Space mining and the need to deal with space junk are set to be major developments over the next decade, say UNSW experts.
As space exploration and colonisation expand, off-Earth resources will create a booming market.
UNSW staff and alumni have received honours at the fourth annual Australian Space Awards.
New research published today in Nature Communications suggests the rovers’ current equipment might not actually be up to the task of finding evidence of life.
Shrinking satellites are making it cheaper and more accessible to do science in space.
The future of Australia’s space efforts will hinge on coordination between defence, industry and universities.
Humans have left an absolute mess in space but no one wants to clean it up.
To confirm life on other planets, we need to detect far more molecules in their atmospheres than we currently do to rule out non-biological chemical processes.
A rocky planet discovered in the Virgo constellation could change how we look for life in the universe.
Researchers have long suspected there's water - or ice, to be precise - on the Moon. New research now confirms it, and suggests it lurks in sun-starved nooks and crannies called 'cold traps'.