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We are both proud and sad to announce that UNSW-EC0 has reached the end of its design life and after a long and successful mission, has now re-entered the atmosphere as predicted.
ACSER is pleased to share the news that the SGAC has announced our senior PhD student Arunkumar Rathinam as the winner of the 2018 Move an Asteroid Competition.
On the 19th of March, 2018 the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research's cubesat, UNSW-EC0 at an altitude of 378km was enduring its 4651st orbit of the Earth since being deployed from the International Space Station last year when it was commanded to take a photo using the Nadir (Earth... read more
It’s been a long time coming, but Australia is finally going to have a Space Agency. This will enable Australian space industries to benefit from agency-to-agency agreements and collaborations, and facilitate our participation in the growing global space market.
We're pleased to congratulate 3rd year PhD student Benjamin Southwell on receiving the ION GNSS+ 2018 Student Award for his paper:
“Investigating the Sensitivity of Delay Doppler Maps to Wind Direction using Ambiguous State Processing” .
Last week the ACSER team travelled down to Adelaide for the 67th International Astronautical Congress. In total there were seven presentations given (a further two were accepted by withdrawn) and a total of team of eleven staff and students in attendance.
Protecting Australia's water by using satellites to collect local data is just one practical argument supporting the nation's need for a space agency, writes Andrew Dempster.
Buried ice on Mars could be a water source for interplanetary visits of the future, write Sophia Casanova, Andrew Dempster and Serkan Saydam.
Sydney is putting on a show for IAC delegates who are flying into Adelaide via Sydney, so why not make the most of your trip and extend your stay to appreciate what Sydney has to offer!