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Australian satellite communications innovation recognised at Australian Ambassador’s residence in Washington DC

EmbassyfunctionDuring SATELLITE 2012 the Australian Ambassador to the United States, The Hon Kim Beazley hosted an evening to promote the achievements of Australian satellite communications companies, not only in Australia but worldwide.

Like many others in Washington, Mr Beazley recognised the advantages of Australian teleports and innovative satellites. Mr Beazley noted that traditionally, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Russia have been renowned for innovation in space technology, however Australian companies are making waves in the industry, as the attributes of Australian satellite communications are being discovered.

For those surprised to find Australia among the key satellite innovators, the evening proved that the Australian satellite communications industry has entered the global arena. With many high-ranking US government officials and industry heads in attendance, the reception provided another strong indication that the US shares Mr Beazley’s enthusiasm for Australian satellite communications.

Click here to view photos from the reception held at the Residence of the Australian Ambassador in Washington DC.

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