I think the space economy will be a bit like the internet in the 90s. One month you have a conversation on this cool thing called the internet – the next month you are completely unable to do your job because the office wifi network goes down1
We need to embrace the power of sending people to space in inspiring our future engineers, scientists, lawyers, artists, technicians.1
Australia needs to define a national space policy and implementation plan which encapsulates defence and civil focus areas.
Recurrent themes were connectedness, cooperation and sustainability – truly unifying themes for a world sometimes better understood in terms of its divisions.
This global space industry is predicted to be worth US$600 billion by 2030, and Australia is well-positioned to gain from the boom.
Australia is perfectly positioned on the global stage following the congress with key initiatives to capitalise on the industry growth.
On the 50th anniversary of that amazing achievement, when Apollo 11 landed and humans walked on another celestial body, we want to acknowledge that effort that sacrifice and offer our support to the next wave of space achievements