ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, UAVs & Their Applications

10 / 05 / 2021

The Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) Council has announced that they will confer an Honorary Member Award on CUAVA Director, Professor Iver Cairns, at their Annual General Meeting this coming August.

05 / 05 / 2021

CUAVA has been named as a finalist in the Space Connect Australian Space Awards 2021 for the following categories: 

10 / 02 / 2021

CUAVA researchers Eleanor Bruce, Alex Jones, KC Wong and Kevin Davies in collaboration with DST researcher Doug Cato (DST), Tomonori Hu (NSW Smart Sensing Network), industry partner Paul Barber (ArborCarbon), Elaine Baker (MSI) and Scott Sheehan (MMR), have recently received funding to solve a challenge posed by the Government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) to automate the detection of whales at sea.

01 / 12 / 2020

The Australian Space Awards showcases the best and brightest in Australia’s space industry.  This year the University of Sydney has been named Academic Institution of the Year at the 2020 Australian Space Awards.   “The award recognises the achievements of space engineering teaching and research at the University of Sydney since 2001,” said event organiser, SpaceConnect.

28 / 08 / 2020

CUAVA Students win Innovation Challenge with their new generation satellite navigation system, CROSS.

11 / 08 / 2020

Vote now for the CROSS Star Tracker project in the Student Innovation Challenge. CROSS is a star tracker project led by CUAVA project students in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical, and Mechatronic Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Sydney, in collaboration with the ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, UAVs & their Applications (CUAVA). The project is led by Joshua Critchley-Marrows, under the supervision of CUAVA CIs, Dr. Xiaofeng…

21 / 06 / 2020

Saber Astronautics is starting a new program to open source software to connect satellites to mission control centres.  Called the Open Source Space Operations project, or “OSSO”, the aim is to make it easier for new space companies to rapidly deploy their missions.  

19 / 06 / 2020

Saber Astronautics, partners in the ARC Training Centre CUAVA, have been awarded a $6 Million grant by the Department of Industry, Science, Innovation, and Resources in conjunction with the Australian Space Agency for the development of Australia’s Mission Control Centre. This project received grant funding from the Australian Government’s Space Infrastructure Fund.

24 / 04 / 2020

GIS dashboard linking COVID-19 reports with socio-economic disadvantage across NSW developed by CUAVA researchers

31 / 03 / 2020

CUAVA PhD student, Alex Jones, reports on her fieldwork in Jervis Bay studying whale migration.

14 / 02 / 2020

After a rigorous judging process, 128 finalists have been named across 22 categories for this year’s Australian Space Awards.

31 / 01 / 2020
Reported by CUAVA PhD Student, Mr. Naif Alsalem. On January 28th CUAVA hosted a talk by Sachidananda R. Babu, Technology Program Manager at NASA Earth Science Technology Office.  Mr. Babu engaged in scientific discussions led by Prof. Iver Cairns along with CUAVA researchers and Partners which centered on CUAVA’s current projects in the field of CubeSats, NIR compact imagers and Space & UAV-based instruments. Mr Babu highlighted some of the cutting-edge Earth Observation technology developed...