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Government announces creation of national space agency (AU)

Postby MrFredPFL » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:47 pm

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The federal government has announced that it will establish a new national agency to grow Australia's domestic space industry.

Senator Michaelia Cash, the acting Minister of Industry, Innovation and Science, announced the initiative on Monday morning ahead of her keynote address at the International Astronomical Congress in Adelaide.

"The global space industry is growing rapidly and it's crucial that Australia is part of this growth," she said.

"A national space agency will ensure we have a strategic long-term plan that supports the development and application of space technologies and grows our domestic space industry.

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