The Australian Space Agency was launched last year in a bid to grow the nation’s space industry.
But to achieve its goal of creating 20,000 new jobs in the sector by 2030, we’ll need a whole new generation of space professionals, and that includes inspiring more young women to join the STEM sector.
A team of NASA and Australian space industry leaders is currently on a tour of Australia to do just that.
Susan Finley, test engineer, Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA
Lucy Keane, student, Xavier College in Western Sydney
Producer: Jessica Hill