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AUSTRALIAN SPACESUIT COMPANY TO JOIN THE MOON TO MARS MISSION WITH $250,000 GRANT FROM THE SPACE AGENCY

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Cutting Edge Aussie Space Startups

Metakosmos (Vyom Tech Pty Ltd) is an Australian spacesuit technology startup working on the next generation integrated commercial spacesuit platform, the Kosmosuit. Metakosmos is one of the 12 Australian companies to have been awarded grants through the Moon to Mars Supply Chain Capability program in intake 10 announced on 1st March, 2024.

The cutting edge 12 Aussie space projects, which align with NASA’s Artemis mission, will share in more than $9 million in funding to help drive innovation and support emerging Australian science. The Moon to Mars grants will assist these Australian companies to enter global space supply chains.

Kiriti Rambhatla CEO, Metakosmos, expressed his excitement: "We are grateful for the opportunity to receive this grant. Metakosmos would like to thank the Australian Government, the Minister for Industry & Science Hon Ed Husic & the Australian Space Agency. This is a great investment into the future of the Australian space supply chain and ecosystem. I believe that this recognition demonstrates that Metakosmos is a promising contributor to the Australian space supply chain. We look forward to successfully delivering the project with our partners and taking this project to international markets”.

The $250,000 grant will assist Metakosmos to improve the technology readiness level of Kosmosuit, which has dual-use terrestrial applications. The project aims to establish connectivity between the subsystems and the proprietary bioastronautics interface, which will be deployed at various centres . The project also builds an internal automated capability that further enhances the space suit production capacity.

 


Key Facts:

Moon to Mars is a program that connects Australian space startups to global supply chain.


About us:

Metakosmos is a forward-thinking company dedicated to driving innovation in the spacesuit technology domain. With a passionate team and a vision for groundbreaking technologies, the company is committed to pushing the boundaries of human space flight and spacesuit technologies. 

Stay connected to our Spacesuit development journey at www.metakosmos.com.au and follow us on our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube).

For more information and inquiries, please contact: info@metakosmos.com.au


Contact details:

info@metakosmos.com.au

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