Saturday, January 23, 2021
Space careers

How to land a STEM career in the space industry

A STEM career in the space industry could take you places you have never dreamed. 
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First-ever student-built rocket to launch next year

Students from the University of Queensland (UQ) could become the first to fly a student-built rocket into space next year.

What exactly is space mining? Here’s everything you need to know

To find more of the minerals we need, mining companies are taking things to another level: space. 

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.
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Why aren’t there more women in space?

Why aren't there more women in space? In many ways, women are ideal astronauts - but the world of space has been designed for men.
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First commercial spaceflight could open up new space careers

Dreaming of becoming an astronaut? The recent launch of the first commercial space pilots could open up new careers in space.
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Drone careers that fly for girls

Want a career that flies? Dr Karen Joyce from She Maps talks us through the amazing opportunities in drone careers, from conservation to construction.

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.

QUIZ: What’s your perfect space career?

Are you an aspiring astrophysicist or a wannabe space flight controller? Take our quiz to find out the best space career for you!
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Meet two tech visionaries helping computers see

Two computer scientists from the University of Adelaide are helping computers see – with applications out of this world.
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Australian innovators are using space data to tackle the planet’s problems in national challenge

Australia’s brightest young innovators have come together to tackle some of the planet’s most-pressing problems as part of GRAVITY Challenge that kicked off last week.

From NZ to NASA: Space scholarships

Hammond Pearce was one of four New Zealanders to take part in the first ever NZ Space Scholarship.

5 awesome jobs you could get with a health science degree

These careers merge science with improving the lives and wellbeing of others, and all start with a...

Win a STEM back-to-school prize pack!

STEM back-to-school prize pack
Win STEM gear with our back-to-school giveaway!

Quiz: What future job should I have?

What future job should I have?
Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job...