GOLD COAST, 13 February 2020 (Gilmour Space Technologies PR) — Research that could cut space travel cost by 25 percent has received a $3 million [US $2 million] boost from the Australian Government.
A Gilmour Space Technologies, University of Southern Queensland (USQ) and Teakle Composites project to create lightweight rocket fuel tanks was included in the latest round of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants.
The project is a $12.5 million [US $8.4 million] investment by the consortium with support from the Federal Government in order to design, develop and manufacture flight ready cryotanks.
CANBERRA (Australian Government PR) –A Gold Coast company that has already caught the attention of NASA has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with the Australian Space Agency.
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the agreement with Gilmour Space Technologies, which specialises in rocket technologies, highlighted the exciting developments underway in Australia’s space sector.
“This new partnership shows the breadth of capabilities being developed in Australia, supporting our mission to develop and grow the Australian space industry over the next ten years,” Minister Andrews said.
AUSTRALIA & SINGAPORE, SEPTEMBER 28 (Gilmour Space PR) — Gilmour Space Technologies (https://www.gspacetech.com), a leading hybrid propulsion company in Queensland and Singapore, has raised AUD 19 million (USD 14 million) to scale-up and launch its first commercial hybrid rocket to space in 2020.
SINGAPORE, February 13, 2018 (Gilmour Space PR) – Australia and Singapore-based rocket company, Gilmour Space Technologies, has entered into a Space Act Agreement with the US National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) to collaborate on various research, technology development and educational initiatives.
“NASA is a world leader in space exploration efforts, and we’re privileged to be able to work with them to develop and test some of our innovative new space technologies,” said its CEO & Founder, Adam Gilmour.
QUEENSLAND, Australia, January 4, 2018 (Gilmour Space Technologies PR)– Australia and Singapore-based rocket company, Gilmour Space Technologies (http://www.gspacetech.com), has fired up the first of its full-scale orbital engine tests in a staged program to launch small satellites to space by 2020.
“We conducted two successful engine tests in December, one of which was a low pressure test-fire that generated 45 kilonewtons (over 10,100 pounds-force) of thrust,” said its CEO and Founder, Adam Gilmour.