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We are thrilled to be leading a new National Space Mission for Earth Observation. The almost $1.2b mission includes Australia designing, building & operating 4 new satellites – guaranteeing the data which is central to everyday life, while accelerating growth of our space sector.
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⭐ 4 YEARS STRONG ⭐ Today we celebrate the Agency’s fourth birthday 🎈 We recently asked four Agents to share their highlights from the past 12 months. Together, we’re building a #space industry Australia can truly be proud of.
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Welcome to Australia🕷 A land of astronomical proportions😮
With the launch completed, and the scientists immersed in their data, we’ll leave you with something quintessentially Australian. 🕷 Thanks for joining us in the field this week! Continue to follow the other two launches with @NASA_Wallops.
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Congrats to our friends at @Science_Academy on the official reopening of the Shine Dome, which was badly damaged in Canberra’s devastating hail storm of 2020. We particularly loved Aunty Violent saying when she was little the iconic structure reminded her of a spaceship! 🛸
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How special to see a @NASA rocket soaring above the red soil of East Arnhem Land. For thousands of years Indigenous Australians – the world’s oldest astronomers – have looked to the sky from that very location to dictate seasonal activities & reflect what's happening on the land.
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History made ✅ The 1st of 3 @NASA scientific rockets has successfully launched from @ela_space Arnhem Space Centre in the NT. It’s Australia’s 1st commercial launch & NASA’s 1st from a commercial facility outside the US. This is a milestone moment for our 🇦🇺 space sector 🚀
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All eyes on the Northern Territory tonight, with @nasa set to launch from @ela_space Arnhem Space Centre. It’s NASA’s first launch from a commercial facility outside the US! The launch window opens at 10.44pm ACST - watch live from ELA’s YouTube page bit.ly/3u1TvSj
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This International Women in Engineering Day, we celebrate the diverse mix of talented and experienced female engineers across our Agency - spearheaded by our fierce Chief Technology Officer @ozaude #inwed2022 #ImagineTheFuture
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Calling young Aussie space enthusiasts! 🚀 We have partnered with @SGAC to sponsor two attendee scholarships for the #SGC and #IAC in Paris this Sept. Learn more & apply by 3 July at bit.ly/3ygHbjH
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Australian Space Agency retweeted
SPACE MISSION 2040: Grade 2 Competition - supported by @AusSpaceAgency Build a spacecraft to save your friends! Register your school by Thur, 23 June. Visit: aviationaerospace.org.au/eve…
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The 1st stone has been turned on a new deep space antenna 📡 build in New Norcia in Western Australia: “The @AusSpaceAgency is excited to deepen our relationship with @esa, as we look to continue to grow the local space sector.” - @HeadSpaceAu Read more: bit.ly/3zNVsoO
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*Deadline extended* Nominations are open for the 2022 Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) awards, recognising outstanding contributions to space-related activities in the Asia-Pacific region & significant contribution to #APRSAF activities👉 bit.ly/383yj6p
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Space🌏– it’s the next frontier for the tech industry & “you can have a career in space in Australia today”– @HeadSpaceAU. Learn how Australia’s space industry can spearhead economic growth & create 20K new jobs by 2030 in the recent @Qantas mag article👉bit.ly/3tnEo54
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🚀 @NASA is go for launch at the @ela_space Arnhem Space Centre in Northern Territory later this month, following this morning’s #LIVE announcement by @AlboMP – these history making launches will grow the sector and create new businesses and job opportunities here at home.
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It's time to recognise outstanding contributions to space-related activities in AP👉 #Nominate for the 2022 Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum awards: 1️⃣ Asia-Pacific Region Excellence in Space Award & 2️⃣ #APRSAF Space Achievement Award – Learn more: bit.ly/383yj6p
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Australian Space Agency retweeted
📅 While you're counting down to the weekend, don't forget to make sure you're registered for the next installment of our Distinguished Speaker Series with @NASA's Trudy Kortes! 🚀 Register now >>> bit.ly/3sfbV0R #AuSpace #SpaceIndustry #SatComms
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Nominations are now open for the 2022 Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) awards. The awards recognise outstanding contributions to space-related activities in the Asia-Pacific region and significant contribution to APRSAF activities. Visit bit.ly/383yj6p
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We're now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions, pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election. During the Caretaker period, content will be limited and comments have been disabled. For more, please visit: pmc.gov.au/caretaker
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That’s a wrap for the 37th Colorado Space Symposium. 🚀 It was a huge four days, with a jam-packed schedule of engagements with space agencies and companies from across the globe. 🌏 The event proved to be a resounding success for 🇦🇺 and we’re excited for the future.
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Australian Space Agency retweeted
Australian Earth art, like nowhere else on the planet, seen from space. @NASA earthobservatory.nasa.gov/im…
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Another big day at the 37th Colorado Space Symposium! 👩‍🚀 We participated in valuable discussions on space exploration with @nasa, @esa, @csa_asc and @JAXA_en, plus explored 🇦🇺's important space partnership with 🇺🇸 as part of the G’Day AAA Space Industry Xchange panel.
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