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4th Australian Space Education Mixer

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The Andy Thomas Space Foundation is proud to announce the 4th Australian Space Education Mixer will be taking place on Tuesday December 5th, 2:00-4:00pm at an exciting, soon to be announced venue in Sydney, NSW (and when we say exciting... we really mean it!) ✨

This event series was born at the 13th Australian Space Forum in March 2022 to address a need for increased discussions, collaborations and strategies for the purpose of improving education opportunities and experiences for todays students. With this, the 4th iteration of the event, the Foundation is proud to offer an innovative forum for discussion and the facilitation of knowledge sharing.

United by a common goal to empower todays students to become tomorrows space workforce leaders, this event will see education experts connect  to discuss space & STEM education. 🚀

This Mixer will feature a global line-up of education experts from both Australia and abroad. Acting as a platform for educators to collaborate and exchange ideas, resulting in the hopeful  creation of more effective learning experiences, to enhance space education and inspire students to explore the wonders of the universe. This event is suitable for teachers, academic staff, government representatives, industry members and all with an interest in improving space education.

The exciting panel of space education experts includes:

  • Jim Christensen, Chief Innovation Officer, Aldrin Family Foundation
  • Kerrie Dougherty OAM, Senior Heritage and Outreach Officer – Inspire Program, Australian Space Agency
  • Ted Tagami, CEO & Co-founder,
  • Yayoi Miyagawa, Associate Senior Administrator of the Kibo Utilization Center, Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate of JAXA

  • Francesca Gosling, International Relations Manager – Australia, UK Space Agency

Plus hear from other exciting speakers including Paroma Dunbar, Optus Industry Fellow for SIAA  and Michelle Keegan, AROSE Program Director & Deputy Chair (& Founder) Resources Advisory Board.

We look forward to welcoming attendees into the conversation!

If you have any questions or would like any further information about this event, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Foundation via

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

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