Definition of the Australian space sector

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Publication Date: 
June 2020

The space sector provides essential data and services for every day activities, from banking and internet access to knowing where you are. Space also provides critical data that supports emergency management, planning, and weather forecasting, and inspires young people to engage in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) domains.

The Australian Space Agency has produced a definition of the space sector that includes:

  • Manufacturing
  • Space operations
  • Space applications
  • Space enablers.



This report was produced in collaboration with Nous Group.

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