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[Background music]

[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 this year, 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]

Updated 17 February 2022