Australia’s government toughens tone on Djokovic

AThe government of Australia has again strongly criticized Novak Djokovic’s behavior. Immigration Secretary Alex Hawke portrayed the nine-time Australian Open winner as a public health and public order threat a day ahead of his possible whereabouts trial Down Under. As reported by Australia-based liberal daily The Age, The 44-year-old politician fears the behavior of the … Read more

Meet Australia’s next space traveller

Like so many kids, Chris Boshuizen always wanted to go to space – since the age of four, according to his mum. And soon, albeit briefly, he’s going to realise that dream. The Sydney-born venture capitalist is believed to become the third Australian to travel into space, following astronauts Paul Scully-Power and Andy Thomas before … Read more

Australia’s female astronaut Kim Ellis Hayes is training with NASA before heading to space

I’m currently training to become Australia’s first woman astronaut. I expect to fly my first suborbital mission sometime in 2023 as a payload specialist on a commercial mission. In other words, I’ll be one of few certified crew members who can handle specialised scientific equipment aboard a suborbital spacecraft. Once we’re up there, my team … Read more