AYAF Brisbane Applications Open

Student and leader applications have opened for this year's Australian Youth Aerospace Forum in Brisbane! Head to ayaa.com.au/AYAF-Bris to apply.

Australia's Satellite Utilisation Policy

Today, Senator Lundy released Australia’s Satellite Utilisation Policy at Mt Stromlo Observatory. You can download it from the Space website (space.gov.au) or download it directly from here: http://space.gov.au/Documents/Australias-satellite-utilisation-policy.pdf

Yuri's Night trivia event - Brisbane

The 12th April 1961 was the day when Yuri Gagarin became the first human to launch into space in his Vostok-1. This day is celebrated as Yuri's Night all over the globe. The AYAA Queensland committee along with QUT and ARCAA are hosting a Yuri's Night event on 12th April 2013. Come along for a fun space night which includes:

  • Space trivia (with prizes)
  • Documentary
  • Food and soft drinks

Register your team at ayaa.com.au/yuri, and visit the event page on Facebook.

Introducing the 2013 AYAA Committee

During the excitment that was the Australian International Airshow at Avalon, AYAA hosted its AGM. The results of that AGM were as follow:

Executive Committee
President - Craig Hattersley
Vice President - Peter Blyton
Secretary - Alexander Bowen-Rotsaert
Treasurer - Mohammad Othman

General Committee
QLD State Rep - Jessica Orr
NSW State Rep - Eren Gorur
VIC State Rep - Shivani Patel
WA State Rep - Akshay Malde
PR Officer - Jack Yeh
Systems Administrator - vacant

Three Australian Students Granted Opportunity to Attend International Space Conferences

We are pleased to announce three winners of the Australian Youth Aerospace Association - Space Generation Advisory Council (AYAA-SGAC) Australian Futures Scholarship! The winners, Utpreksha Somalwar, Jack Yeh and Abhijeet Kumar, will attend this year's Space Generation Congress and International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy.


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