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Cuberider: Australia’s first payload to the ISS

February 7, 2018

Sarah Reeves
Almost exactly a year ago, the Museum was approached by Sydney start-up Cuberider with an unusual offer. In December 2016 Cuberider had launched Australia’s first ever payload to the International Space Station (ISS) – a Raspberry Pi computer used to run science experiments designed by high school students around the country.

30 Years on Orbit

April 30, 2011

Kerrie Dougherty
In my blog post on April 12, to mark the 50th anniversary of the first person in space, I referred to the fact that that same date was also the anniversary of the first flight of the US Space Transportation System, generally known as the Space Shuttle.