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12 August 2016

Three Australian research satellites – two of them built at UNSW – will be launched to the International Space Station this year and deployed into orbit to explore the little-understood region above Earth known as the thermosphere.

SMiLE Team in Zero-G
20 October 2015

ACSER's Dr Barnaby Osborne and UNSW Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering PhD student Joshua Brandt ventured into Zero-G to conduct their research experiment exploring fluid dynamics in microgravity.

William Crowe (UNSW MME PhD student) accepting his certificate
18 October 2015

UNSW Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering PhD student William Crowe has been awarded first place in the 2015 Space Generation Advisory Council Move an Asteroid competition held in conjunction with 2015 ... read more

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IGNSS runs the SE Asian region’s premier conference on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and related Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) technologies. This year’s IGNSS conference will be in Sydney, Australia from 6 to 8 December 2016 and will bring together leaders in GNSS and PNT to examine the latest technology, present cutting edge research and discuss in open forums the implications for policy, market development and positioning infrastructure deployment.

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Aussie satellites to launch from International Space Station

Three Australian research satellites – two of them built at UNSW – will be launched to the International Space Station this year and deployed into orbit to explore the little-understood region above Earth known as the thermosphere.

The trio are part of an international project known as QB50, which will see a total of 50 small satellites – known as cubesats and weighing just a kilo each – carry out the most extensive measurements ever undertaken of the region between 200 and 380 km above Earth.     More...

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