Australian Space Agency SMLS Consultation Reminder – closing soon!

Space Medicine and Life Sciences capability consultation Do you work in cutting-edge medtech, clinical health, or biomedical and life sciences research that could support human space activities in orbit or on the Moon? If so, the Australian Space Agency is seeking your input in our Future Space Medicine and Life Sciences Capability Consultation. Your inputContinue reading “Australian Space Agency SMLS Consultation Reminder – closing soon!”

COSMOS 90 – It’s time: “A shot at the Moon”

Our founder Dr Rowena Christiansen was delighted to be interviewed earlier this year by journalist Tory Shepherd for an article on Australia and space in the latest issue of COSMOS Magazine. The article features a number of Australians talking about local capacity to contribute to the next ‘moonshot’. Rowena is featured in this excerpt fromContinue reading “COSMOS 90 – It’s time: “A shot at the Moon””

International Women’s Day 2021

Happy International Women’s Day! The theme of World Space Week (4-10 October) this year will be “Women in Space”. The Women in Space Chapter (WiSC) (http://wisc.nssa.com.au/) celebrates with a new webpage (http://wisc.nssa.com.au/profiles-2021/) highlighting members contributing to the Australian space sector. WiSC members are professionally engaged in space science, engineering, medicine, communication, law, business, education, governanceContinue reading “International Women’s Day 2021”

CAPCOM News: from the SGAC, ESA, the GEO Health CoP and Amity University

Images of the Perseverance landing site from NASA The SpaceOps conference will be held in a virtual format this year on the date 3-5 May. SGAC, together with SpaceOps, organizes the Students and Young Professionals activities on the day after the conference. Join us for a Cubesat workshop and Speed Networking session! When: 6th MayWhat: CubesatContinue reading “CAPCOM News: from the SGAC, ESA, the GEO Health CoP and Amity University”

Call for new ESA Astronauts

If you are interested, or even just curious, the European Space Agency – ESA Astronaut Recruitment website is now live: https://www.esa.int/YourWayToSpace. Some exciting developments include an emphasis on diversity and inclusion, and a new “Parastronaut Feasibility Project”. If you might be eligible to apply, the FAQ page is a great resource. Video of the pressContinue reading “Call for new ESA Astronauts”

CAPCOM News – January 18, 2021

From NASA – 2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record By most accounts, 2020 was a rough year for the planet. Globally, it was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016. Overall, Earth’s average temperature has risen more than 2 degrees Fahrenheit since the 1880s. More About Our Warming World.Continue reading “CAPCOM News – January 18, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 15, 2021

Test Firing the World’s Most Powerful Rocket NASA is testing the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s 212-foot-tall core stage — the tallest rocket stage the agency has ever built — with a Green Run Hot Fire test on Earth before launch day. Green Run is a series of eight tests that includes several first-time events for the world’s largestContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 15, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 14, 2021

Conference on space and artificial intelligence technology From the SGAC:As many actors involved in the space industry are integrating or beginning to show their willingness to progressively integrate AI into their technologies, Euroconsult and Innovitech have created a unique event: AIxSPACE. For the first time, this conference will bring together key stakeholders in space and artificialContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 14, 2021”