Former NASA space shuttle commander and astronaut Pam Melroy to speak at the international space symposium in March.
Western Australia will host a major space technologies symposium which will help shape Australia's long-term vision for space technologies.
Defence has sent the final delivery of life-saving SILVERSHIELD units to the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces.
Research proposals are invited from small businesses and universities to help Defence devise novel ways of integrating advanced materials onto military platforms.
Defence is hosting a major demonstration of trusted autonomous systems in and around Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast.
Dr Andrew Piotrowski has won the 2018 Minister's Award for Achievement in Defence Science for his innovative work in developing force protection systems.