in The CRC:
The Australian CRC for Satellite Systems
The Australian Cooperative Research Centre in Satellite Systems
plans to develop the technology and research capabilities
of Australia to develop satellites and satellite systems.
The CRCSS involves leading Australian Universities,
the CSIRO, and several Australian companies.
To establish the CRCSS, the Federal government has already
pledged $20 million over seven years.
Plans call for the CRCSS to launch its first satellite, FedSat in time
for the centenary of Federation in 2001.