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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

29 February 2016
1.00pm to 2.00pm

Profile - Prof Andrew Dempster

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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.

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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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