Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Women in space

5 women in space doing out of this world things

These women have made incredible contributions to the space industry in five different ways!
Curiosity rover

Curiosity rover celebrates 3000 days on Mars

Curiosity rover celebrated 3000 days on Mars and we check out all the amazing things it's been up to, plus look at cool space careers.

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. 
SpaceData

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.
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Six space missions to look forward to in 2021

Space exploration achieved several notable firsts in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, including commercial human spaceflight and returning samples of an asteroid to Earth. The coming year is shaping...
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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.
Mars missions - NASA Perseverance

Australia goes to Mars

Three Mars missions are taking place in February alone, including one that's carrying a piece of Australia with it!
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.

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.
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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.
Moon footprint Buzz Aldrin

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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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.

Free curriculum-linked video resources to use in class

STEM video resources
Shake up your STEM education lessons with our free video resources

Celebrating Indigenous STEM stories

Indigenous STEM stories
This Survival Day we’re celebrating the contributions of Indigenous people in STEM

Meet STEM experts working in nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine
Ever been to the hospital for a nuclear medicine scan or therapy? Many of the materials we need to do these critical tests are made right here in Australia