Australia Is Sending Its First-Ever Mission To The Moon – This Is What They Are Aiming For

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Australia is also stepping into the space race. The country’s national website posted that with an investment of 50 million dollars, an operational lunar rover Artemis will be sent into orbit. The rover will eventually move to the moon and touch down in an early time frame, i.e., 2026.

The development of the rover is part of Australia’s “moon to mars initiative”. The project so far has a financial backing of 50 million dollars coming from businessmen who are willing to collaborate with top researchers in search of sustainable human presence at the moon. The project intends to use the rover to find oxides on lunar soil and separate equipment to extract oxygen from the moon’s atmosphere. The rover is set to be semi-autonomous. In addition, to sustain human life on the moon, the program also eyes securing infrastructure needed to support future missions to Mars.

The endeavour being undertaken by the Australians is a pursuit to put man back on the moon and the making of a stepping stone to help mankind get to Mars.

Australian PM is also hopeful that this project will serve as a breakthrough for the Australian space sector. He believes that the project will create jobs amid the COVID 19 crisis as the project will be a booster in employing individuals to work for this ambitious project. “This is an incredible opportunity for Australia to succeed in the global space sector and is central to our government’s vision to secure more jobs and a larger share of the growing space economy,” he said in the Australian government post. “By 2030, we want to triple the size of our space sector — adding $12 billion to our economy and creating up to 20,000 new, high-skilled jobs — providing more opportunities for Australians and industries. Our government has invested more than $700 million in the civil space sector since July 2018, supporting core industries including manufacturing, robotics, engineering, mining and resources.”

The Morrison government has invested 700 million dollars in the space sector, robotics, and other futuristic avenues over the last three years. “This mission to the moon is just one exciting way that we can create opportunity and jobs for the future, and our government will ensure Australians reap the benefits.” The Minister for Science and Technology Melissa Price thinks the rover project will herald a new day for Australia’s space economy. “It will build the Australian space sector’s capability and capacity and showcase Australia’s strengths to the world, as well as inspire a whole new generation of young people to enter careers in science, technology, engineering and math,” she said.

If everything goes as per the plan, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said the rover could land as early as 2026. He also praised Australia’s efforts in space program development dating back to the launch of the Apollo program. “By working together with the Australian Space Agency and our partners around the world, NASA will uncover more discoveries and accomplish more research through the Artemis program,”

Australia is also stepping into the space race. The country’s national website posted that with an investment of 50 million dollars, an operational lunar rover Artemis will be sent into orbit. The rover will eventually move to the moon and touch down in an early time frame, i.e., 2026.

The development of the rover is part of Australia’s “moon to mars initiative”. The project so far has a financial backing of 50 million dollars coming from businessmen who are willing to collaborate with top researchers in search of sustainable human presence at the moon. The project intends to use the rover to find oxides on lunar soil and separate equipment to extract oxygen from the moon’s atmosphere. The rover is set to be semi-autonomous. In addition, to sustain human life on the moon, the program also eyes securing infrastructure needed to support future missions to Mars.

The endeavour being undertaken by the Australians is a pursuit to put man back on the moon and the making of a stepping stone to help mankind get to Mars.

Australian PM is also hopeful that this project will serve as a breakthrough for the Australian space sector. He believes that the project will create jobs amid the COVID 19 crisis as the project will be a booster in employing individuals to work for this ambitious project. “This is an incredible opportunity for Australia to succeed in the global space sector and is central to our government’s vision to secure more jobs and a larger share of the growing space economy,” he said in the Australian government post. “By 2030, we want to triple the size of our space sector — adding $12 billion to our economy and creating up to 20,000 new, high-skilled jobs — providing more opportunities for Australians and industries. Our government has invested more than $700 million in the civil space sector since July 2018, supporting core industries including manufacturing, robotics, engineering, mining and resources.”

The Morrison government has invested 700 million dollars in the space sector, robotics, and other futuristic avenues over the last three years. “This mission to the moon is just one exciting way that we can create opportunity and jobs for the future, and our government will ensure Australians reap the benefits.” The Minister for Science and Technology Melissa Price thinks the rover project will herald a new day for Australia’s space economy. “It will build the Australian space sector’s capability and capacity and showcase Australia’s strengths to the world, as well as inspire a whole new generation of young people to enter careers in science, technology, engineering and math,” she said.

If everything goes as per the plan, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said the rover could land as early as 2026. He also praised Australia’s efforts in space program development dating back to the launch of the Apollo program. “By working together with the Australian Space Agency and our partners around the world, NASA will uncover more discoveries and accomplish more research through the Artemis program,”

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