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Smiles from Prime Minister Scott Morrison and SA Premier Steven Marshall as the location of Australia’s Space Agency is revealed to be Adelaide, South Australia. Sam Wundke/AAP

Ten essential reads to catch up on Australian Space Agency news

The headquarters of the Australian Space Agency will be in Adelaide. So how did we get to this point? Here are ten essential reads to fill you in.
Aircraft and missiles on display at Woomera, South Australia. Will we launch more rockets from here in the future? from www.shutterstock.com

3, 2, 1…liftoff! The science of launching rockets from Australia

We've launched rockets from Woomera in South Australia, but in reality Australia could support multiple launch sites. And the closer to the equator, typically the better.
Australia’s Space Agency and its journey to the stars. The Conversation/Cindy Zhi

Space Agency for Australia: here’s why it’s important

Funding for Australia's Space Agency is expected to be announced at Tuesday's federal budget. It's been a long campaign to get an agency up and running and The Conversation has followed the journey.
Three new reports examine Australia’s existing space capabilities, set them in the light of international developments, and identify growth areas and models for Australia to pursue. 136319147@N08/flickr

Three new reports add clarity to Australia’s space sector, a ‘crowded and valuable high ground’

Space is becoming cheaper, more attractive to investors and increasingly important in our data-rich economy. It's time Australia mapped a path forward.
What will it take to give Australia’s space agency wings? Image from the opening ceremony at IAC2017. usembassycanberra/flickr

Five steps Australia can take to build an effective space agency

The excitement over the announcement of a space agency for Australia has now quietened. So it's time to work out what we want, and how to get there.

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