Australia just flew its own ‘vomit comet’. It’s a big deal for zero-gravity space research
Last month, a two-seater SIAI-Marchetti S.211 jet took off from Essendon Fields Airport in Melbourne with an expert aerobatic pilot at the controls and a case full of scientific experiments in the passenger seat.
Looking up: RMIT launches Space Industry Hub
Industry experts have gathered to officially launch the RMIT Space Industry Hub and celebrate an exciting chapter of industry collaboration on applied space research.
Boeing and RMIT partner to build space manufacturing capability
Australian space manufacturing will take a giant leap thanks to Boeing’s expertise in space product development and RMIT’s world-leading research in advanced manufacturing.
Next gen 3D printed catalysts to propel hypersonic flight
Ultra-efficient 3D printed catalysts could help solve the challenge of overheating in hypersonic aircraft and offer a revolutionary solution to thermal management across countless industries.
Mini radar could scan the Moon for water and habitable tunnels
A miniature device that scans deep below ground is being developed to identify ice deposits and hollow lava tubes on the Moon for possible human settlement.
Space Industry Hub set to launch Victorian expertise into global markets
A new Space Industry Hub at RMIT will connect local business and research to global opportunities in space technology.
Flying the flag for diversity
RMIT alumnus Björn Jahncke works as a project and change management consultant at Lufthansa Systems in Germany where he also volunteers as team lead for partnerships for Diversifly – Lufthansa Group’s LGBTIQA+ network.
Holiday or hassle: everything you need to know about the Federal Government’s cheap flights
Australians are expected to scramble today for nearly 800,000 half-price fares offered by the Federal Government today to stimulate the economy.
Successful trials show way forward to making quieter drone propellers
Researchers have published a study revealing their successful approach to designing much quieter propellers.
Successful engine test brings Australian space launch capability a step closer
An Australian research consortium has successfully tested a next generation propulsion system that could enable high-speed flight and space launch services.
RMIT project wins US Navy innovation prize grant
An RMIT-led group has been awarded a share of $1.5 million to develop new diamond-fibre magnetic sensors.
New podcast explores how law makes our world a better place
A new podcast takes listeners behind the scenes with leading international lawyers to reveal the machinations of war, peace and human rights.
Sensors to spot the sweetest summer fruit
Researchers are trialling new sensor technology with local fruit growers to reveal how ripe and sweet the fruit is without even taking a bite.
Tackling turbulent times: The transformation of the aviation sector
There's no question of the global impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the aviation sector, being one of the first sectors to bear the brunt of the crisis as the pandemic evolved.
Global 3D printing partnership to boost local manufacturing
RMIT University is partnering with Europe’s leading 3D printing institute to support the transformation of Australian manufacturing.
Australian collaboration to deliver world-leading gyroscope technology
Australian researchers and industry partners will collaborate to design and manufacture the world’s most precise, compact and cost-effective gyroscope, in a new $8.7 million project.