When you think of space careers, an astronaut might be the first image that pops into your head. But there are so many varied space gigs to choose from – and a lot of them don’t involve leaving Earth!
Take this quiz to see how much you know about working in space. It might even inspire you to choose a new STEM study and career path you hadn’t considered before.
Wanna know more about space careers? We’ve got you!
Head on over to our Launch Your Space Career section to discover reads like:
- 5 jobs you could land with a space science degree – RMIT University’s brand-new Bachelor of Space Science will have you ready to launch into any one of these awesome space jobs.
- 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.
- Meet STEM grads with next-gen space careers – wanna get paid to reach for the stars? Get inspired by these awesome and diverse space careers.
Hear from people working in space
Meet real-life people working in STEM jobs in the vibrant and growing space industry:
Instrument scientist Dr Helen Maynard-Casely’s obsession with icy moons has led to a fascinating career.
QUT researcher Dr David Flannery is living his dream career – helping NASA on its next Mars rover mission.
In her current role at the CSIRO, Sarah leads the national science agency’s space program.
In space, not even the sky’s the limit. Hear from four of Australia’s leading space experts in this awesome webinar.
Keen to jump on the STEM + space path? Need more space career inspiration? You can find the Careers with STEM: Space e-mag right over here.
Author: Louise Meers
Louise is the production editor for Careers with STEM. She has a journalism degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and has spent over a decade writing for youth. She is passionate about inspiring young people to achieve their biggest goals and build a better future.