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Australian Rover Challenge 2022

ARC UofA Rover arena

University students from across Australia tested their rovers by competing in a full-scale simulated lunar mission at the Australian Rover Challenge.

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Andy Thomas Space Scholarship with Playford Trust - watch this space

Andy Thomas, Astronaut

The Playford Trust and the Andy Thomas Space Foundation will partner to provide four $5000 scholarships for high-achieving school leavers hoping to study aerospace engineering at the University of Adelaide next year. Applications will open around September 2021 - watch this space!

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ECMS researchers finalists in the Australian Space Awards

Australian Space Awards

Congratulations to two of our ECMS researchers, Professor Volker Hessel and Professor Tat-Jun Chin who have been named as finalists in the 2021 Australian Space Awards.

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The Andy Thomas Space Foundation Education Fund Scholarships now open

Space satellite andy thomas

The Andy Thomas Space Foundation is offering a number of scholarships, awards and prizes to a value of $150,000 to undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers and doctoral candidates, and graduates and teachers. Various application closing dates.

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Australian Rover Challenge success

ARC UofA Rover arena

Held 27-28 March, the first ever Australian Rover Challenge gave university students' from across the country the opportunity to put their engineering skills to the test.

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Watch now: Prof Volker Hessel on the future of precious metals asteroid mining and extraction

Professor Volker Hessel, Deputy Dean (Research), shares his view of the current state of asteroid extraction technology in this first episode on the subject of asteroid mining with The Goldcast.

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Postponed: Australian Rover Challenge is coming to Adelaide

Grab your friends and enter the Australian-first challenge to design and build a Rover to compete in a full-scale simulated lunar mission at the University of Adelaide campus. Team registrations close 5 September.

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Aerospace research project grants - 3 available

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Adelaide Section will award three grants up to the value of $300 each for final year undergraduate university research projects based in Adelaide. Applications close Monday 8 July.

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