Entries are now open to aspiring astronauts to be part of the 2023 Endeavour Scholarship Mission Team # 10 - TEAM AUSTRALIA at Space Camp in Alabama, USA.
Four young Australians aged 15-18 will experience hands-on astronaut training alongside students from around the world, fostering international collaboration for the next generation of explorers, innovators, and leaders in space.
To apply, Australian secondary students must create a three-minute video and one page summary that addresses the following challenge:
Commercial space travel and colonisation are the future. It is the year 2050. You must ensure that 35 people sustain life on a three-year journey to Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Create a system to address one of the following conditions for the crew: water/food, life support, propulsion, or solar radiation. Be practical, creative, and have fun!
The four winning entries will be selected by a panel of judges from the scholarship's Student Selection Committee and include:
• Professor Alan Duffy Director of the Space Technology and Industry Institute at Swinburne University
• Professor Bronwyn Fox Chief Scientist at CSIRO
• Professor Renae Sayers Deputy Director of the Space Science and Technology Centre at Curtin University
• Mani Thiru Head of Space and Satellite at Amazon Web Services
For more information: Submit your entry now!