#Space communications tracking
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.
Kick the tires and light the fires: our science is taking off at the Avalon Airshow
We’re up where we belong at the Avalon Airshow, showing off our breakthrough research in the aerospace industry.
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.
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.
Explosions in the sky: ASKAP detects 20 new Fast Radio Bursts
It took the world's telescopes 10 years to find approximately 20 FRBs. Using ASKAP, a team of Aussie scientist have been able to find 20 in one year.
Space: Australia’s next Moon shot
We’re looking to the stars with our space roadmap, helping to chart the course for Australia’s future in space.
Fancy yourself an expert stargazer? We’ve got the quiz for you!
ABC’s Stargazing Live returns to our screens over three nights in May, and Wed 23 May is your chance to join an ABC Stary Party and be an astronomer for a night
Few Australians know the unique role the country plays in the global space network
Australia is positioned perfectly to look up into the centre of the galaxy — something you can’t do from many other parts of the world. That outstanding location and our world-class capability in space science underpins a phenomenal contribution to international space programs.
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.