US-Australia space treaty go for launch

Australia’s space treaty with the United States will be ratified and come into force later this year after winning broad support from lawmakers during a five-month parliamentary inquiry.

A joint committee examining the Technology Safeguards Agreement (TSA) has recommended “binding treaty action be taken” despite residual concerns from some industry players.

The TSA provides a new legal and technical framework for US companies, government agencies and universities to conduct launches from Australian soil, while ensuring US space technology is protected.

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