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 In total there were seven presentations given (a further two were accepted by withdrawn) and a total of team of eleven staff and students in attendance.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!
A network of international amateur radio enthusiasts has come to the aid of the UNSW-EC0 and INSPIRE-2 QB50 CubeSat teams.
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.
We are pleased to announce that ACSER has successfully been awarded two grants with the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering Priming Grants scheme:
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.