Space for new learn­ing

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - THE SAUCE -

FIFTY out­stand­ing stu­dents from around Aus­tralia have been awarded schol­ar­ships for the In­ter­na­tional Space Univer­sity’s South­ern Hemi­sphere Space Stud­ies Pro­gram at the Univer­sity of South Aus­tralia in 2019.

The stu­dents will learn about space sci­ence and ex­plo­ration, space ap­pli­ca­tions and ser­vices, space se­cu­rity, space law, hu­man space flight and more dur­ing the five-week sum­mer school pro­gram.

Mean­while, 408 school­girls from Aus­tralia and New Zealand will fly to Hous­ton in Texas to­day for an ex­clu­sive two-week NASA space school ex­pe­ri­ence.

They will re­pair a space sta­tion and land a rover on Mars in sim­u­lated mis­sions, con­struct and launch a rocket and pos­si­bly meet SA as­tro­naut Andy Thomas and space su­per­star Nicole Stott.

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