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21 June 2017

A network of international amateur radio enthusiasts has come to the aid of the UNSW-EC0 and INSPIRE-2 QB50 CubeSat teams. 

05 Nanoracks CubeSat launcher1 (not QB50 satellites)
13 June 2017

The ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and their applications had been given funding for 5 years for $4.6M. Prof Andrew Dempster is the second investigator and... read more

Deployment as seen from the ISS. EC0 is 3rd in the tranche.
25 May 2017

The first Australian satellite in 15 years, UNSW-EC0, was successfully deployed from the International Space Station, but the UNSW engineers who built it were unable to establish contact when it made its first pass above Sydney.

3 May 2017

We are pleased to announce that ACSER has successfully been awarded two grants with the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering Priming Grants scheme:

22 April 2017

On 22 April the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship was successfully captured by the International Space Station and was bolted into place on the Earth-facing port of the Unity module.

19 April 2017


Three Australian research satellites – two built at UNSW – blasted off just after 1am to the International Space Station, where they will deploy in orbit to explore the little-understood thermosphere.

29 March 2017

Dr Elias Aboutanios was successful in securing EUR 300K for a project on High Altitude Balloon-Borne Radar.

2 February 2017

ACSER, in conjunction with the UNSW SNAP Lab (Satellite Navigation and Positioning), ran the hugely successful IGNSS2016 conference last December.

HEO Robotics Team
30 November 2016

(Originally posted on 8 November to UNSW Mechanical Engineering News)

Andrea Boyd, European Astronaut Centre
17 September 2016

Couldn't make it to our Public Lecture by Andrea Boyd on 14th September? Don't worry, the recording is available now online!