The Australian Space Discovery Centre has entered the next phase of development, with construction of the Mission Control Centre officially commencing.
The new facility, which is expected to be completed in the first half of 2021, is designed to inspire the next generation of workers in the space industry by fostering STEM education.
Once launched, the facility, located in Lot Fourteen, Adelaide, will:
According to head of the Australian Space Agency Dr Megan Clark, AC, programs and activities in the Australian Space Discovery Centre will draw from the following seven National Civil Space Priorities in the federal government’s Australian Civil Space Strategy:
“We would love the Australian Space Discovery Centre to become a place where the community can come together to explore the latest innovations in space technologies and learn about Australia’s role in expanding national and international space activities,” Dr Clark said.
The Australian Space Discovery Centre is being delivered in partnership between the Australian Space Agency and Questacon.
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