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Scholarships’ lasting value: sometimes it IS rocket science

In 2006, the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Scholarship recipient Dr Justin Hardi graduated with a double degree in science and aerospace engineering from the University of Adelaide. Today, Justin leads the Combustion Dynamics Group at the Institute of Space Propulsion of Germany’s national aeronautics and space research centre. “It’s my dream job,” Justin […]

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Andrea’s space mining mission

Mechatronic Engineering graduate, Andrea Boyd is part of a team in Belgium that rotated the entire International Space Station for science objectives. Driven by a desire to ‘understand the entire world’, 29-year-old Andrea has travelled, worked and studied in 50 countries across six continents and is currently helping to write the Space Mining roadmap – combining […]

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The sky’s no limit for Ashley

Only four weeks into his PhD, 22-year-old Aerospace Engineering graduate Ashley Chadwick helped lead a global team of accomplished international students to victory at the 2013 Caltech Space Challenge in Pasadena, California. The program, with support from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, brought together 30 students from various backgrounds and nationalities to participate in a space […]

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