Transcript of video
[Moving image of the earth highlighting the location of the Northern Territory]
On screen text: Northern Territory
[Images of a ground station, launch site and satellite]
Voiceover: Australia’s Northern Territory is ideally placed to host key infrastructure and services for the global space industry, with competitive advantages in:
- launch services, for rockets and stratospheric ballooning
- ground stations and
- space technology development and testing.
On screen text: Access to Space
[Four concept images of Arnhem Space Centre launch site]
Voiceover: On track to commence operations in 2020, Equatorial Launch Australia’s Arnhem Space Centre will be Australia’s first commercial space launch facility, servicing government, research and commercial customers.
[Moving image of the earth showcasing the Northern Territory and proximity to the equator. The image then identifies the location of the Arnhem Space Centre in Nhulunbuy]
Voiceover: Located just 12 degrees from the equator, launching from Arnhem Space Centre takes full advantage of the earth’s rotation to gain extra velocity, improving payload to fuel ratios.
[Concept image of the Arnhem Space Centre launch site]
Voiceover: The facility will initially be equipped with three launch pads and accommodate sub-orbital and small orbital satellite launch vehicles, and its design allows for support of all current and future launch and recovery technologies.
On screen text: Arnhem Space Centre
On screen text: Initial site accommodates sub-orbital and orbital microlauncher space launch vehicles. Support for current and future space launch vehicle designs.
[Moving image of the earth showcasing Nhulunbuy location]
On screen text: Nhulunbuy
[Aerial view of the township of Nhulunbuy]
Voiceover: The launch facility is located just outside of Nhulunbuy, in the Territory’s East Arnhem region, a regional service hub equipped with a high quality airport, deep water port, hospital, schools, accommodation and optical fibre connectivity.
[Images of an Airnorth plane at the Gove airport, Gove port, Gove hospital, school in Gove and aerial image of houses in Gove]
On screen text:
Nhulunbuy – regional services hub
High quality airport
Deep water port
Optical fibre connectivity.
[Equatorial Launch Australia logo, Tripsept Corporation logo and NASA logo]
Voiceover: Equatorial Launch Australia has agreements with proven launch vehicle providers as well as international launch customers, and NASA is planning to conduct its sounding rocket campaign from their facility.
[Moving image of the earth showing the location of the Northern Territory]
On screen text: Where anything is possible
Voiceover: Australia’s Northern Territory is a place where anything is possible. The opportunities, like space, are boundless.
[Australia’s Northern Territory Government logo and The Territory Boundless Possible logo]