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Arnhem Space Centre

Postby kopius » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:38 pm

After being tight lipped for a little over two years, I am finally able to share the exciting news of the new Arnhem Space Centre which Australian Rocketry Pty Ltd has been consulting for. This has included numerous trips to the Northern Territory and to Wallops Island to meet with NASA and Orbital ATK with the Sounding Rocket Program.

Some people are aware of new infrastructure that Australian Rocketry has been working on and this is a major piece of the puzzle. There is still a lot happening, so stay tuned for more exciting announcements in the coming months.

https://www.nlc.org.au/files/pdfs/NLC_LRN_Oct_2017.pdf
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Postby RainierWolfcastle » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:52 pm

Awesome news! Australia has so much more potential than just digging up and selling off ship loads of rocks, and this certainly sounds like a step in the right direction.

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Postby Sumo310 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:38 pm

Nice! Lets hope launches start happening soon. What a positive move
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Postby OverTheTop » Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:09 pm

That's great news Blake. Glad to see some local involvement in the setup too. You must be pretty pleased about that 8)
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Postby SpaceManMat » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:27 pm

Wow, very impressed. Can't wait to hear more detail :D
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Postby NewtonsLaws » Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:56 am

Can we have Thunda Top End 2020 now?
The CASA ceiling must be quite high.....

Good job, another one for Australia!
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Postby kopius » Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:04 am

A couple of snaps from the journey so far...

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Postby OverTheTop » Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:46 pm

Somebody recently posted this video about Wallops, from back in the 60's, on TRF.
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Postby drew » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:43 pm

Fantastic news Blake! Great work!!!
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Postby drew » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:53 pm

So anyone know any background on Scott Wallis and/or John Carsten?
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Postby kopius » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:50 pm

drew wrote:So anyone know any background on Scott Wallis and/or John Carsten?

Yes... I have been working with them for the past 2 years... *end cryptic message*


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Re: Arnhem Space Centre

Postby joeman » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:33 pm

Very cool. Good on you Blake.

Nice Video OTT. I like these style of videos; old looking by very interesting.
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Re: Arnhem Space Centre

Postby 03flyer » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:15 pm

Maybe you can apply for exemptions from the Australian spectrum licensing laws???
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