Lonsdaleite diamonds found in space
A team of researchers have discovered rare hexagonal-structured diamonds formed in space from a destroyed dwarf planet.
New antenna to support space exploration
A new antenna and new space missions — there’s excitement brewing at the New Norcia ground station.
Moon landing memories from our crew on the ground
Where were you when humans first stepped on the Moon? If you weren't alive, how has that 'giant leap' shaped your life? We asked our staff for their best Moon memories ...
The Dish: Fact vs fiction
The Dish is an Aussie classic, set at our Parkes radio telescope. Most of the film is based on fact, but what was added for the sake of a (rollicking) good yarn?
A lunar powerhouse: The Apollo 11 exhibition lands in Sydney
Stand under an enormous Moon sculpture. See four billion-year-old Moon dust. Learn what on earth a feed horn is! It's all happening at the Powerhouse Museum.
Shoot (for) the stars: Awe-inspiring astrophotography
Take a trip across the universe with the 2019 Central West Astronomical Society Astrophotography Awards.
Moonwalk your way to The Dish
Do you swoon over the Moon? What if we told you that you can get up close and personal with space right here in Australia, in the middle of a ‘sheep paddock' in country NSW?
Rovers of the red planet
While the mission is over for the Opportunity and Spirit Mars Rovers, their legacy lives on and the allure of the red planet continues as we gear up for the next Mars Rover mission.
Keeping track for the European Space Agency
It’s been a big year in space for Australia! In 2019, we’ll be building on our experience to manage ESA’s New Norcia ground station in Western Australia – a first for an Australian organisation.
Listening out for alien worlds
Are we alone in the Universe? This question drives many of us to look to the stars. But rather than wait for aliens to drop by, researchers are looking for hints of life on other worlds.
Shooting stars: Amazing astronomy photographs
Check out the out-of-this-world winners of the 2017 CWAS David Malin astrophotography awards!