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ANU Institute for Space

The Australian National University Institute for Space is an initiative that creates opportunities for and co-invests in research, innovation and collaboration to supercharge Australia’s space capability.

ANU is home to world-class space infrastructure and world-leading space industry researchers from across many ANU Colleges and their Schools. We align our work and investment to the  Australian Space Agency's (ASA) priority themes to drive national action: Positioning, navigation and timing, Earth observation, Communications technologies and services, Situation awareness and debris monitoring, Leapfrog R&D, Robotics and automation, Access to space, as well as three other critical areas: Defence, Home Affairs and Science. 

Get in touch to learn more and meet our space experts. Together we’ll innovate to deliver space-ready missions.

18 Jun 2021

Two Mission Specialists awarded Moon to Mars Grants

Australia is behind Nasa's Moon to Mars mission and they want their researchers to be part of it. This week two InSpace Mission Specialists got funding to develop new technologies for future NASA space missions!

17 Jun 2021

ANU gets funding boost to help Aussie tech survive in space

Australia's spacecraft and satellites will better survive damaging radiation and extreme conditions thanks to $2.5 million in funding for improved space testing facilities at ANU.

InSpace ANU

10am 1 October 2021

Watch World Space Week events now!

Check out the Australian National University (ANU) and the ANU Institute for Space (InSpace) World Space Week suite of virtual events!