Helen Palmer

Helen Palmer

Masters Student
Earth and Sustainability Science Research Centre & Australian Centre for Astrobiology
Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

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.

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