Investing in South Australia provides a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative space ecosystem that includes the Australian Space Agency, SmartSat CRC, future Space Discovery and Mission Control Centres, along with a thriving network of space startups and rapidly growing companies.
The Mission Control Centre, to be co-located with the Australian Space Agency
at Lot Fourteen
, will be a focal point for space missions in Australia. The Centre, which is being developed by Australian company Saber Astronautics
, will provide the facilities for space start-ups, companies and researchers to control small satellite missions, enabling real-time control and testing and the accelerated development of Australian satellite technology.
The Space Discovery Centre will provide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, engagement and inspiration for young Australians, run by National Science and Technology Centre, Questacon.
Companies looking to establish in SA can take advantage of the Defence and Space Landing pad, conveniently co-located with the Space Innovation Precinct at Lot Fourteen. The Defence and Space Landing Pad provides relocating companies with affordable, short-term office facilities and relationship building opportunities. Pre-funded packages of up to $40,000 to access professional support and advice are available to eligible companies establishing in a new market or region through the South Australian Landing Pad program.