NZ’s government lays out strategy to be an 'aerospace nation'

NZ’s government lays out strategy to be an 'aerospace nation'
The government sees a big future for aerospace-gathered data, something Kea Aerospace is working on. (Image: Kea Aerospace)
Greg Hurrell
The government has allocated $12 million for a new National Aerospace Strategy to help build the aerospace sector. The strategy, released on July 20, outlines several national ambitions to tap into the economic benefits of advanced aviation and space technology.It seeks to be a player in the Nasa-led effort to return humans to the moon, deal with space junk, and develop a sustainable aviation industry in New Zealand while safely making room for pilotless aircraft.The $12m funding includes $3.5m for space research and development throu...

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