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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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“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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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