For just on a decade, Dr Sarah Pearce has been leading the Space Science division at the CSIRO – Australia’s science agency. Now she’s moving over to the Australian arm
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As the most detailed map of the universe is revealed, we’ve learnt that the Milky Way isn’t unusual and Curiosity has snapped some pretty cool cloud formations on Mars…
We’re taking you to the front row of astronomical observing – weather permitting – for 2021’s Total Lunar Eclipse. Thanks to the Scenic Rim Astronomy Association.
As Virgin Galactic celebrates it’s third flight, and first from New Mexico, Australia’s Air Force officially launches Space Division and Dr Brad and Matt preview this week’s Total Lunar Eclipse.
It was their twentieth launch of the Electron rocket. Unfortunately for only the third time the entire payload and second stage was lost due to an anomaly. Jonathan McDowell, space
As China’s lander touches down in the Utopia Planitia basin on Mars, a Russian film announces it’ll be racing to film on the Space Station against Tom Cruise’s project and
Earlier this week OSIRIS-REx, NASA’s asteroid sample return mission, successfully “pushed off” from Bennu to begin it’s thirty month journey home. Project Scientist Jason Dworkin beams back into Trekzone to
We’re Talkin’ Science in week 18 of 2021… Dr Brad’s here with details of Blue Origin’s auction of a seat on their forthcoming New Shepard lunch – someone will get
We were live this morning as the booster stage of China’s latest Long March 5B to launch returned to Earth. Space archaeologist Professor Alice Gorman, spaceflight commentator Jonathan Gorman and
Nick Swainston is our guest on this edition of Talkin’ Science. With the help of some machine learning and a good pair of analytical eyes he discovered what’s been called
Following the successful launch and orbital insertion of the first stage of their Tiangong space station, China’s Long March 5B rocket booster is about to befall the same fiery end
Remembering Michael. Apollo 11’s command module pilot Michael Collins passes away age 90. Extending Ingenuity. The Martian helicopter gets a mission extensions and new directive to aid it’s rover sibling
Recently new analysis of Pioneer data from Venus indicated the presence of pphosphine in the atmosphere. That’s usually a precursor to life, but as Dr McKemmish explains – there’s actually
As Perseverance works to convert carbon dioxide in the Martian atmosphere to oxygen in a critical experiment for future crewed missions, Ingenuity flies again – further and longer than the
As Ingenuity flies for just under forty seconds on Mars, President Biden pledges another $1.5 billion to the NASA coffers, former Shuttle Commander Pamela Melroy receives a nomination to the
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