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9 News: Outback station to launch NASA research rockets into space

https://www.9news.com.au/national/space-launch-site-in-east-arnhem-land-given-nasa-contract/8f60b62c-09a3-4555-9832-e86d9b897717 An Outback site on the tip of Australia is set to become a launch location for NASA rockets sending high-tech…

Standing on Ground Zero of the Arnhem Space Centre

12 degrees south of the equator, on the Dhupuma Plateau near Nhulunbuy, the Gumatj Corporation are preparing the site for preparation of the Arnhem Space Centre. The Gumatj Corporation represents the Gumatj peoples, one of 13 Yolngu clans…
Are our regulators ready for Australia’s space activities unprecedented expansion potential
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Are our regulators ready for Australia’s space activities unprecedented expansion potential

In the face of a global pandemic, there is one sector providing a lot more than just a glimmer of hope, that is the nation’s burgeoning space industry, explains Equatorial Launch Australia chief executive Carley Scott. The burgeoning space…
COVID-19 restrictions force NASA to delay NT rocket launch program
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NASA to delay first rocket launch from the Equatorial Launch Australia site in Arnhem Land

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, NASA has been forced to delay its NT rocket launch, with the first rocket launch from the Equatorial Launch Australia site in Arnhem Land delayed until next year.  The two organisations planned to launch…
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Australian Space Awards 2020 – Finalists Announced

After a rigorous judging process, 128 finalists have been named across 22 categories for this year’s Australian Space Awards. To be held at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, this black-tie gala event in March will showcase the nation’s best…
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THE STRATEGIST: Northern launch site could transform Australia’s role in space

THE STRATEGIST: Northern launch site could transform Australia's role in space The Australian continent is in an excellent position when it comes to launching payloads into space, because its north is so close to the equator. Only Kourou in…
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KATHERINE TIMES: NASA’s plan to launch rockets from the Territory forges ahead

Katherine Times - NASA's plan to launch rockets from the Territory forges ahead Ambitious plans for a NASA space centre are forging ahead in the remote region of Arnhem Land with a visit from the Northern Territory's Chief Minister this…
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NTG announces ELA and PIIF investment

7 November 2019 Chief Minister Michael Gunner has today visited Nhulunbuy to announce major plans for the economic future of Northeast Arnhem Land and the Gove Peninsula. The Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund has announced they will…
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We have Lift Off, Arnhem Space Centre given tick of approval

The Northern Territory is a step closer to being part of the trillion dollar international space industry with NASA and Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) ready to launch their sounding rocket program in 2020 from the Arnhem Space Centre. ELA…
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Territory Space Industry Forums | Nhulunbuy, Darwin & Alice Springs

The Territory Space Industry Forums were held 16-18 October in Nhulunbuy, Darwin and Alice Springs, an initiative of the Department of Trade Business and Innovation and the Space Industry Association of Australia. The purpose of these forums…