Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Christian Porter said… “The potential uses for this data are diverse and extremely important for our everyday lives, including helping farmers increase crop yields and manage drought, to mapping supply chains and freight movements, or improving management of environmental impacts in forestry and mining,” Minister Porter said.


“Through the data analysis facility, we are opening the door for small businesses to enter the market, with the goal of stimulating innovation and accelerating commercialisation of new products and services.”


The Australian Space Data Analysis Facility is funded through the Australian Government’s $19.5 million Space Infrastructure Fund, designed to increase capability and fill gaps in Australia’s space infrastructure. The Facility is also supported by the Western Australian Government, through a $750,000 commitment to grow the state’s space industry. 

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