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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Sep 9, 2021

In this episode of the Defence Connect podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by Adam Gilmour, chief executive officer of Gilmour Space.

The pair begin the podcast by discussing Gilmour Space’s first commercial launch, expected to take place mid-2022.

They then discuss Australia’s core advantages in the space industry, including innovations in rocket technology such as propulsion enhancements, as well as the relative strengths of Australian businesses in the global space industry.

The pair continue by analysing how the new ADF Space Command will not only enhance Australia’s national security, but also benefit Australian sovereign space industry.

The pair wrap up the podcast by discussing the exciting future of Australia’s emerging space industry, and best practice to maximise involvement from Australia’s industrial capability in this sector.

Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect Team