AURC Location and Launch Date

Exciting announcement! The inaugural AURC will be held in Queensland in association with Thunda Down Under (TDU) between April 18th - 21st of 2019! (

TDU is the largest rocketry event in the Southern Hemisphere with international participants and speakers from all over the world. Bring your rocket and challenge other universities to be crowned the winner of the AURC!

Registration is currently open:

International Women's Day - AYAA Alumni Jessica Todd

As we all celebrate International Women's Day, we recognise the achievements of all the women who have gone on from AYAA to accomplish incredible things. One example is current MIT graduate student, Jessica Todd, an AYAA alumni and previous Young Australian Space Leader scholarship holder. We asked her to reflect on her experiences:

My name is Jessica Todd, I am currently a Masters student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) working in the field of manned space flight, and I have been involved with the Australian Youth Aerospace Association (AYAA) for the past 6 years.