Aug 15, 2021
Dr Karl investigates Australia's
latest CubeSat mission. It's called "CUAVA-1" and aims to measure
blue carbon from space. Geosciences Associate Professor Eleanor
Bruce is coordinating the team of researchers mapping coastlines
for aquatic vegetation. Space Physics Professor Iver Cairns is
squashing the technology into a package the size of a fat packet of
Dr Karl uncovers a truly Australian "Apollo 13" story . It includes a fishing line, amateur radio enthusiasts and a clever ground crew who "worked the problem". The mission was INSPIRE-2. Professor Eleanor Bruce and Professor Iver Cairns tell this extraordinary story.