Vote one, rockets

The Australian Space Agency has signed an MOU with NSW

In a blatant bid for the space vote in tomorrow’s state election the Commonwealth Government has promised $2m to “support world class space manufacturing capability at the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.”  “Aerotropolis?” you ask – that’s the yet to be built employment centre at the yet to be built airport in western Sydney.

“The Morrison & Berejiklian Governments are working together to help Western Sydney realise its space potential,” Industry Minister Karen Andrews added yesterday, via Twitter.

A spaceport as well as an airport.


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