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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.

Students use metal 3D printing to establish new standards in rocket design

The race is on to make space components more dependable, affordable, scalable, and producible using agile manufacturing techniques as the aerospace industry moves quickly towards additive manufacturing (AM) as a method to convert innovative, physics-based designs into higher-performing parts.

Australia’s largest satellite stack launched today, to make global air travel smoother and more...

Skykraft, a Canberra-based space-services company, has sent the largest Australian-made payload into space. At approximately 300kg, this locally manufactured satellite stack weighs more than the total mass of all Australian-built space objects ever launched.

Brisbane startup Valiant Space to launch Australian-made components into space

Valiant Space is sending Australian-made components into orbit onboard a SpaceX aircraft from the Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral. 

Titomic to manufacture radiation shielding for Fleet Space Technologies’ Alpha satellites

In 2023, Titomic will manufacture radiation shielding for Fleet Space Technologies' first Alpha satellites, which will be the world's first fully additively made (3D...

Space Machines readies for liftoff securing launch services deal with SpaceX

Media Release by Space Machines Company (SMC) Space Machines Company (SMC), the Australian in-space transportation and logistics startup, today announced it has secured the support...

Skykraft unveils new satellite manufacturing facility in Canberra

Australian space services company has announced the opening of its new manufacturing facility in the centre of Canberra. Located at the UNSW Canberra City campus,...

SpaceX job listing reveals new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Austin

Elon Musk's SpaceX is hinting at a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Austin, Texas – expanding the $74 billion-worth aerospace company's reach across the...

UNSW Sydney team to take part Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Pod Competition

A team of engineering students from UNSW Sydney has managed to beat off competition from more than 2000 entrants to become the only team...

Successful trial shows supersonic travel in steel tubes is possible (VIDEO)

A group of MIT students last year beat out teams from 115 other universities and 20 countries to earn the Best Overall Design Award...
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