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.
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.
A remote sensing expert and space engineer from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been appointed an adjunct professor in UNSW’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
An engineering graduate from UNSW who helped develop crucial hardware for a new satellite system has won a scholarship to attend the prestigious NASA Academy.
Andrew Dempster wants to put Australia back in the space race.
A new Masters program in Satellite Systems Engineering is the first of its kind in Australia and will help keep talented students in the country to bolster the space industry.
How best to mine the moon? Yes – it can be done. The how and why were discussed at last week’s Off-Earth Mining Forum at UNSW, the first in Australia, featuring international experts and key NASA representatives.
While mining the moon or asteroids is still confined to the realm of science fiction, a growing number of engineers, entrepreneurs and explorers are looking skyward and pondering the prospect of extracting valuable off-Earth minerals.