Thursday, 18 January, 2018

Academics examining abuse and bullying in the Australian Defence Force say the military "desperately" needs to improve diversity in order to stamp out outdated attitudes and behaviours.

Thursday, 18 January, 2018

It was a fire so great it changed the nature of the atmosphere above it.

Tuesday, 19 December, 2017

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with the ACT Government, bringing the University of New South Wales Canberra (UNSW Canberra) city campus one step closer to fruition.

This shot was taken against star streaks with our Falcon space surveillance tracking telescope.
Wednesday, 6 December, 2017

UNSW Canberra Space has captured the first image of our satellite, the Buccaneer, in orbit.

UNSW Canberra Space Director Professor Russell Boyce said this shot was "taken against star streaks with our Falcon space surveillance tracking telescope”.

Professor Boyce said the double image of the satellite was caused by orbital elements.

Thursday, 30 November, 2017

The Canberra Times: Governments need better tools to analyse the impact of environmental factors on policy delivery in order to avoid high profile failures like the Rudd government's home insulation scheme, new research has shown.

Sunday, 26 November, 2017

Canberra scientists are taking the lead in Australia's push to join the space race. 

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017

Scientists from The University of New South Wales Canberra in Australia are taking the lead in the country's push to enter the space race. 

Sunday, 26 November, 2017

FINANCIAL REVIEW: A satellite put into space by a team in Canberra begins preparations for operation on Monday, at the same time as the ACT announces it's setting up a facility to develop space programs.

UNSW Canberra opens Australia’s first space mission design facility
Monday, 27 November, 2017

Australia’s first national space mission design facility was officially opened today by ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr at the University of New South Wales Canberra (UNSW Canberra).

UNSW Canberra Space director, Russell Boyce says the new Australian National Concurrent Design Facility (ANCDF) complements Australian National University's spacecraft test facilities and means Canberra now has the capability to develop space missions from start to finish.

Monday, 27 November, 2017

UNSW Canberra has launched its first miniature satellite into orbit from the United States, achieving another important milestone in growing Australia’s space sector.

 The Buccaneer cube satellite, which was jointly developed by UNSW Canberra and Defence Science Technology scientists, is now undergoing preliminary testing in orbit.

 Launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the Buccaneer has attained a stable orbit, with scientists and engineers able to successfully communicate with the spacecraft, obtaining telemetry. 

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