The Astra Program

The Astra Program

The Astra Program is the Australian Youth Aerospace Association’s unique take on the traditional concept of working groups. Interdisciplinary teams will be presented with multifaceted scenarios in the Australian Aerospace domain, and will engage with one another and our industry partners in discussions to address these issues.

Participants of the program are allocated a scenario and adopt a ficticious profile. You might be a representative from an international space agency, a domestic university, or the CEO of a multinational corporation.

Who can get involved?

The Astra Program is designed for tertiary students and young professionals of any given background who are interested in a career related to/in the Australian Aerospace industries. Whether you are an engineer, a lawyer, a consultant or just someone who loves rockets and planes, there is a place for you at Astra.

Program Timeline

Astra will run entirely online, beginning in December 2020 and running through to March 2021.

Participant applications will open in early November 2020.

Social Media Launch
Astra goes public
Committee Recruitment
Let's make it happen
Participant Recruitment
Join the fun
Program Begins
Lift off!
Program Finishes
Mission success
September, 2020
October, 2020
November, 2020
December, 2020
March, 2021

Space 101 Webinar with Darin Lovett

How do I stay in the loop?

Click on the button below to join our mailing list.

We’ll communicate periodically with program updates and opportunities.

Astra is an AYAA initiative

The AYAA is a not-for-profit organisation managed by student volunteers and young professionals, with the objective of  promoting education, awareness, and involvement in the aerospace and aeronautics industry to people across Australia.

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