CUAVA-1 CUBE SAT DELIVERED TO ISS

The CUAVA-1 is an Australian designed and built satellite recently launched to the International Space Station via SpaceX CRS-23. The 12 month mission in near-Earth orbit (NEO) will be investigating Earth’s plasma environment. Here are some photos, artist impressions (and links) from the official CUAVA-1 website plus other media links. Links https://www.cuava.com.au/ https://honisoit.com/2021/08/australian-cuava-1-satellite-launched-aboard-space-x-rocket-in-florida/ https://spaceaustralia.com/index.php/news/australian-built-cubesat-cuava-1-starts-its-journey-space

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R.I.P Dr Philip Kenyon Chapman, NASA Scientist-Astronaut from Australia

Born 5th of March 1935 in Australia, Physicist Dr. Philip Chapman was NASA’s first Australian-born astronaut that despite never getting to orbit, had an incredible life of Antarctic exploration, Physics, fast jet-training flying and science research. Selected as a Scientist Astronaut by NASA (NASA’s Group 6) in August 1967 his time at NASA comprised initial […]

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Saber Astronautics Responsive Space Operations Centre (RSOC) opening

“Saber Astronautics is pleased to announce the official opening for the Responsive Space Operations CentreTM (RSOC) in Adelaide Australia. The RSOC is part of a growing program providing satellite services for the commercial space sector offering control for satellites and space traffic services for the region.” For more information see their press release here.

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Australian Space Discovery Centre

The Australian Space Discovery Centre (ASDC) has been unveiled at Lot Fourteen, the home of the Australian Space Agency in 2021. Judging by the YouTube video and Industry.gov.au website it certainly looks like an interesting facility but what do you think? Check out the video below and comment below what you would like to see […]

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USQ joins next-gen mission to explore skies above alien worlds

A recent media article by Space Connect linked here announces Australia’s involvement in the upcoming Twinkle satellite launch through the University of Southern Queensland’s Centre for Astrophysics. According to PhD researcher Nataliea Lowson who’s involved in the upcoming mission, “Twinkle will give us insight into atmospheric features using infrared spectrometers that analyse light transmitted through, […]

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