BLUFOne of the most complicated and riskiest business models is a spaceport, however, a complex located in the Northern Territory is confident it has the technology and geographic advantages to make Australia’s launch industry viable
- ELA predicts only between 10 and 12 global commercial spaceport companies will survive
- Global interest in the Northern Territory launch facility grows as memorandums turn into contracts.
- Launching close to the equator means less fuel is needed for rockets to reach orbit allowing for heavier payloads.
- ELA has completed Phase One of its infrastructure plan with three launch pads currently operational with phase two providing another fourteen.
- 'SPACE' (Operating in and use of) 01: COLLECTION – TheRunway (airforce.gov.au)
- History of Australia's Involvement in Space – TheRunway (airforce.gov.au)
- NOV 2022 Australian launch sites ready for lift-off – IPWEA
- JAN 2023 Equatorial Launch Australia unveils aim to secure Arnhem Land space launch in 2023 – ABC News