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Fugro opens state-of-the-art space control centre SpAARC in Perth, Australia

Fugro has officially opened the Australian Space Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Control Complex, better known as SpAARC. Located in Perth’s central business district, this new world-class facility is a joint initiative by the Australian Space Agency, the Western Australia (WA) government, and Fugro.

 (Left to right) Sam Forbes (Fugro’s SpAARC director), Enrico Palermo (head of the Australian Space Agency), Dawn McIntosh (Fugro’s space systems director), Roger Cook (WA’s deputy premier) and Amar Umap (Fugro group director Asia Pacific) at the official opening of SpAARC

(Left to right) Sam Forbes (Fugro’s SpAARC director), Enrico Palermo (head of the Australian Space Agency), Dawn McIntosh (Fugro’s space systems director), Roger Cook (WA’s deputy premier) and Amar Umap (Fugro group director Asia Pacific) at the official opening of SpAARC

SpAARC is Fugro's largest remote operations centre to date and will manage robotics and other harsh-environment remote operations in Australia, around the world and in space. It builds on Fugro's advanced...

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