Podcast: Silentium builds observatory that provides coverage the size of SA

Robyn Tongol

The first extreme wide-view observatory was launched in Australia last week and is set to boost the nation’s space situational awareness.

Podcast: Silentium builds observatory that provides coverage the size of SA
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On this week’s Space Connect Podcast episode, hosts Adam Thorn and Bella Richards discuss how Silentium Defence built an observatory that uses innovative technology, and how Australia could be the global leader in this space.

Lastly, the crew chats about NASA’s two launches last week: The IXPE spacecraft and the LCRD spacecraft. IXPE will study supermassive black holes and cosmic phenomena, and LCRD will test a potentially enhanced way of communicating in space.

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