A new facility at HIAF enabling testing of space
Work on a new beamline for the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility (HIAF) is enabling of testing space technology and will be vital for the growth of Australia’s space industry. This facility is the highest energy ion accelerator in Australia and will act as a springboard to propel the Australian space industry to the next level. Currently, testing of Australian-designed devices must be performed overseas, Access to local testing facilities will lower costs, and speed up space mission, which will increase international competitiveness for delivery of time critical missions.
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