Ponder the practical and legal minefields of extra-terrestrial exploration
As humanity ponders the viability of interplanetary settlement, the scale of near-Earth commercial and scientific endeavours is set to increase dramatically. From asteroid mining to space tourism, the sky is no longer the limit.
Science journalist and ABC Broadcaster Robyn Williams will lead our space specialists, from NASA scientists to archaeologists, in examining current and near-future operations in space and exploring the socio-legal challenges of who will control the final frontier.
This inspiring special event will include a presentation of the 2018 Queensland Women in STEM Prize: a national competition recognising pioneering women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths.
Robyn Williams is a science journalist and broadcaster resident in Australia who has hosted a variety of programs on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) including Ockham's Razor and the Science...View Profile
Doctor Jennifer Wiseman is a senior astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, where she serves as the senior project scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope. Her primary responsibility is...View Profile
Mrs Richard-Noca graduated in 1996 from the California Institute of Technology (USA) with a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. She worked at the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for 12...View Profile
Professor Andrew Dempster is Director of the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER) in the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)....View Profile
Alice Gorman is an internationally recognised leader in the field of space archaeology. She teaches in the International Space University’s Southern Hemisphere Space Program in Adelaide, and is a Senior...View Profile
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