Events archive (2016 Onwards)

Videos of most of our events are available to view on our YouTube channel.

Looking for an event in 2015 or earlier? They're still available to view on our old website.

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Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 1:00pm

Fusion, the process that powers the sun and the stars, offers a solution to the world's long-term energy needs: providing large scale energy production with zero greenhouse gas emissions, short-lived radio-active waste compared to conventional nuclear fission cycles, and a virtually limitless...Read more

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Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 3:30pm

BLUEsat is proud to present the BLUEtongue 2.0 Rover for the European Rover Challenge 2016! 

The team has made a lot of improvements this year, and there is still more to come. This presentation will give a summary of the upgrades the team made on last...Read more

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Colombo Theatre C (underneath Colombo House, close to Gate 4, High St)
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

American, Russian, Chinese, Japanese and European Astronauts all walk into a Cave...

No punchline: that's an actual European Space Agency mission, completed this year underground in Italy! Andrea will present updates from the European Astronaut Centre (EAC) including post...Read more

UNSW EC0 CubeSat
Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 - 1:00pm

This presentation gives an overview of the attitude determination and control system (ADCS) of the EC0 cubesat due to launch in December this year as part of the QB50 mission. EC0's ADCS system comprises UNSW developed hardware and software as well as commercial off the shelf hardware which has...Read more

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Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 1:00pm

Moving near an asteroid is dangerous, especially when you don't want to break your half billion dollar spacecraft. Using a swarm of small and cheap nanosats removes the pressure of keeping a single spacecraft operating nominally, but they don't have the same capabilities. This talk will cover...Read more

Arunkumar Rathinam
Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 1:00pm

This presentation gives a brief overview on Multi-GNSS services for missions operating between MEO and GEO altitudes. Terrestrial and space-borne receivers at low altitude (up to 3000 km) enjoy seamlessly available GNSS services. However, receivers at higher altitudes operating between Medium...Read more

Sanat Biswas
Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 7 September 2016 - 1:00pm

 

Computationally Efficient Unscented Kalman Filtering Techniques for Launch Vehicle Navigation using a Space-borne GPS Receiver

The Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) is a well-established technique for position and velocity estimation. However, the performance of the EKF degrades...Read more

Solange Cunin of Quberider
Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 - 1:00pm

 

QUBERIDER: Inspiring students through space

A passionate advocate with a mission to drive student engagement with science and technology, Solange Cunin is the founder and CEO of Australian startup Quberider. Soon to graduate from the University of New South Wales with a...Read more

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Seminar Room G3, Electrical Engineering Building (map G17), UNSW Kensington
Thursday, 4 August 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

 

IEEE Distinguished Lecture: Precise Time Scales and Navigation Systems, the Ultimate Challenge to Time Metrology

Today, atomic clocks enable precision estimates of time and position. Through the use of ultra precise atomic frequency standards, we can form time scales, such as...Read more

MCIC event
Michael Crouch Innovation Centre - Ground floor, building E10, UNSW Australia, NSW 2052
Friday, 3 June 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

 

"Australian space industry: We couldn't find it, so we're making it ourselves."

Our entrepreneurial friends at Space Start-Up accelerator Delta-V, along with actual start-up companies in the space industry are running an event this week, come along and find out...Read more

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