Breaking News – Operation Fireball
Successful demonstration of early Wildfire detection and immediate attack by Fireball.International, Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment and McDermott Aviation.
By Denham Sadler, Innovation AUS
The federal government is “behind the eight ball” on the fast-growing space sector, with homegrown companies teaming up to build sovereign capability in the absence of Commonwealth funding support.
Queensland Parliament Hansard Green
Yesterday the Deputy Premier spoke about Queenslanders turning the Red Planet maroon.
By Ruth Harrison, Space Australia
Fireball International is planning to launch a prototype satellite in 2022 to demonstrate its bushfire detection software and improved image capture and refresh time. This Queensland-based company is hoping to be able to map the whole of Australia within 5 minutes, improving fire detection response times.
By Scott Sawyer, Sunshine Coast Daily
A satellite-based bushfire detection system will reach for the stars, literally, next year.
The Canberra Times
A satellite used to detect bushfires will be the first payload on a new Australian “space taxi”.
Sunshine Coast News
Australian in-space transportation provider, Space Machines Company, has signed an agreement to deploy a Sunshine Coast firm’s innovative bushfire detection satellite.