Cyber + Space

Space Machines Company has contracted Gilmour Space to launch a 35 kilogram spacecraft to orbit, the largest payload announced to date by an Australian space company.

Terra Schwartz’s Cyber Team has been awarded a Sovereign Industrial Capability Grant from the Department of Defence.

Defence small businesses will be recruited to join the fight against cyber threats under a new industry support program being launched.

DEWC’s payload, called the DEWC-SP1, will pave the way for future developments towards a sovereign Australian space-based electronic warfare capability.

SOIO is a collaborative venture between Leonardo and Australian company DEWC T&E.

Southern Launch has selected the T-Minus Engineering DART rocket to launch DEWC’s prototype payload on a parabolic trajectory into space at the Koonibba Rocket Test Range.

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) have released new Cloud Security Guidance to support the secure adoption of cloud services across government and industry.

Southern Launch, founded in 2017, is developing a multi-user launch complex at the tip of the Eyre Peninsula in SA, offering a turn-key launch service solution to polar and sun-synchronous orbit.

The government is taking the first step towards investing in Australia’s first fully owned and controlled military satellite communication constellation.

The government will invest $87 million towards improving facilities at the joint US-Australian Space Surveillance Telescope, Naval Communications Station Harold E. Holt in Exmouth, on the tip of the North West Cape.

 Australian rocket company Gilmour Space Technologies has achieved one of the longest hybrid rocket engine test firings in the world: a 110-second mission duration burn of its upper stage engine.

Airbus Defence and Space has won a contract for a fully reconfigurable telecommunications satellite from Optus.

This is only the second time an Earth Observation satellite has been used to image another spacecraft.

Nova Systems has signed an agreement with the Australian Space Agency for the provision of specialist advice in support of turnkey launch, re-entry and ground capability services.

Gilmour Space Technologies company has reached another milestone in its mission to launch small satellites to space by 2022 with a successful hot-fire of their hybrid rocket engine.

For the first time, the Wide Area Surveillance System Program Office (WASSPO) hosted a webinar for the regular industry briefing program.