But unis are looking at the stars

Space is the applied research go, again

Swinburne U announces its Space Technology and Industry Institute, which will work on an “interplanetary refuelling station on the Moon” among other projects. It’s an important step forward in the ongoing growth and development of the Australian space industry, Swinburne states.

And Curtin U has $500 000 from the WA Government for its “bid to launch miniature spacecraft for deep-space missions.”

Plus, UWA announces its International Space Centre, “to seize new opportunities for knowledge transfer, technology development, impactful research and education in the space sector.”