Satellite start-up NewSat doubles profit as... →
THE backer of Australia’s first private satellite has posted a doubling of its profit, even as it works to secure funding for the plan. NewSat said its pre-tax earnings rose by 111 per cent in the year to June 30 to $3.8 million, as sales rose 29 per cent to $37.2 million.
Fred P. Hochberg visits Australian Teleport →
The chairman of the Ex-IM Bank, Fred Hochberg, visited one of NewSat’s world-class facilities, the Perth Teleport, in Western Australia. He met with NewSat Found and CEO, Adrian Ballintine, who gave him a tour and discussed with him the company’s ongoing Jabiru program - a development focused on new ka-band satellites to deliver raw and flexible capacity in various regions across the...
Still no earth observing satellites for Australia
In the Southern Hemisphere, Australia is one of the more remote regions despite its size, and many states of the nation-down-under are spread across vast expanse of uninhabited lands. Despite this, the country still depends on other nations for the technology of earth observing satellites critical not only to the country’s security but also for basic public purposes. Satellites are also...
Australia to publish live, free, satellite images →
Australia will publish images captured by soon-to-launch satellite Landsat 8 online, in close to real time, for free.Landsat 8 will launch in early 2013 and is expected to be fully operational by May or June of that year. Once the bird begins beaming back images, Geoscience Australia (GA) will publish them online under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence. You might also like to...