The Australian Centre for Astrobiology

The Australian Centre for Astrobiology was founded by Prof. Malcolm Walter in July 2001 at Macquarie University, and then moved to the University of New South Wales in 2008. It is the only centre of astrobiological research in Australia and is an Associate Member of the NASA Astrobiology Institute, one of only two in the world. The ACA also has close links with the European Space Agency and other international space agencies and institutions around the world.


1 May 2018: Walking on Mars

Associate Professor Joe Michaelski, a planetary geologist from Hong Kong University, dropped in to the Mars Lab in May, 2018, with ACA Director Professor Martin Van Kranendonk. See the picture.