Join the journey as WA’s Binar-1 set for launch Saturday 28 August 2021


As a proud partner of Curtin University’s Binar Space Program, AROSE invites all our members and supporters to join us in marking this historic milestone for WA’s journey into space.

The Binar-1 CubeSat has been designed, coded and built by staff and students from Curtin University’s Space Science and Technology Centre, and will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida on a SpaceX CRS-23 Falcon 9 rocket headed to the International Space Station on Saturday 28 August 2021, at 3.37pm AWST*

Australia with city lights from space at night

No matter where you are, you can join the journey with us.

How to join the celebration in WA

Watch the SpaceX launch LIVE at Yagan Square’s Digital Tower

From 3.15pm Saturday 28 August 2021*
Yagan Square, Perth (directions)
Replays of the launch will play on the Digital Tower until 5 September 2021.
Visit the WA Museum Boola Bardip to get up close and personal with a `Big Binar’ and write a message to space.

From Sunday 29 August
WA Museum Boola Bardip, Perth Cultural Centre (directions)

Not in WA, or can’t make it to Yagan Square?

Watch the launch LIVE at binarspace.com
Follow @binarspaceWA on social media to keep up to date

“The launch of Binar-1 positions WA as a major player in Australia’s space sector, driving the diversification of its economy into a future-focused industry and creating a new, highly skilled workforce with capabilities that are easily transferrable between the Space and other sectors, such as mining and resources”
Hon Mark McGowan MLA, Premier of Western Australia

AROSE is proud to be a partner in the Binar Space Program, alongside Fugro SpAARC and the WA Government.

* Please note the scheduled launch date and time listed above is subject to change at any time, and on short notice. Visit binarspace.com for the latest information regarding launch date and time.