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 Lecturer in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Flinders University. Dr Gorman’s research focuses on the archaeology and heritage of space exploration, including space junk, planetary landing sites, off-earth mining, rocket launch pads, and antennas. She is a member of the Advisory Council of the Space Industry Association of Australia, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
Dr Gorman’s writing has been selected four times for the Best Australian Science Writing Anthology, and in 2016 and 2017 she was shortlisted for the Bragg Prize in Science Writing. She tweets as @drspacejunk and blogs at Space Age Archaeology.