Friday, June 5, 2020

From NZ to NASA: Space scholarships

Hammond Pearce was one of four New Zealanders to take part in the first ever NZ Space Scholarship.
Scientists search ancient rocks for traces of life in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia

Scientists are training for Mars 2020 in the Aussie outback

Scientists from NASA and the ESA have joined UNSW astrobiologists in the remote Aussie outback in preparation for Mars 2020 missions.
Space careers

Inspiring space careers that don’t involve leaving Earth

If jetting off on real-life missions isn’t for you, there are a stack of space careers that don’t require trips to Mars and not touching the ground for months on end.
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6 cool ways the world celebrated the 50th Moon landing anniversary

From cookies to coins, here are some cool ways to celebrate 50 years since humans first set foot on the Moon, on 20 July 1969.
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Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.

Scientists think we’re almost certainly going to discover alien life, and possibly soon

"A discovery, if it came, could turn the world of biology upside down."

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.
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Your career with NASA can start at the University of Adelaide

Building a minituarised satellite launched by NASA shows University of Adelaide Engineering students that the sky isn't the limit! See how you can get involved with space careers at the University of Adelaide.
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How to land the Aerospace career of your childhood dreams

If your childhood astro-obsession is not just a fleeting infatuation, aerospace engineering jobs might be your calling. Here’s how you can break into space and aerospace engineering careers, whether that’s at university, in your spare time, or with your feet planted firmly on the ground!

Meet the new generation of high school space scientists

School students are taking over the International Space Station to do a new kind of space science.
Exploration

Dream of being an explorer? Start here

If you have a curious mind and a keen interest in science and travel, a career as an intrepid explorer could be on your horizon.

Is coronavirus having a positive impact on our education system?

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CEO and Founder of MathSpace, Mohamad Jebara, talks about how online maths learning tools changed during pandemic and why he wants to abolish NAPLAN.

How the coronavirus has highlighted the importance of automation

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a massive surge in global unemployment. It has also highlighted the increasingly valuable role of automation in today’s world.

Farming 2.0: Scientists are using space technologies to manage cattle

More than 1000 wild buffalo and unmanaged cattle roaming Northern Australia will be tagged and tracked as part of the world’s largest satellite herd-tracking program.