Space Jobs Game

When you think of space jobs, do you think of astronauts? Did you know there are lots of other jobs out there for people who like space, science, or technology?

Cartoons of people doing different jobs linked to science, technology, engineering and maths, against a backdrop of space

Skills for Space

A drawing of an astronaut standing on the Earth against a dark starry background with the words 'myth vs. reality' to the right of the astronaut

Karlie Noon

Karlie Noon
Karlie Noon
Credit: Rhett Wyman, Sydney Morning Herald
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Occupation: Astronomer

Research Areas: Galaxy Evolution, Indigenous Astronomy, Moon Haloes


Nergis Mavalvala

Nergis Mavalvala
Nergis Mavalvala
Credit: Bryce Vickmark. 
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Occupation: Astrophysicist 

Year born: 1968 

Research Areas: Astrophysics, Experimental Physics, Quantum Mechanics


Jan Eldridge

Jan Jamie Eldridge
Jan Eldridge
Credit: inSCIght Magazine Photography.
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Occupation: Theoretical astrophysicist

Research Areas: Numerical Modelling, Stellar Evolution, Binary Stars