SBS News: Indigenous Australians to lead space industry at new Alice Springs earth ground station

It’s an exciting time for Aboriginal not-for-profit science and technology company Centre for Appropriate Technology (CfAT)!

Photo: Geoscience Australia; painted by local Arrente artist Roseanne Kenmarre Ellis

Global communications company Viasat Inc. has partnered with CfAT to build a multi-million dollar earth ground station in Alice Springs – the first of its kind on Aboriginal owned land in Australia. IBA was involved in the deal from the beginning and will finance the project.

Check out the SBS World News report on the project and watch out for the special NITV feature before the NAIDOC Awards on 6 July at 6p AEST.

 

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