space

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Australia's hoping to take a share of the billion-dollar space industry with the launch of its first totally Australian-built satellites in 15 years, writes Andrew Dempster.

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The ACT Government has awarded UNSW Canberra $750,000 to create a world-class Space Mission Design Facility and to jointly develop a ground station for quantum encrypted satellite communication.

asteroid

Large asteroid hits on Earth have the potential to wipe out humanity so knowing as much about them, including how to detect and deflect them, is vital, writes Michael Dello-Iacovo.

Jupiter

Juno is the first spacecraft to orbit Jupiter by passing above both poles of the planet on each revolution, and is our best chance to shed light on many of the planet's unsolved mysteries, writes Lucyna Kedziora-Chudczer.

Solange Cunin

We need to equip the next generation with the skills to deliver Australia a space-based future, writes Solange Cunin.

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Solange Cunin is making space history thanks to her innovative start-up Quberider and hundreds of high schoolers who are designing experiments to be tested by NASA astronauts.

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UNSW and Shanghai Jiao Tong University will establish a Joint Innovation Hub in Advanced Materials for the Space Age, the NSW Premier Mike Baird announced in China at the weekend. 

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UNSW space researchers will be able to improve technology that mitigates satellite navigation interference and make satellites cheaper, thanks to almost $600,000 in new federal funding.

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Sydney is the inspiration for some of UNSW’s graduating built environment students, whose work is showcased in the exhibition, LuminoCity, opening tonight with a debate 'Will Sydney remain one of the world's most liveable cities?' 

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