A shared commitment to the safe, secure and responsible use of outer space is at the heart of a new agreement between the New Zealand Space Agency and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK).
The government today opened consultation on the Aotearoa New Zealand Aerospace Strategy at the inaugural New Zealand Aerospace Summit in Christchurch, with further financial support for the ambitions of the sector also being announced.
The Innovative Partnerships team at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has signed an agreement with United States commercial space company Axiom Space Inc that will help New Zealand researchers advance world-leading space science and technology
The New Zealand space sector is set to star in NASA’s CAPSTONE moon mission – with Rocket Lab launching a satellite to the Moon from New Zealand in June, and the lift-off of a separate NASA-NZ lunar research project, New Zealand Space Agency Manager Andrew Johnson says.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today released a report into the operation and effectiveness of New Zealand’s space regulatory regime. A review of the Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Act (OSHAA Act) was required by law after it had been in place for 3 years.