Space is a fragile environment and satellites are easily damaged by space junk. Researchers and companies are working to reduce collision risks to acceptable levels to ensure that all of humanity can benefit from access to space and to space-based services.
Australia hosts ground-based sensors and is investing in research to enable the space environment to be more carefully monitored and regulated. The global space industry is being transformed by:
Government of South Australia Launches the 2016 Space Capabilities Index
Adelaide Convention Centre: Auditorium Progress Report
Univeristy of Adelaide joins the IAF
Adelaide Convention Centre: Construction Update: May 2016