Celebrating our (stellar) space women
We’re introducing you to a star cluster of our women who work in space.
Travel to Mars with Perseverance, Ingenuity and Hope
It’s time to travel to Mars again! The journey is not easy. It takes perseverance, ingenuity and a lot of hope.
Space team ready: upgrading antenna for future travel
We're upgrading the 70-metre antenna Deep Space Station 43 at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. The antenna will support upcoming robotic and human missions to the Moon and Mars.
Book it in: our top isolation reading ideas
Self isolation got you down? We’ve put together a list of our top 10 books, articles and reports to pull you out of your world.
Australia is still listening to Voyager 2 as NASA confirms the probe is now in interstellar space
Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space and is still sending back data that are picked up by radio telescopes in Australia.
NASA spacecraft arrives at Bennu asteroid
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has travelled more than 2 billion kilometres across the solar system and has now officially arrived in Bennu’s orbit.
CSIRO and NASA – a partnership as unlimited as space itself
A new agreement signed this week in Washington DC provides the framework for Australia – and CSIRO – to support NASA’s exploration of the Solar System.
Big data (not big rockets) set to propel Australia’s space science
Whatever the future holds for Australia’s space industry, exciting times are ahead, and big data will play a big part.
Tracing Cassini’s fiery death was like seeing a heart monitor flatline
At a NASA site nestled in a valley not far from Australia's capital city, a lucky few get a close view of the end of the spacecraft's 20 year odyssey.
Mission over: the final countdown to Cassini’s fatal plunge into Saturn
The last signals from Cassini space probe before it burns up in Saturn's atmosphere will tracked by the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.
Space whisperers: the Aussies guiding Cassini’s suicide mission to Saturn
The grand finale of Nasa’s epic 20-year mission to the ringed planet will be overseen from a deep space centre near Canberra. A photo essay by Jonny Weeks, The Guardian.