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ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, UAVs & Their Applications

15 / 03 / 2022

The CUAVA Engineering team have just taken delivery of the engineering model of a Charge Exchange Thruster, developed under project 1.1 by CUAVA post-doctoral researcher, Dr Richard Bowden-Reid.

08 / 02 / 2022

Congratulations to the Australian Centre for Space Engineering and Research (ACSER) on being awarded an ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities grant to fund development of a new Australian Spacecraft Innovation Laboratory.

25 / 01 / 2022

Congratulations to the Waratah Seed WS-1 Payload Competition Winners! The Waratah Seed launch date is now confirmed as April 2023, CUAVA look forward to supporting with the Waratah Seed project and the WS-1 Payload Competition Winning Teams on integration of their payloads into the WS-1 satellite platform over the coming months.

08 / 10 / 2021
CUAVA-1 successfully deployed into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) on 6 October at 21:55 (Aust.EDT).  The event was live-streamed by JAXA and CUAVA Director, Iver Cairns, was on hand to give the 'Go/No go' call for deployment. A link to the JAXA live-stream recording follows. CUAVA-1 has been on board the ISS awaiting deployment since Space-X Cargo Dragon module on a resupply mission docked with the International Space Station on August 30. The CUAVA...
07 / 09 / 2021

CUAVA-1 is in space!

07 / 09 / 2021

Waratah Seed are now inviting Commercial Clients to ride-share on the WS-1 CubeSat mission in 2022.

06 / 09 / 2021

Commercial Client and Payload Competition Q&A sessions

28 / 08 / 2021
The SpaceX launch scheduled for 28 August 2021 that was set to take CUAVA-1 to the International Space Station has been postponed until 29 August 5:14pm Australian EST. The CUAVA team will be online again showing the launch live-stream and taking audience questions about CUAVA-1, payloads, and our plans for the future. Join us again to see CUAVA-1 off! Click on the button to join the webinar at 5.00pm Sunday 29 August 2021. Don't forget to...
26 / 08 / 2021
Australian satellite on countdown to launch from Cape Canaveral. CUAVA-1 will carry experimental payloads for deployment from the International Space Station. CUAVA-1, an Australian designed and built spacecraft, will be launched onboard a Space-X Falcon 9 SpX-23 rocket this Saturday, 28 August 2021. Scheduled launch time is 5.37pm AEST, from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. A lead project of the Australian Research Council Training Centre for CubeSats, Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles and their...
24 / 08 / 2021

CUAVA, in partnership with Wolfpack Space Hub, are pleased to announce the launch of the Waratah Seed Space Qualification Mission WS1 Payload Competition, Australia’s first cube satellite ride-share opportunity.

23 / 08 / 2021

Join the CUAVA team for the live space launch of CUAVA-1. We will be holding a public webinar to celebrate the successful development of CUAVA-1 and to show the live-stream SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral on the August 28th, 2021 (Australian EST).

13 / 08 / 2021

Professor Cairns will be speaking at the 2021 Einstein Lecture When: Tues August 17 Time: 6:30pm online Professor iver Cairns will be speaking at the 2021 Einstein Lecture which is presented this year by the School of Physics at UNSW as part of National Sciences Week.