Cyber + Space

The Mission Control Centre will provide facilities for space businesses and researchers to control satellite and space missions, and include a live link to the International Space Station so visitors can watch astronauts on-board.

The SEZ allows for in-situ processing of satellite imagery, eliminating the need to send large volumes of raw data back to Earth.

Silentium Defence has been selected to lead a $1.5 million project partnering with Western Sydney University for the development of an international multi-sensor Space Observatory in remote SA.

UNSW Canberra has launched the M2 Pathfinder satellite and is now successfully communicating with it.

UniSA and UOW signed a Memorandum of Understanding this week to deliver Defence capability and explore wider engagement across other disciplines.

It’s 2008. The US sub-prime mortgage crisis is dominating the news. Lehman Brothers has collapsed in America’s largest-ever bankruptcy filing, the American stock market has dropped almost 40 per cent and most talk is now of the worst economic event since the Depression.

Australia’s emerging quantum technology sector could support 16,000 jobs and create over $4 billion annual revenue by 2040, according to a report by CSIRO.

Kleos Space, an ASX-listed company, has been awarded a contract to prepare Kleos data to be accessed by the Micro-Satellite Military Utility (MSMU Project) Project Arrangement (PA).

The leading hybrid rocket launch provider is developing lower-cost, reliable and dedicated rockets to launch small satellites into low earth orbits.

The project will see a cross-sector team exploring ways of integrating both laser-based optical and radio frequency (RF) communications technologies in a single SATCOM user terminal.

BAE Systems aims to develop machine learning analytics as a service – a cloud-based model for the government – that can leverage commercial and open source data to deliver constant worldwide situational awareness.

Images of space from the Space Surveillance Telescope in remote Western Australia have been captured.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen as rise in cyber-attacks using the crisis as a cover to target small businesses and the health sector in Australia.

The Australian Signals Directorate is cracking down on offshore cyber criminals who are targeting Australian households and businesses during the on-going pandemic.

Defence has put out an invitation to participate in a co-design process related to the refresh of the Commonwealth’s ICT Provider Arrangement, one of the federal government’s largest IT panels.

As the Australian Space Agency (ASA) finds its feet in a new 
Adelaide headquarters, the Australian space sector has been moving 
from strength to strength.