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Notice of Minister decisions about space activities

This table highlights Minister decisions to grant, vary, revoke, suspend or transfer a permit, licence or authorisation under the Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018.

Application type

Applicant organisation

General description of the proposal

Notice of Minister decision

Date of Minister decision

Overseas Payload Permit (transitional)

Space Environment Research Centre Limited

Payload mounted on a CubeSat to support research undertaken by the Space Environment Research Centre.

Granted

4/12/2019

Overseas Payload Permit (transitional)

The University of New South Wales

The M2 Pathfinder satellite (CubeSat) will test communications architecture and other technologies that will assist in informing future space capabilities.

Granted

13/02/2020

Overseas Payload Permit (2018 Act)

EchoStar Global Australia Pty Ltd

Communications satellite (CubeSat) testing Internet of Things connectivity.

Granted

23/03/2020

Overseas Payload Permit (2018 Act)

EchoStar Global Australia Pty Ltd

Communications satellite (CubeSat) testing Internet of Things connectivity.

Granted

23/03/2020

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Last updated: 4 February 2021

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