Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Places to launch a lit space career in Australia and NZ

Set your sights sky-high! The space industry in Australian and New Zealand is seriously taking off.
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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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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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!
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.
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.
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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.

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.

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. 
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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.

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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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.

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

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Companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are reliant on a relatively new breed of STEM professional, whose specialised tech brains mine statistics to offer up marketing insights, solve functionality issues and develop new platforms. Social media careers are in demand right now.

Aboriginal astronomy about the seven sisters: world’s oldest story?

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Astronomers say global myths about 'seven sisters' stars may reach back 100,000 years.

Seven must-watch STEM YouTube channels

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Looking for STEM YouTube channels to explain what would happen if we nuked the Moon, what the coldest stuff in the universe is and other cool stuff? Here are seven super interesting STEM YouTube channels to boost your knowledge.