Helen is building on her knowledge of innovation ecosystems and undergrad studies of ancient life to take a closer look at the space sector and astrobiological space missions.
Project: Australian space entrepreneurship, astrobiology, and space missions.
Supervised by: Martin Van Kranendonk, Carol Oliver
Project Description: Research aims:
- Understand the role of entrepreneurs as economic drivers of the Australian space ecosystem
- Explore the economic development potential for Australian astrobiology
- Determine if a commercial entrepreneurial model can fill the non-government niche for an Australian-led space mission.