Australian satellites that will improve the nation's weather forecasting will shoot into space on the back of an American rocket today, with the help of a small team of experts in the Northern Territory.
Plans to develop a spaceport to launch suborbital satellites from on Aboriginal-owned land in East Arnhem Land are underway and the ABC has been told the project is on track, with a rocket potentially in the air this dry season. But could the site function like a rocket airport for organisations like NASA?
A Gold Coast firm is set to become the second Queensland company in less than six months to launch a test rocket as the race for space heats up across the nation.
Humans have done a remarkable job of making their presence felt on Earth, and now we're spreading to outer space. In doing so we've given rise to a fertile new profession: space archaeology.
A crewless capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX program successfully returns to earth after visiting the International Space Station, raising prospects for human space flight from US soil once more.
Scientists and engineers have reached a major milestone by completing important designs for world's biggest radio telescope, based in Western Australia.
They are the most highly-trained pilots in the world, but six months in space reduces astronauts' driving skills to that of an L-plater.