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Astronaut Stories Australia is a keynote series of events run by the AIAA to bring the stories, passion and inspiration of the world's astronauts to life with evening talks and STEM workshops along the east coast.
Some of our recent events
Join us for a prominent networking opportunity to meet eminent professionals in the aerospace industry. You will meet potential future employees and find out about internship availabilities and where your career could take you.
Come along to our Internships Info Night to hear from students who have undertaken internships at NASA in America, Airbus in England and Sydney, Qantas in Sydney, and even done research right at home at UNSW!
"Stall" your studies – watch a movie with your fellow aeroheads! This is a free event with all welcome. Vote for your movie now!
The annual Careers Day hosted by UNSW Aviation Society and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) provides students with an opportunity to meet and interact with both individuals and companies in the aviation industry.
Launch back into the flow of semester with some thermodynamically superior sausages and hypothermal soft drinks! Free for all our members on Orgsync.
The AIAA University of Sydney Student Branch (USSB) is again hosting its biennial Canberra Tour and we are invited! Join us for a weekend away and visit some of the key aerospace facilities in Canberra
What new puzzles will New Horizons solve before the mission ends? Come and hear the story of recent science discoveries and the upcoming excitement as New Horizons heads towards the Keiper belt.
Are you starting to stress? Fear not people, we've got you covered! We've got a fantastic bunch of fourth year students that are keen to impart their knowledge and experience of third year design onto you!
Hoodies & T-shirts are back by popular demand for a limited time only. This is your last chance to order our 2017 merch with the phrase It's
not rocket science
Come visit us in week 1 for the official semester 2 Welcome Back Day! Come have a chat about our big plans for the semester and how you can get the most out of your time here.
Hear the details of the ground breaking science that was involved and was progressively evolved during the search and the ongoing analysis with refinements to drift modelling and signals analysis. Presented by our friends at RAeS.
Applications are now open for the 2017 Qantas Engineering Winter School Program. This is an amazing opportunity for aerospace students to apply their skills, develop connections and contribute to such an iconic Australian company.
Have the last blast with AIAA UNSW and your fellow aeroheads before we plunge into the upper examosphere for the next few weeks! $15 for Arc members through AIAA UNSW – limited number of tickets so get in quick!
Join the AIAA UNSW team! We are accepting nominations for the following positions on the AIAA UNSW Executive Committee and Subcommittee!
You loved our AIAA UNSW T-Shirt last year! You asked for more! Now, here we are... 2017 AIAA UNSW T-Shirts and Hoodies are on sale! Pre-purchase online so you don't miss out!
The Wings Over Illawarra airshow is coming up in May, and as a break from studies we have organised a group trip down for a weekend of aerobatics, plane spotting & hanging out with fellow aerospace students across the universities!
Our friends at the Royal Aeronautical Society (Sydney Branch) are hosting a talk from Warwick Holmes on the Rosetta mission. Come along for an fascinating night, friends and free pizza.
Interested in rockets - or joining our new rocketry team project? Come join us at the NSW Rocketry Association’s launch day on Saturday 25th March. Watching model rockets, talking to experts and developing our team!
Our friends PAAS UTS are hosting a space panel night. Join a fantastic line-up of Australia’s space leaders as they discuss how and why Australia needs to get to space.
It's Yuri's Night!! So lets celebrate everything space, and what's a better way to do it than with a movie. We'll Have UFO shaped Pizzas and Astroid shaped Popcorn to go around.
AIAA UNSW, AIAA USSB & PAAS UTS have teamed up and have invited you to a welcome social night for everyone from the 3 universities to hang out, have fun and make some new friends
The AIAA Sydney Section are excited to announce an upcoming lecture presented by Dr Sanu Kainikara, who is currently working with the RAAF, and was formerly an Indian Air Force fighter pilot flying the MiG jets!
Our friends at The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) Sydney Branch are hosting their first social event of the year: Aeronautics – All in the Pub! The event will feature 8 eight-minute presentations - all relevant to the field of aeronautics.
Come and enjoy a free lunch with the other aero-heads at uni! Hear more about AIAA, and ask us about our upcoming events this semester! Monday, Globe Lawn UNSW
We will be running an EGM in week 3, with 2 executive positions on offer as well as free pizza for all. Join us in shaping the future of aerospace...at unsw at anyway!
Do you think you have what it takes to design our next AIAA UNSW T-Shirt? We're holding another competition this year to see what you guys can come up with!
The AIAA Sydney Section is excited to announce our first activity of 2017 for our Sydney members, a showing of “Hidden Figures” at Hoyts Broadway followed by dinner and drinks at a local bar.
Martyn Potts, Engine Fleet Manager, will introduce the Qantas power plants by fleet and will cover how Qantas monitor, analyse maintain their engines, as well as cover job opportunities at Qantas in the Fleet Engine silo/unit.
The Sydney Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society is hosting a presentation by Mr David Lau, Head of Engineering, Jetstar, discussing the introduction and operation of the Boeing 787
Interested in how you can use UAVs, a.k.a. drones, for your business? Join us as we discuss the numerous aspects of the UAV industry, from hardware manufacturers, through to operators, end users and regulators.
The Cassini mission’s findings have revolutionized our understanding of Saturn, its complex rings, the amazing assortment of moons and the planet’s dynamic magnetic environment.
The Royal Aeronautical Society is hosting its 58th Annual Sir Charles Kingsford Smith Memorial Lecture / Dinner, celebrating the society’s 150th Anniversary and 100 years of the Boeing Company.
At the AIAA UNSW’s Annual General Meeting, our next executive committee will be elected, and of course there will be free pizza for lunch! Anyone who is an Aerospace Engineering undergraduate student is eligible to be a club executive!
The UNSW Branch of the AIAA has organised a FREE site visit to Qantas Engineering exclusively for AIAA members! On this half-day guided tour, we will see the engine workshop and an get to visit an A380 undergoing maintenance.
In this presentation, Dr Olsen will argue that it ought to be possible to reduce the fuel consumption of an aircraft by hybridizing the powertrain.
The AIAA UNSW student branch is pleased to present the Thesis Inspiration Night. If you’re an undergraduate student looking to begin Thesis in 2017 in aerospace engineering and related industries, then this is the event for you.
AIAA UNSW will be going on a tour of the Optus satellite telecommunications array & ground station in Belrose (Northern Beaches)!
Join us for an enjoyable evening of networking with Australia\u2019s eminent Aerospace professionals. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to meet future employers, look at career prospects and find out about internship opportunities.
This is a FREE BBQ with FREE drinks! So bring along all of your friends who share your interest in aerospace! Come and meet other like-minded enthusiasts of space and aviation.
The AIAA Sydney Section is delighted to host Dr. Randi Wessen, who has been an employee of the California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1984 and is the A-Team Lead Study Architect for JPL’s Innovation Foundry.
The AIAA Sydney Section has organised a fantastic line up of speakers to describe the exploits of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA’s latest robotic exploration of the solar system.
Let’s take off into semester two with this rendezvous with AIAA UNSW! This is a FREE BBQ with FREE drinks! So bring along all of your friends who share your interest in aerospace!
The AIAA Sydney Section has organised a site visit to 6th Aviation Regiment of the Australian Army. 6th Aviation Regiment based at Holsworthy Barracks, Sydney will be hosting a site tour of hangar facilities and engineering activities within Army Aviation.
The UNSW Branch of the AIAA has organised a FREE site visit to Qantas Engineering exclusively for AIAA members! On this half-day guided tour, we will see the engine workshop and two hangars, one of which will have an A380 where we will get to have a walk-through!