Partnerships

The RSAA is involved in a variety of collaborative partnerships with other research and technology organisations around Australia and internationally.

Giant Magellan Telescope

Australian astronomers, engineers, and technologists are part of an international partnership to design and build the world’s most powerful telescope: the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). With a...

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CAASTRO: Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics

ANU is a partner in the Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO). This research collaboration has been awarded $20.6 million in funding between 2011-2018 by the Australian Research...

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Electro Optic Systems Pty. Ltd.

EOS operates the Satellite Laser Ranging observatory at Mt Stromlo. RSAA and EOS are partners in a joint venture to develop adaptive optics technologies for GMT and for monitoring space debris.

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Gemini Observatory

Australia is a partner in the multi-national Gemini Observatory, which operates two of the world's most powerful telescopes: the twin Gemini telescopes in Hawaii and Chile. The Australian Gemini...

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Planetary Science Institute

The ANU Planetary Science Institute (PSI) is a joint venture of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES). The research mission of the PSI is...

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Space Environment Research Centre (SERC)

The CRC for Space Environment Management (SEMCRC),  managed by the Space Environment Research Centre (SERC) has been established to build on Australian and international expertise in measurement,...

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Harvard/Smithsonian & Max Planck Institute for Astronomy

HAT-South is a joint project between ANU, the Harvard/Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA), and the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA), to search for extra-solar planetary systems.

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ANU Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES)

RSAA hosts a suite of precision gravimeters operated by RSES, is collaborating on future gravity gradient satellite design technologies, and hosts a seismic station operated on behalf of the French...

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ANU Research School of Physics and Engineering (RSPE)

RSAA is working closely with RSPE to develop a next-generation plasma thruster for deep space probes and for de-orbiting satellites at the ends of their lifetimes.

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ViPAC Engineers & Scientists Pty Ltd

RSAA is partnering with ViPAC to develop a Greenhouse Gas Monitor (GGM) satellite system.

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Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum

ANU is working with the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington DC to define a future Australian National Space and Astronomy Museum at Mount Stromlo.

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Victorian Space Science Education Centre (VSSEC)

RSAA works with VSSEC in support of secondary education in the physical sciences, in particular by sponsoring competitions and other activities.

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Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO)

ANU hosts the AAO, a facility of the government Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education, at our Siding Spring Observatory campus in north-central New South Wales.

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Las Cumbres Observatory

At Siding Spring Observatory, RSAA partners with the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network (LCOGT.net), to host telescopes that are networked to observing instruments in the USA, Spain,...

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University of New South Wales (UNSW)

At Siding Spring, ANU hosts the Automatic Patrol Telescope (APT) and Robotic Optical Transient Search Experiment (ROTSE) of the University of New South Wales.

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Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center

RSAA is partnering with the Polish Academy of Science’s Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center to search for extra-solar planets with the Solaris telescope project at Siding Spring Observatory.

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University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill

RSAA is partnering with UNC-Chapel Hill to install Panchromatic Robotic Optical Monitoring & Polarimetry Telescopes (PROMPT) at Siding Spring, to detect and study transient sources such as gamma-...

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iTelescope.net

RSAA is hosting a southern station of the iTelescope network at Siding Spring Observatory. These telescopes are available to amateurs and the general public over the internet.

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IPS Radio and Space Services

RSAA has partnered with IPS Radio and Space Services, a branch of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, to support the ionospheric monitoring station on the slope of Mount Stromlo.

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