Australia has given Japan official approval to land the sample-return module of its Hayabusa2 spacecraft on Australian soil in December.
Perth’s Joseph Banks Secondary College will get a new building featuring a space learning centre as part of a $16.1m government-funded upgrade.
Here’s what you’ll find in the Sep/Oct 2020 issue of Australian Sky & Telescope magazine — on sale now.
Sixty years old and still going strong, Parkes legacy of crucial astronomical discoveries has been recognised with National Heritage List status.
Two hard-to-find meteorites have been located in Western Australia’s remote Nullarbor Plain desert, thanks to Desert Fireball Network cameras.
NASA’s latest and most ambitious mission to Mars was launched successfully on Friday, beginning a seven-month journey to the Red Planet.
Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft, carrying samples of asteroid Ryugu, will parachute to a landing at Woomera in South Australian in December 2020.
Australia’s investment in astronomy and its hosting of two of the world’s most powerful telescopes means it is well placed to contribute to more big breakthroughs.