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AAO RDS Hosts Successful IVOA Interoperability Meeting 2024 at Macquarie University

The International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA) Interoperability meeting 2024 was successfully held at Macquarie University’s Wallumattagal Campus from 19 May to 24 May 2024. Hosted by the Research Data and Software (RDS) section of the Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO) department in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, this event brought…
AAO-Macquarie aims to drive innovation and industry engagement while training the next generation of engineers and researchers at Macquarie University. (Credit: Macquarie University)

AAO-Macquarie Secures $1.16 Million Funding from NSW Government’s NCRIS Support Program

The Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO) at Macquarie University has been awarded $1.169 million in funding from the highly competitive NSW Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) Support Program. This substantial investment will bolster AAO’s ongoing efforts to drive innovation and industry engagement in key technology sectors. The NCRIS Support…

AAO technology is going to the Moon

Australian Astronomical Optics – Macquarie (AAO) at Macquarie University will build a new optical multi-beam laser collimator that will land on the moon as a part of an Advanced Navigation project that has been awarded a $5.2M Moon to Mars Initiative: Demonstrator Mission Grant by the Australian Space Agency. “We…