Australian Space Park

The establishment of the Australian Space Park, Australia’s first dedicated space manufacturing hub, was announced 8 December 2021 to boost space manufacturing capability and capacity within a purpose-built facility.

EOI now closed for Common User Facility
Expressions of interest have been sought for a partner to operate the Common User Facility (CUF) within the Australian Space Park (ASP), the first dedicated space manufacturing hub in Australia, which is set to accelerate the country’s sovereign space manufacturing capability.
Expressions of interest were accepted through the SA Tenders and Contracts website, and closed 2.00pm (ACDT), Monday 31 October 2022.
“Adelaide is a great place to do space. We have this fantastic, highly connected city with a great space ecosystem that is very collaborative, very open and very much about welcoming expertise and international companies for partnerships.”

Tiffany Katchmar, Director
SA Dept for Trade and Investment, SASIC 


Co-investing to develop the space value chain to meet the needs of satellite and rocket manufacturers

“South Australia has one of the very best ecosystems for space in the world. You’ve got downstream, upstream, you’ve got amazing collaboration, machine learning, A.I, and very important international companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon Web Services, Nokia. Everything we require to flourish is here.”

Flavia Tata Nardini, CEO and Co-founder Fleet Space Technologies

“I think South Australia is an ideal place to start a new business… the community here is very welcoming, and the supply chain is very complete. From the government side to the local industry and the ecosystem [South Australia] is a very good location to develop a space industry.”
Yensen Chen, CEO and Founder ATSpace

“South Australia is a fantastic place for Q-CTRL’s space ambitions to be realised because of the partnerships that we have locally… they’re the right partners for us in order to take our technology to orbit and beyond.”

Professor Michael J. Biercuk, Founder and CEO Q-CTRL 

“South Australia is the perfect place to build a space company because we have the Australian Space Agency here and a whole host of other industries around us… perfect for supporting space applications.”

Matthew Pearson, CEO and Founder Alauda Aeronautics

Resources to explore

Space Sector Strategy

The mission is to lead the state’s space industry development efforts and offer focused and responsive support to drive the growth of South Australia’s space sector.

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