SSC Space Australia is a ground station engineering, operations and maintenance company that has primary responsibility for SSC’s Yatharagga Satellite Station at the Western Australia Space Centre (WASC) near Perth. In addition to operating our own satellite station equipment, we also provide hosting, maintenance, and operations services for our customers who want to install their equipment at our site to take advantage of the benefits of being at the site. Several major commercial and government organizations currently benefit from our hosting services.
The site has been developed by SSC Space Australia in close coordination with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to provide a location with protected RF spectrum for satellite communications services. Likewise, SSC Space Australia has invested in significant infrastructure to provide the following services to all of our customers:
With a particular strength in operations during Launch and Early Orbit Phase and Geostationary Transfer Orbit, SSC Space Australia personnel are adept at handling operations associated with mission-critical maneuvers, first acquisition of the launch vehicle and spacecraft telemetry at orbit-insertion and deployment.