News: NASA

Researchers on a mission from the Moon to Mars


Research that could help materials be found in space more easily, enable satellites to swarm together and extend the reach of telecommunications is being kick-started by new funding. The projects, headed by scientists at the University of Adelaide, will contribute to investigating the feasibility of deep space exploration to destinations such as Mars.

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Students’ lunar rovers go head-to-head

NASA Rover

This weekend teams of students from around the country will compete in the inaugural Australian Rover Challenge held at the University of Adelaide. Students will put their lunar rovers which they have designed and built themselves, to the test in a series of missions performed on a recreation of the surface of the Moon.

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Robotics students face final challenge

NASA Robotics  Challenge team

A team of undergraduate and honours students from the University of Adelaide has been selected to go through to the final stage of the NASA Space Robotics Challenge. They are the only Australian team to have made it through to the final.

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