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Australia’s New Space Industry

"Oh, do you want to go join NASA?" has become a tiresome question that people ask whenever I and other students mention our interest in joining the space industry. For most people, NASA simply is the only group that they know are working on space engineering and science. It seems inconceivable that Australia of...

Funding a space mission

Welcome back to my series on How to make a space mission! Previously, we talked about how making a space mission has never been easier and my preferred method for coming up with a space mission idea. Some of our more enterprising readers might've already come up with a few ideas for space missions! Now, ideas are...

Coming up with a space mission idea

Welcome back to my series on How to make a space mission! Last time we talked about how doing space activities has never been easier. CubeSats are making spacecraft cheaper and easier to make. Companies like Spaceflight and Nanoracks are making launch opportunities easier to access. And companies like SpaceX and Rocket Lab are reducing the costs of...