The new space age

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This week, space made headlines as the Australian Space Agency announced an Australian-made rover would be sent to the moon on an upcoming NASA space mission.

 

For a few years, the government and private industry have been ramping up Australia's space industry. However, many people still do not know much about why Australia is jumping into space when other countries have been in the game much longer.

 

ANU InSpace Director, Prof Anna Moore, was interviewed by the ABC News Video Lab about why there is so much talk about space, why countries worldwide want their citizens to colonise the moon, and why it matters to all Australians.

 

Watch it now to get a great idea of how space will change your life!

 

 

Contacts

Kathleen Sweetapple
Contact email:inspace@anu.edu.au
Contact phone:02 6125 0065