ABC News: NASA to launch rockets from NT

NASA launch NT

NASA will launch a space rocket from Australia (NT) for the first time since 1995 from the defence facility and will mark the first NASA launch at a commercial site outside the U.S.

The launch site will be from Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund (PIIF) investee & the Entrepreneurs’ Programme’s start-up, Equatorial Launch Australia’s Arnhem Space Centre.

“We plan to further develop the Arnhem Space Centre in the next couple of years to be capable of launching over 50 launches per annum.” – Russell Shaw, general manager of Equatorial Launch Australia

“It’s about sending a message, to younger Australians and indeed Australians of any age who might be looking at retraining for future careers, of how important science is” – Prime Minister Anthony Albanese