Sky Hopping with Australia’s First Space Telescope

SkyHopper has been featured in an article on The University of Melbourne’s Pursuit blog, written by Principal Investigator Michele Trenti. The piece discusses some of the challenges of engineering a space telescope that needs to fit in a shoebox, as well as the technological advances that are leading to the emergence of a smaller breed of satellites in an ongoing 21st century race to make space more accessible:


Australian Astronomical Observatory ∙ Australian National University ∙ Cambridge University ∙ Curtin University ∙ Istituto Nazionale Di Astrofisica ∙ Macquarie University ∙ Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics ∙ NASA Goddard ∙ NASA Ames ∙ Space Telescope Science Institute ∙ Stonybrook University ∙ Swinburne Institute of Technology ∙ Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg ∙ University of Colorado ∙ University of Leicester ∙ University of New South Wales ∙ University of Southern Queensland ∙ University of Virginia ∙ University of Western Australia