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The Future Of Podcast: Binar-1 and Space Science Part 2

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In this special, part two episode, we discuss the historic release of Binar-1 from the International Space Station on 6 October 2021 and how the crew had almost lost hope until a colleague received transmission while driving on a Perth freeway two weeks later.

Binar-1 Deployment Credit: JAXA/Space BD.

We then chat about what data the crew will acquire, the purpose of Binars 2–7 and the Binar Prospector, and the broader economic, environmental and social impacts of the program on WA and the world.

You can also find Part 1 of this podcast on the Curtin news website.

You can listen to the episode now from SpotifyGoogle, Apple, or on the Curtin website.

For questions or suggestions for future topics, please email thefutureof@curtin.edu.au.