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Moon to Earth: WA to host space communications station

October 12, 2020

An optical communications station capable of receiving high-speed data transmissions from space is set to be built in Western Australia. The advanced communications ground station will be able to receive data from spacecraft anywhere between low-Earth orbit and the surface of the Moon. It has the potential to support ground-breaking space projects, including NASA’s Artemis mission to land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024.

Moon to Earth: WA to host space communications station

Cosmic bursts unveil Universe’s missing matter

May 27, 2020

Astronomers have used mysterious fast radio bursts to solve a decades-old mystery of ‘missing matter’, long predicted to exist in the Universe but never detected—until now.

Cosmic bursts unveil Universe’s missing matter

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