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Re: Australia closer to a national space agency

Postby OverTheTop » Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:31 pm

Australia's commercial space industry remains earthbound despite high hopes
That's the headline for an opinion piece by a journalist on the ABC, here: ... ex/9859838

My skepticism regarding some earlier and current government spruiking was noted earlier in this thread. Unfortunately it seems to have been warranted :(
Maybe somebody a bit closer to the new legislation can confirm the opinion in the story? Chime in please if you can.

It is interesting to go back in time to a slightly older thread on a similar topic: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1292

Not much seems to have changed unfortunately. Last I heard IIRC was that 99.7% of aerospace jobs are not in Australia. That was probably about two years ago.
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