The improbable¬†true story of Australia’s first spacecraft

It’s the 1960s and a group of space-obsessed students decide to join the space race by building their own satellite – despite the fact they have no money and no idea how to go about it.

The Satellite is the story of Australia’s first spacecraft –¬†Australis-Oscar 5 – and the unlikely lads who sent her into orbit.

Please view our trailer and short documentary and follow our blog to find out more about this milestone in Australian history.

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