Event Broken Hill Science Week

The ‪World Record‬ stargazing results for a local event in ‪‎Broken Hill‬, NSW, Australia, on 21 August 2015 are now official!

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Mars MRO Planets

This image of dark lines on slopes on the surface of planet Mars have been interpreted as representing the seasonal flow of salty water.

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Orion Asteroid Mars

It looks like double-decker seating is in store for the astronauts who travel in the Orion spacecraft.

NASA’s new spacecraft will be used... Read more


Humanity’s most experienced spaceman was just launched into space from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a two day trip to the... Read more


How accurate must time be when testing Albert Einstein’s ideas about space-time?

At least to the accuracy of 1 second over 300 million... Read more


Hard work pays off.

On Saturday 25 July 2015 Outback Astronomy was awarded the Bronze (3rd) prize in "specialised tourism services" in the... Read more


We often talk about other planets in the galaxy during our sky shows.

It is therefore exciting when a new Earth-like planet is discovered... Read more


Josh Richards wants to go to Mars and never come back to Earth.

Outback Astronomy spoke to Josh briefly to explore his motivation for the... Read more

Astronomy Inspiration

Thank you to all people who have attended an Outback Astronomy sky show.

You're support has given us valuable experience in delivering... Read more

Space Mining & Asteroids

More rocket engine testing will happen in August 2015 as part of the long lead up to the manned mission to Mars.

The test by NASA in... Read more