The Rise of New Space Endeavours in Australia

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thursday 28 June,

6PM - 7.15PM


Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and United Nations Association of Australia (SA).
An initiative from United Nations Association of Australia (SA). 
Introduction by National President, UNAA, Michael G. Smith.

Flavia Tata Nardini, CEO, Fleet Space Technologies will talk about her venture Fleet and how New Space technologies are changing industries in Australia and around the world. 

Flavia Tata Nardini

Flavia Tata Nardini began her career at the European Space Agency as a Propulsion Test Engineer. She then joined TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research to work on advanced space propulsion projects. In 2015, Flavia co-founded Fleet, a connectivity company set to maximise the resource efficiency of human civilisation through low cost, low power remote massive Internet of Things (IoT). Fleet will launch the first of over 100 planned nanosatellites in 2018, enabling the next industrial revolution with a free, ubiquitous connectivity platform.


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Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and United Nations Association of Australia (SA)

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