While Australia has had a long history when it comes to the space race, you don't often hear the nation mentioned amongst the big players like the USA, Russia, and China. But Australia wants that conversation to change.
Private corporations are leading Australia's commercial space industry, and are close to seeing years of work pay off. Gilmour Space Technologies recently completed Australia's largest rocket engine test, and plan to launch the country's first Australian-made rocket in late 2022.
So what does Australia's space future look like? And could it become a real player in the global space industry?