TRANSCRIPT Interview – Weekend Today

Topics: Hayabusa2 E&OE: Rebecca Maddern: In breaking news, a Japanese spacecraft has been found after it ploughed through Earth’s atmosphere and landed in the South Australian desert this morning. For more on this, we are joined by astrophysicist Professor Alan Duffy from Swinburne University and the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews. Hello…

NASA’S GLOBE EDUCATION PROGRAM RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA

Students and teachers from across Australia will once again have the opportunity to participate in a NASA sponsored international science and education program. NASA and the Australian Space Agency have signed a cooperative agreement to re-engage in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program. This worldwide initiative provides a unique opportunity…

BUILDING MISSION CONTROL CENTRE

Australia’s first Mission Control Centre is one step closer to lift off with local company Saber Astronautics chosen to establish the state-of-the-art space hub in Adelaide. The Mission Control Centre will provide facilities for space businesses and researchers to control satellite and space missions, and include a live link to the International Space Station so…