Juno’s Jupiter call via Canberra
After an extremely long journey NASA's Juno spacecraft will soon enter orbit around the planet Jupiter. We'll be on hand to help out NASA with the super-sensitive antenna dishes at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.
Gene Cernan: the Last Man on the Moon comes to Australia
Few people know or recall the story of the last person to walk on the Moon during the 1972, Apollo 17 mission. But that is about to change with the release of a new film called ‘The Last Man on the Moon’ and an Australian speaking tour hosted by our very own astronomer, Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith.
NASA Earth Venture Pre-Orbital mission a game changer for coral reef health
We're working with NASA to uncover the mysteries of Great Barrier Reef.
Shooting the moon: the search for ultra high energy neutrinos
When looking for evidence of some of the universe's mysterious high energy particles, why not enlist the help of our nearest neighbour: the moon?
Why we’ll be monitoring the heavens on Christmas Day
Spacecraft never sleep, they don’t take public holidays or celebrate the festive season – so neither do our team at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC)
Pears, Pluto and 3D printed ribs: our prized posts for 2015
It's been a busy year for our science, as we constantly look for new ways to make Australia a better place. Here's ten of our favourite 'jaw dropper' blogs that we think helped us do that.
NASA serves up a new dish for our deep space complex
Fresh from showing the world the first close encounter images with Pluto last month, our Deep Space Communication Complex in Canberra welcomed the newest member of its dish family to the facility today.
How to send a photo from Pluto…
Get excited! The New Horizons spacecraft is ready to rendezvous with Pluto and send back the first ever images of the dwarf planet. Here's how it works.
Five tips for NASA from Aussie kids
Great minds from NASA, Johns Hopkins and the CSIRO are agonising over the New Horizons mission to find out more about Pluto. Seems like they should have spoken to these young students, they seem to know all about Pluto.
Pulsar pays a flying visit
The pulsar J2032 was discovered when NASA’s Fermi Space telescope spotted its varying gamma rays.
PLUTO: T-20 Days and Counting
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is just 20 days away from its encounter Pluto, and our Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex will be on hand to help.