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Manufacturing breakthrough launched into orbit

(c) UNSW Canberra Space

A DMTC project team has successfully demonstrated a novel approach to accelerating the production of satellite components using advanced manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing and aerospace investment casting. DMTC collaborated with UNSW Canberra Space, CSIRO, La Trobe University and industry partner AW Bell on a project to research, design, test and manufacture a cubesat chassis and the optical mount. The imaging payload assembly (IPA) mounted on a composite Ti-6Al-4V/Invar36 optical mount, produced by CSIRO, successfully launched into orbit in March. (more…)

Posted by Harry Baxter on April 6th, 2021 Tagged: , , , , ,

Industry, researcher views sought to build national health security picture

The National Health Security Resilience Assessment 2020 (“NHSRA 2020”) is now live. Participation from the broadest range of respondents – encompassing government agencies, industrial and research organisations – is critical to developing a comprehensive picture of Australia’s sovereign preparedness posture. (more…)

Posted by Harry Baxter on December 4th, 2020 Tagged: , , , ,

Industry unites through COVID-19

Australian industry has a vital role to play in the COVID-19 response, with regard to both developing novel solutions and consolidating supply chain strength in the face of this and potential future pandemic threats. Australian industry has a critical role in ensuring supply of essential therapeutics and active pharmaceutical ingredients for vaccine and drug development. (more…)

Posted by Harry Baxter on October 7th, 2020 Tagged: , , , , ,