Tuesday, November 30, 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.

Meet the 17-year-old entrepreneur developing the coolest study app 

Eric Rametta
Eric Rametta is setting out to change the game for students tackling multiple subjects, timetables and exams to cram for 

The world needs more women in IT

Women in IT
A new report by Monash University's Faculty of IT has identified three main factors that play into why women are encouraged or discouraged into going into IT.

Want to save the planet? Study environmental engineering

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Solve climate change? Check. Make renewables better? Check. Help the government make greener policies? You bet! Studying...