Australia Sets Up A Space Command

space surveillance telescope
The U.S. Air Force has moved this advanced space surveillance telescope to Exmouth, Australia, where it will be jointly operated by the Royal Australian Air Force.
Credit: Australian Defense Department
Australia is suddenly taking much more interest in space. After decades of mostly relying on the U.S., it now has a set of acquisition programs that cover the main areas of military space capability. As these projects moved forward, the government decided last year to bring most of them together...

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