CubeSat

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Three Australian research satellites – two built at UNSW – blasted off just after 1am to the International Space Station, where they will deploy in orbit to explore the little-understood thermosphere.

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Three Australian research satellites – two of them built at the University of New South Wales in Sydney  – will be launched to the International Space Station this year.

Solange Cunin

UNSW aerospace engineering student Solange Cunin has a plan to make access to space easier and more affordable, and boost Australia’s nascent space industry in the process.

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The future of a sustainable Australian space program is small, lightweight spacecraft using advanced technology with significant US involvement., writes Steven Tsitas.