Our Research
ACSER is expanding and strengthening key relations through new taking on research projects and building on a strong foundation of existing work.
We offer educational opportunities across all levels of university education; undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and higher degree research.
Our people
Our team come from a diverse range of backgrounds but come together to contribute to a multidisciplinary approach to space research.

Latest News & Events

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

Profile - Prof Andrew Dempster


Professor Andrew Dempster is Director of the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER). He has a BE and MEngSc from UNSW and a PhD from University of Cambridge in efficient circuits for signal processing arithmetic. In the late 80s he was system engineer and project manager for the first GPS receiver developed in Australia and has been involved in satellite navigation ever since.


Landing on a Comet: The Rosetta Mission

Leading British space scientist Prof Monica Grady CBE, Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences at The Open University, UK gives a personal perspective of the Rosetta mission and discusses some of the results that have come from it. 

Presented as part of the 2nd Off Earth Mining Forum.


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