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International Astronautical Congress opens new space frontiers in South Australia

When a convention begins with record numbers of delegates washing down 7,380 fresh Smoky Bay oysters with 1,248 bottles of fine South Australian wine and ends with Elon Musk outlining his Mars plans, the days in-between have much to live up to.

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Next leap: Mars

The last day of the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, South Australia became a battle of the mars missions between SpaceX and Lockheed Martin.


Space school launches as STEM interest prepares for take-off

The opening of a space school centre in South Australia and the establishment of a national space agency is giving Australian students a clearer pathway to establish careers in the industry.

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Italian space company intent on building satellites in South Australia

The largest privately-owned space company in Italy has signed on to manufacture small satellites in Adelaide.