Citations

Render of M2 Satellite In Orbit

All references used to develop the research for this project as well as developing the database are stated below. Additionally, the references chosen for the project are explored further under the 'methodology and research methods tab. The Australian Space Agency Register, and the 5 databases that helped develop this one are listed below. Below these citations are the others that went into researching this topic and those that provided information pertaining to the details of individual satellites.

Australian Space Agency Register: Department of Industry, Science and Resources under the Australian Government Space Agency. (2018). Space objects under the Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018. Register of all launched space objects in Australia. https://www.industry.gov.au/australian-space-agency/regulating-australian-space-activities/register-space-objects

Gunter De Krebs Database: Krebs, G. (n.d.). Optus C1 (Optus and Defence C1). Gunter’s Space Page. https://space.skyrocket.de/doc_sdat/optus-c.htm

Eric Kulu's Nanosat Database: Kulu, E. (2014). Nanosat and Cubesat database. Nanosats Database. https://www.nanosats.eu/

SAIC Database: SAIC. (n.d.). Satellite Catalogue. Space-Track.Org. https://www.space-track.org/auth/login?s=08

Union of Concerned Scientists: UCS Satellite Database. (2005). Retrieved May 1, 2023, from UCS Satellite Database. (2005). Retrieved May 1, 2023, from https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/satellite-database

UNOOSA Database: United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. Online Index of Objects Launched into Outer Space. (n.d.). https://www.unoosa.org/oosa/osoindex/search-ng.jspx?lf_id=

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[2] Australian Government Department of Industry, Science and Resources. (n.d.). Register of all launched space objects in Australia. Register of space objects. https://www.industry.gov.au/australian-spaceagency/regulating-australian-space-activities/register-space-objects

[3] Blenkin , M. (2022) Australian Space Company set to launch, Australian Defence Magazine. Available at: https://www.australiandefence.com.au/defence/cyber-space/australian-space-company-set-tolaunch#:~:text=Skykraft%20sees%20their%20manufacturing%20model%20as%20very%20much,says%20t hey%20are%20planning%20a%20five-year%20satellite%20life. (Accessed: 05 October 2023).

[4]DetailedPedia (n.d.). Optus (satellite). DetailedPedia. https://www.detailedpedia.com/wiki-Optus_(satellite)

[5] Fleet Space Technologies launches Fifth Satellite (2023) Fleet Space Technologies | Department for Trade and Investment. Available at: https://dti.sa.gov.au/articles/fleet-space-technologies-launches-fifth-satellite (Accessed: 05 October 2023).

[6] Hatch, T. (2016) Satellite 101: What is a cubesat?, Fictiv. Available at: https://www.fictiv.com/articles/satellite101-what-is-a-cubesat (Accessed: 05 October 2023). Harrison, R. (2022) [7] Optus to extend satellite life utilising new robotic life extension pod, Spaceaustralia. Available at: https://spaceaustralia.com/news/optus-extend-satellite-life-utilising-new-robotic-life-extension-pod (Accessed: 05 October 2023).

[8] Howell, E. (2018) Cubesats: Tiny Payloads, huge benefits for space research, Space.com. Available at: https://www.space.com/34324-cubesats.html (Accessed: 05 October 2023).

[9] Kiely, R. (2020, February 20). The ACRUX-1 resurrection. Melbourne Space. https://www.melbournespace.com.au/post/the-acrux-1-resurrection

[10] Lui, S. (2023). In pictures: Inside the optus satellite earth station in Belrose. https://www.arnnet.com.au/slideshow/393410/pictures-inside-optus-satellite-earth-station-belrose/

[11] Mansour, H. (2021, July 27). Australia is well positioned for space launches. The Strategist. https://www.aspistrategist.org.au/australia-is-well-positioned-for-space-launches/

[12] M1. UNSW Canberra Space. (n.d.). https://www.adfa.edu.au/unsw-canberra-space/missions/m1

[13] Nova Systems. (2023). Australian Satellite Manufacturing Hub Awarded Federal and NSW Government Funding. Australian Satellite Manufacturing Hub Awarded Federal and NSW Government Funding | Nova Systems. https://www.novasystems.com/au/news/australian-satellite-manufacturing-hub-awarded-federal-and-nswgovernment-funding

[14] Pierre Bauduin, B. (2019, August 25). UNSW-EC0 (QB50-AU02). UNSW-ECO satellite. https://weebau.com/satellite/U/unsw-eco.htm

[15] Pike, J. (2017). FedSat (Federation Satellite). https://www.globalsecurity.org/space/world/australia/fedsat.htm

[16] Price, M. (2022, March 29). Australia's first national space mission central to Budget 2022-23. Retrieved May 1, 2023, from https://www.minister.industry.gov.au/ministers/price/media-releases/australias-first-nationalspace-mission-central-budget-2022-23

[17] Qiao, L., Kruzins, E., Brown, M., & Gorman, A. (2022). Australian Owned Satellites from 1967 to 2022: Results of initial surveys (pp. 1–12) [Review of Australian Owned Satellites from 1967 to 2022: Results of initial surveys].

[18] Skybrokers. (2021, December 9). Centauri-2. Satellite footprints. https://sky-brokers.com/satellite/centauri-2/

[19] Stewart, K. (2023) Low Earth orbit, Encyclopædia Britannica. Available at: https://www.britannica.com/technology/low-Earth-orbit (Accessed: 05 October 2023).

[20] Tracker, I. (2023). Centauri 2. CENTAURI 2 - Satellite information • ISS Tracker. https://isstracker.pl/en/satelity/43722

[21] Tran, V. (2021) RocketLab to carry Australian payloads to low-earth orbit, Space Australia. Available at: https://spaceaustralia.com/index.php/news/rocketlab-carry-australian-payloads-low-earth-orbit (Accessed: 05 October 2023).