Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to help us name South Australia's satellite!
Entries for the SASAT1 Space Services Mission satellite naming competition are now officially open, giving all South Australian primary and secondary schools the chance to name South Australia's satellite.
All schools across the state are invited to submit one name each, providing the perfect opportunity to get the next generation of space leaders thinking about a future in space. Online resources for teachers are available here.The winning name will appear on the actual satellite that will travel into space. The winning entrant will receive:
A trophy, presented onstage at the 12th Australian Space Forum by South Australian Premier Steven Marshall;
VIP tour of the new Australian Space Discovery Centre for their class;
behind-the-scenes tour of Lot Fourteen;
A commemorative plaque for the winning school; and
An invitation for a group of students to attend the 12th Australian Space Forum!
The satellite, which is being developed by Inovor Technologies, incorporating services from Myriota and supported by the SmartSat CRC and South Australian Space Industry Centre, will be launched into low-Earth orbit in 2022.
Find out everything you need to know about the SASAT1 Space Services Mission naming competition on the online FAQ page now!