Lunar ice and data science making Mars mission a reality
The moon will once again play a crucial role in the space race. But, this time, as a giant link in the planetary supply chain.
A walk in the Parkes
There ain't no party like a space party! It’s been 50 years since Australia helped broadcast humankind’s first steps on the Moon around the world. See how our Parkes and Tidbinbilla sites celebrated.
Not one but two Aussie dishes were used to get the TV signals back from the Apollo 11 moonwalk
When Neil Armstrong stepped on to the Moon 50 years ago this month, Australians saw the images first. Australia even defied bad weather to bring the historic images to the world.
How we can shine in the next race to the Moon
If there was an up and down in space, Australia would be on top of the Earth looking at the centre of the galaxy - perfectly placed for the next race to the moon.
Space rocks! Six science experiments to celebrate the Moon landing
Fun science activities for kids all about space and the Moon. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with these experiments you can do at home.
Yutu ‘Jade Rabbit’ Rover on the Moon
The Chinese space program has reached another milestone in its ambitious plans to explore space, with the successful landing of the […]
Yutu on the way to the Moon
Along with maybe a billion other people, we watched in fascination as the China National Space Administration (CNSA) successfully launched […]
Pink moon rising
Did you happen to catch the lunar eclipse last night? Don’t worry if you missed it, you’re probably not alone. […]