Latest news from the InSpace team.

University of Southern Queensland Vice-Chancellor Professor Geraldine Mackenzie, iLAuNCH Executive Director Darin Lovett and Assistant Minister for Education, Senator Anthony Chisholm

iLAuNCH to blaze a trail in space research

On 6 July, the Assistant Education Minister officially launched iLAuNCH, a trailblazer collaboration in space research which will boost Australia’s position in the global space economy, drive innovation and develop a new generation of space leaders.

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ANU InSpace Team on stage at the Australian Space Awards, receiving the Academic Institute of the Year award

30 May 2023

ANU InSpace Named Academic Institute of the Year at the 2023 Australian Space Awards

On 17 May, the ANU InSpace team traveled to Sydney to attend the Australian Space Summit and Space Awards, hosted by Space Connect, at the International Convention Centre in scenic Darling Harbour. We were honoured to be named Academic Institute of the Year, along with other awards for our team members.

ANU InSpace team with JAXA visitors

8 May 2023

JAXA Visits ANU InSpace

Dr Masaki Fujimoto, Deputy Director of ISAS (Institute of Space and Astronautical Science) from JAXA: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, along with his colleague Ms Sakiko Kamesaki, visited ANU InSpace on 8 May 2023.

group shot of NSQN Industry Workshop attendees

17 Mar 2023

We have liftoff! The NSQN has officially launched.

After a successful two-day Industry Workshop at ANU, the National Space Qualification Network is officially launched.

Team ACT at Avalon Booth

6 Mar 2023


ANU InSpace spent the week at AVALON 2023 - Australian International Airshow Aerospace and Defence Exposition.

21 Dec 2022

ANU Joins the NSW Space Research Network

We have some exciting news to share – InSpace has been successful in making ANU part of the Space Research Network (SRN), which will bring the ACT and NSW space research sectors together and offer excellent research funding opportunities.

ANU InSpace showcase 2022 audience

22 Nov 2022

Inaugural InSpace Showcase 2022

The inaugural InSpace Showcase was a hit! In just one hour, the ANU Institute for Space showcased three of our flagship missions through a multidisciplinary lens. Monday 21 November 2022 saw an audience of over 120 people arrive at the ANU Kambri to listen to the latest space news.

Women in Space Morning Tea

5 Oct 2022

Women in Space Morning Tea Sold Out!

ANU InSpace and Women in Aviation/Aerospace Australia hosted the first-ever 'Women in Space Morning Tea' to celebrate World Space Week.

A full moon over Artemis in Florida. Photo credit: NASA/Cory Huston
How glass is critical for the future of secure communication

19 Aug 2022

How glass is critical for the future of secure communication

The theme of this year's National Science Week is 'Glass: More than meets the eye.' To develop the next generation of communication, glass is critical.

Australia seen from space

21 Jul 2022

ANU space researchers set to add expertise to critical Defence projects

ANU InSpace is joining partners like Airbus to support the development and space qualification of mature leap-ahead technologies for the Australian Defence Force.