Better late than never, Australia heads (back) to space

Australia’s space achievements stretch back to the 1960s, when it became the seventh nation to launch a satellite into orbit. Named the Weapons Research Establishment Satellite (WRESAT), the 45kg spacecraft was designed and built by Australians and took off from the Woomera Test Range in South Australia on … [Read more...]

RFDS SE celebrates remote airstrip upgrades

An RFDS King Air. (Paul Sadler)

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) South Eastern Section says recent upgrades to remote airports and aerodromes will enable it to access more people in need of medical care. The improvements are part of the federal government’s Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program, which offers funding for improvements to … [Read more...]