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Smallest satellite space

Smallest satellite to host a Hall thruster deployed in space provided by Singapore company – Aliena

Record breaking ultra-low power (sub-10 W) Hall thruster designed by Singapore-based space-tech company will provide future mobility solutions for small satellites. 13th January 2022 Aliena Pte Ltd (Aliena), a Singapore-based space…
Aliena's space launch

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launching Aliena’s engines to space

D-2 to launch! We will be starting 2022 with a bang (literally!). We are just less than a week away from the launch of Aliena's systems to space! Aliena’s GEO engines will be brought to space on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 through the Transporter-3…
Building the Space Nation

Building the Space Nation. By chance, or by design?

Over the last two months, Deloitte gathered the space ecosystems perspective on where we’ve been, what we’re doing, where we’re going and how we should get there. Harley Paroulakis, CEO of Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund and Darwin…
Modern Manufacturing Initiative

Modern Manufacturing Initiative Round 2

Do you have a project that could help strengthen Australia’s manufacturing capability? New guidelines for Round 2 of the Translation and Integration streams of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative have been released to help shape your…
AmCham Alliance Awards

AmCham Alliance Award Finalists Announced

Congratulations to Carley Scott, CEO of Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) for being one of the 2021 finalists in the space sector of the AmCham Alliance Awards. It's wonderful to see the hard work of Carley Scott and team be recognised nationally. Space Sponsored…
Arnhem Space Yolngu

NT News: Space port written in the Yolngu stars

The stories of the stars have been told for generations in East Arnhem Land but after significant investment from the private and public sector the Yolngu stories will be explored with modern science. Chief Minister Michael Gunner believes…
commercial launch


East Arnhem land is preparing to become the site for NASA's first commercial launch outside of the United States. Yesterday, the Northern Territory Government made a multi-million dollar investment in the space centre securing our place in…
Government Investing Equatorial

Investing in Space as NASA Prepares for Lift-Off

The Territory Labor Government is co-investing $5 million in Equatorial Launch Australia, as their world-class launch site comes to life in East Arnhem Land. Equatorial Launch Australia is constructing the Arnhem Space Centre near Nhulunbuy,…
Arnhem Space Centre

Arnhem Space Centre equipment preparing for triple takeoff

Equatorial Launch Australia's (ELA) Arnhem Space Centre is preparing and planning for NASA to launch three sounding rockets from the site mid next year. An international contingent from NASA was recently released from quarantine at the…


Aliena's space launch

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launching Aliena’s engines to space

Aliena are excited to announce that they are just a few days away from launching their engines to space. On 13th January 2022, their engines will be brought to space on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 through the Transporter-3 mission as it launches…