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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.

4 Dec 2020

Here’s how ANU space researchers will revolutionise fitness to fly tests

We can study how Australian space tourists will fare in space, here on Earth.

26 Nov 2020

It’s been a year since bushfire smoke blanketed parts of Australia

With so many COVID-related headlines, it’s easy to forget that about a year ago, the first bushfire smoke of the 2019-2020 bushfire season rolled in.

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!