral Blue will partner with SatRevolution to host its Space Edge Zero computers onboard two satellites ahead of a launch onboard Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rocket.

The new foundation is offering $150,000 in scholarships across all tiers of education to support public space education and outreach in Australia.

Arianespace has announced that it has successfully deployed 36 new OneWeb satellites, bringing the size of the fleet in orbit to 146.

In an effort to support Australia’s growing space, defence and national security capabilities, Nova Systems and the University of South Australia (UniSA), have committed to explore opportunities for collaboration.

Queensland rocket manufacturer Gilmour Space Technologies, and South Australian nanosatellite manufacturer for the Internet of Things (IoT), Fleet Space Technologies, are joining forces to launch small satellites to orbit.

Rocket Lab has announced it will launch multiple missions to low Earth orbit for BlackSky, a provider of real-time geospatial intelligence and global monitoring services.

The ADF and Inmarsat have agreed to a $221 million contract extension for the provision of commercial satellite communications airtime services and managed hardware.

Marcus Thompson, the inaugural head of the Information Warfare Division, has joined Penten’s Board of Directors.

Magia Solutions has announced a strategic partnership with Australian Data Centres (ADC) to support government departments seeking to adopt Oracle Cloud Services.

ASC’s critical business systems will be enhanced through a 'sweeping digital transformation' that the company says will 'set the ground' for its digital shipyard transition.

The iconic Parkes radio telescope, owned and operated by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, will provide ground station support for one of the first commercial lunar landings later this year.

European launch services company Arianespace has announced the signing of an agreement with Italian supplier Avio to start production of 10 new Vega C rockets, to be launched as of 2023.

A report released by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) last week has revealed that the implementation of cyber security risk mitigation strategies by non-corporate Commonwealth entities falls short of mandatory requirements.

Adelaide-based satellite manufacturer Fleet Space Technologies has successfully launched its fifth nanosatellite, Centauri 3.

UNSW Canberra Space’s M2 CubeSat satellites successfully launched with Rocket Lab’s ‘They Go Up So Fast’ mission from NZ yesterday.