Rover’s eye view
NASA releases thrilling film of Perseverance landing.
In a staggering series of images that allow viewers to relive landing day from a new perspective, NASA’s Perseverance...
Mars news all good
Data indicate all systems fine and helicopter Ingenuity working as expected.
Less than a day after NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully landed, the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), in...
Perseverance pays off
NASA rover successfully down in Jezero Crater on Mars.
It started with the type of chatter you might hear from someone setting up a complex sound system. “Voice check, ...
Throwback: When Perseverance launched
Three missions, three countries, one destination.
With the Mars rover Perseverance ready to touch down on the surface of Mars in less than 24 hours, here is a throwbac...
Explainer: Titan’s chemistry
Atomic-force microscopy allows new understanding of Saturn’s moon.
New research from the Astrophysical Journal has identified some of the intricate molecules and reactions happening on...
New probes on Mars
Here’s what we know so far from trips to the red planet.
By Tanya Hill, Museums Victoria Three new spacecraft are due to arrive at Mars this month, ending their seven-mont...
Humans’ looming return to the lunar surface has set scientists thinking.
With NASA gearing up for a possible return to the Moon as soon as 2024 (and other countries not far behind), scientis...
Is this most valuable five grams on the planet?
There’s nothing quite as pleasurable as exceeding expectations. Japanese scientists have peeked inside the sample ...
Swinburne aims high
Australian university joins space race with new technology and industry institute.
Specialists at Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology are already working on an interplanetary refuelling sta...
To orbit… and beyond?
South Australia to be first Australian state to send a satellite into space.
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall today announced a $6.5 million partnership with the growing South Australian...
Hayabusa2 capsule and cargo are back
Outback light show, then scientists leap into action.
A little bit of outer space is temporarily in South Australia. A team from the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agen...
Rolling out the red dirt carpet
South Australia ready to welcome home Hayabusa2.
In the dusty red heart of the South Australian outback, a small town with an explosive past is waiting for a delivery...