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First commercial-grade optical fibres manufactured in space

Special glass rods developed at the University of Adelaide have been transformed into over eight kilometres of optical fiber aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the university revealed in a news release.

CSIRO’s groundbreaking 3D mapping tech heads to the ISS for space exploration

A cutting-edge 3D mapping technology developed by CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, has made its way to the International Space Station (ISS).

ESA deploys first-ever metal 3D printer to the International Space Station

The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched the first metal 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS).

UNSW Sydney professor says cubesats are a cost-effective way to participate in space exploration

UNSW Sydney Professor Andrew Dempster, director of the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER), said he believes many people are unaware of how simple it is to send something into space, citing the use of cubesats, which are lunchbox-sized satellites that can undertake space-based experiments.

Axiom Space secures US$130M for world’s first commercial space station

Funding will boost the workforce behind the development of the world's first commercial space station. Aerospace manufacturer and orbital spaceflight services company Axiom Space Inc....

Astronauts test UQ, Boeing-made antimicrobial surface coating aboard the ISS

The surface coating is designed to fight the spread of viral agents, such as the coronavirus, in space aircraft. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station...

Australian first project to deliver new security system for smart vehicles  

A new collaboration between the Queensland State and Federal Governments, Integrity Security Solutions (ISS), and the iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) will aim to...

Made In Space & Axiom Space sign contract for manufacturing in low Earth orbit

Made In Space and Axiom Space have struck an agreement to be “users and providers” of each others' capabilities to manufacture products in space. Made...

3D printing in space is now a reality – Made In Space’s AMF printer...

Innovative aerospace company Made in Space announced that the first-ever space-based commercial manufacturing facility was installed on the International Space Station (ISS) last week. The...

Second mission requested by NASA – Boeing to take astronauts to ISS

Boeing has been awarded a second contract by NASA to transport crew to the International Space Station (ISS). According to the official announcement, the flights...

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