Space

Space Economy Enters the Light. Not in 2060, it’s happening now

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 down

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What Happens Next? Space: The new frontier

In this episode we find out from Blue Origin astronaut and former NASA Engineer Chris Boshuizen what it’s like to rocket through space.

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We will know an astronaut by the end of the decade, but still need to fill the skills void

We need to embrace the power of sending people to space in inspiring our future engineers, scientists, lawyers, artists, technicians.

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Navigating Space – connection and cooperation. A vision for defence in space

Australia needs to define a national space policy and implementation plan which encapsulates defence and civil focus areas.

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Australian Space Assets: scattered and small but a good foundation for growth

Australia is a serious player in space, evidenced by our national space asset footprint and the international importance of a number of these facilities.

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Australian space takes its place on the world stage

Recurrent themes were connectedness, cooperation and sustainability – truly unifying themes for a world sometimes better understood in terms of its divisions. 

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The view from above: space data as an enabler for the insurance industry

With rising costs from the damage caused by natural disasters, the Australian insurance industry faces a pressing need to improve the way it conducts business.

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The future of space: communal, commercial, contested

This global space industry is predicted to be worth US$600 billion by 2030, and Australia is well-positioned to gain from the boom.

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Watch this space: The International Astronautical Congress wrap – Washington DC, 2019

Australia is perfectly positioned on the global stage following the congress with key initiatives to capitalise on the industry growth.

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To the Moon and now Mars – the logistics of space

Sustainable space exploration is going to require interplanetary supply chain management. We’re talking space logistics and it is a very real thing.

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50 years since the Apollo 11 Landing, 1 year since KPMG launched into Space

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

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Where to for Australia’s new space agency? Lessons from the UK.

One of the striking observations at this year’s Farnborough Airshow was just how much of the show was now dedicated to space business.

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Tax: the final frontier

The recent budget decision to invest $41 million in an Australian Space Agency, commencing 2018-19, is a modest first step for Australia, the last OECD country to establish a Space Agency for commercial purposes.

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