BLUEsat UNSW team members working on an ADCS board.BLUEsat UNSW with McGill Robotics and Queens Space Engineering Team at the European Rover Challenge with the BLUEtongue Rover and McGill's Rover.Two members of BLUEsat UNSW's rover team holding prototype wheels in front of our CNCBLUEsat UNSW's stratospheric balloon team launching a balloon.Mylinh Ngyuen holds up here custom power protection PCB which is attached to the Rover ArmBLUEsat Ground station antennas at sunset on the roof of the UNSW Electrical Engineering Building

Join Us

Be a part of BLUEsat’s Space Community

BLUEsat has been one of the longest running society of the University of New South Wales for more than 20 years. Become part of a community rich in experience and knowledge with a keen focus on innovation and hand’s on activities. Our multi-disciplinary teams collaborate to build unique projects that are mentored by academic professionals with a strong interest in our personal development.

Gaining real world experience, learning industry skills from senior team members and applying course work material to space-based projects provides an exciting opportunity to discover something new!

Opportunities may include:

  • International experience and overseas travel – OWR team sends team members to Poland for the European Rover Challenge
  • Space related event invitations – get connected to leaders in the industry with exposure to upcoming events
  • Board games events – get connected to a great community of like minded space lovers
  • Executive team leadership – become a leader in the community and attend ARC leadership training programs

Who is eligible?

We welcome all UNSW undergraduate students from first year through to sixth year. Our roles include opportunities in engineering, management, marketing and finance.

If you’re a UNSW student with a passion for space-related operations, satellites, robotics or ground station projects then we’d love to welcome you as part of our team. We also provide experience for our growing operations team involved in securing sponsorship and media outreach.

When do you meet?

BLUEsat meets every Saturday from 10:30am to 4:30pm at UNSW Sydney’s Kensington Campus (excluding UNSW Shutdown Period). This is when much of the society’s work gets done, and we also hold regular social events every few Saturday evenings.

How do I join?

We’re all about sharing ideas, innovating and checking out the latest events in the space sector. Want to get on board? Express your interest now and get ready for 2020 orientation dates.

Our upcoming orientation date is to be announced, but is expected to occur within the first few weeks of Term 1, 2020.

Please fill out our expression of interest form or send an e-mail to!