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Approved satellites launched from NZ reveal their diversity 17 October 2019

The New Zealand Space Agency has released information about satellite payloads approved for launch by Rocket Lab from its Māhia launch complex, showing the diverse range of organisations using New Zealand for space operations.

World’s first ‘next-generation’ space radar unveiled in Naseby 16 October 2019

Silicon Valley start-up LeoLabs have unveiled the first ‘next generation’ space radar outside of the United States today in Naseby, Central Otago.

NZ teachers go stratospheric on international high altitude plane, SOFIA 15 July 2019

Eight of the South Island’s most outstanding science teachers have been selected to fly on board NASA and German Aerospace Centre’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) while it operates out of Christchurch this winter.

New pilot enables Space Agency to track satellites launched from NZ 26 June 2019

The New Zealand Space Agency (NZSA) is continuing to build its capability as a regulator of space activity with a new pilot project which allows officials to see real-time information on the orbital position of satellites launched from New Zealand.

Space is the new frontier – what are the opportunities for New Zealand? 17 May 2019

The New Zealand Space Agency and SpaceBase will run three public panels on the future of space for New Zealand during Techweek 2019.

NZ Space Scholarship recipients announced 15 May 2019

Four New Zealand tertiary students have been accepted into the NASA International Internship Programme and awarded the New Zealand Space Scholarship by Economic Development Minister David Parker at an award ceremony in Wellington on Monday night.