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Have you considered a space industry career? 

Discover the wide array of jobs available – from assembly technician to scientist, robotics engineer to educator, lawyer to CAD designer…

We give you insights into the skills and study pathways that can get you where you want to go.

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Imagine a career where your skills can help send a new-generation satellite into orbit.

Explore what a future in 2D and 3D design for the space sector could look like.

------- CAD drafters and designers

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Insights and inspiration from the field

Insights and inspiration from the field

Read personal career stories from people working in Australia's space industry; discover what they do and how they got there.

Explore career stories

“I'll never forget that I got to tell Sir Richard Branson his spaceship had finally made it to space.”

Enrico Palermo
Head of the Australian Space Agency

Read Enrico’s career story

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Kickstart your space career journey

Kickstart your space career journey

Discover some practical ways you can learn more, add to your resume and have some fun while you’re exploring your space career options or preparing for a role in the industry.

  • Activities to get started
  • Work experience and internships

Start building your space career

Key resources

Our key space career job roles and study pathways information is packaged up into downloadable PDFs that students, teachers or parents can easily browse through and keep as a handy reference.

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