The Australian space industry is a multidisciplinary domain that needs a broad range of people with diverse skill sets to help it grow and transform. 

Manufacturing, research and development, and communications are just some of the areas that will support our space sector into the future. 

Explore over 30 space careers across five broad areas and find a role and study pathway that suits you. Then, begin your space career journey.

All job roles

Choose a job role and discover what kind of work is performed, how the role is different in the space sector, the skills, knowledge and experience you’ll need, and what to study.

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Space capability in Australia

a poster of multiple space professionals

Space careers booklet

This resource covers all the space careers we talk about online, and can be downloaded by students, teachers or parents to read, share or use in the classroom.

Space Careers Quiz

Which space career is right for you?

Navigate a day on the Moon in our short interactive quiz to find out which role best suits your strengths.

Take the quiz

Our department recognises the First Peoples of this Nation and their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to the lands, waters, seas, skies, and communities.

We Acknowledge First Nations Peoples as the Traditional Custodians and Lore Keepers of the oldest living culture and pay respects to their Elders past and present. We extend that respect to all First Nations Peoples.