Space is vital for Australia’s future and we can’t rely on other countries for it, scientist warns

March 28th, 2022

ABC Online, Other, 26/03/2022, Dominic Cansdale
The development of a self-sufficient space industry is as vital to Australia’s future as electricity was last century, according to a scientist who collaborated on NASA’s Mars Rover missions. Key points: But Professor Paulo de Souza said more work would be needed to develop an adequately skilled labour force. […] Students need hands-on experience Professor de Souza helped design a sensor used in NASA’s Mars Rover missions 20 years ago as a PhD student, before going on to work for the CSIRO.

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