One Giant Leap Radio

One Giant Leap Radio

One Giant Leap Australia Foundation presents an informative podcast for school students who have their sights set on a career in STEM.


November 20, 2023 17 mins
The ELO₂ consortium (of which One Giant Leap Australia Foundation is part of) has created a challenge for young students to learn about lunar rovers and what they are used for in anticipation of Australia’s first lunar rover – part of the Australian Space Agency’s Moon to Mars Trailblazer Initiative.

Landing an Australian rover on the lunar surface will highlight the kind of space and STEM endeavours that children can aspire to, cre...
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One Giant Leap Australia Foundation, the Australian Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are excited to announce the selection of an Australian student experiment to be conducted on the International Space Station (ISS). Shingo Nishimoto, a student studying Aerospace Engineering at The Australian National University, will have his experiment conducted on the ISS after entering the Asian Try Zero-G competit...
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In this episode, we chat to Jennie Anderson, Education Program Manager at the Space Foundation, about the recent Space Symposium in Colorado. Our very own Shannon McConnell also joins us to tell us about her experience at the event.

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In this episode, we speak to Justin Thomas from DYW Dumfries&Galloway in Scotland. We learn about what is required to succeed in the workforce of the 21st Century.
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It's time for an update on the International Space Station with Liam Kennedy from - To order an "ISS Above" visit
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March 13, 2023 15 mins
We speak to some of the participants of the Australian International Airshow. For more visit;
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February 24, 2023 24 mins
Something a little different in this episode, what if William Shakespeare wrote the film 'Aliens'? If you are in Adelaide during the Fringe Festival, you can find out!

We talk to Actor and Director, Rob Lloyd about this re telling of a science fiction classic!
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February 22, 2023 4 mins
It was with immense sorrow and heartache we announced the sudden passing of Robert (Bob) Carpenter OAM, Co-Director of One Giant Leap Australia on Saturday 18 February 2023.

This brief episode acknowledges his passing. Rest in Peace.
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February 16, 2023 37 mins
In this episode we are joined by Jeremy Repetto from Geospatial Intelligence to discuss satellites and remote sensing.

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February 6, 2023 33 mins
Christopher Mick joins us again to discuss his work as a space educator. Christopher is another key member of the One Giant Leap Australia Foundation USA Educator Advisory Board.

Christopher Mick is the Executive Director for the STEAM educational nonprofit, Space St. Croix, which brings free Space-themed STEAM programming and teacher support materials to all Hudson, Wisconsin area public and private schools.

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January 31, 2023 27 mins
Conitnuing with our discussions with our USA Educator Advisory Board, we speak to Pam Kraus. Pam is the Career Technical Education (CTE) Coordinator and STEM Consultant at Smoky Hill Education Service Center in Salina, Kansas. As CTE Coordinator Pam writes and administers the federal Perkins Grant for 42 rural Kansas districts in the Smoky Hill Carl Perkins Consortium.
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In this episode we speak to our friends on the One Giant Leap Australia Foundation USA Educator Advisory Board. We find out about their experiences as space educators over the years.

Featuing; Shannon McConnell, Ronda McCarthy, Kellie Arenz & Laura Tomlin.
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January 6, 2023 23 mins
In this episode, we talk to Kyoichi Arakane, Senior Engineer at JAXA: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. We learn about some of the amazing work coming out of JAXA as well as being treated to some original music from Kyoichi Arakane.

NOTE: The opinions in this conversation represent interviewee and do not represent JAXA in any official capacity.

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December 19, 2022 27 mins
In our final episode for 2022, we speak to Anna Shaw and Jennie Anderson from the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs about space education.

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December 12, 2022 53 mins
Now that the Artemis 1 mission is over, we chat to Christopher Mick (USA Education Advisor to One Giant Leap Australia Foundation) who gives us a first hand account of watching the Artemis 1 rocket launch.

Christopher's accompanying photographs can be viewed at

Christopher's Artemis articles can be found at;
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December 1, 2022 8 mins
One Giant Leap Australia Foundation Director Jackie Carpenter has announced a new series of regional programs for New South Wales. Announcing Aerospace Academy!

Gain practical experience in building, testing, and launching rockets. Learn about space agriculture and what humans need to live in space. Engage with flight simulators as you explore aerodynamics. Learn how to safely operate drones. Find out about careers in the aviation a...
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October 27, 2022 22 mins
We speak to Lauren Fell from Lunaria One to find out about plans to grow plants ... on the Moon!
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October 20, 2022 17 mins
We look back at our recent Space Teams: Mission Oz event with teachers and students from western NSW.
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October 3, 2022 53 mins
In this episode Michael Davoren and Shannon McConnell chat with Michael Frawley from NASA JPL about all things space!
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We talk to Duncan Challen from Sydney Science Park about our upcoming Mission Oz. Sydney Science Park is sponsoring students from Caroline Chisholm College to participate in our forthcoming virtual mission!

Inspiring the next generation of women space explorers! Sydney Science Park (by Celestino) is proud to sponsor girls from Caroline Chisholm College in Western Sydney to participate in a unique global space mission challenge: Miss...
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