Student Ambassador Ezra

My name is Ezra Miller and in 2017 I went to Space Camp in the US. This was an amazing opportunity for me to explore my interests further and learn all about the challenges of travelling through space and how we have overcome these challenges. We learnt how to make effective heat shields and got…

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Student Ambassador Ellie

Hey, my name is Ellie Walker and in October 2018 I received the incredible opportunity to travel to America and experience Space Camp, as well as California Science Center, Disneyland, Universal Studios, and Northrop Grumman. I have always had an interest in science and space, but never knew how amazing and interesting it was until…

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Student Ambassador Lisa

Hi, I’m Lisa and I’m from the far North Coast of NSW. I became involved with One Giant Leap in of 2018 and was given the opportunity to attend Space Camp. This opportunity allowed me to develop leadership and communication skills and create amazing memories and friendships with likeminded people from all over the country.…

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Student Ambassador Katie F

Hi, my name is Katie Forster, I am from Sydney and in 2019 I was given the chance to experience Space Camp. I’ve always been interested in space and ever since I knew space camp existed I had wanted to go. The trip really pushed me out of my comfort zone, traveling to the other…

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Student Ambassador Coco

Hi, I’m Coco and I’m from Newcastle, NSW. I went to Space Camp in October 2019 and it was probably the best thing I’ve ever done. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always dreamed of being an astronaut, but I had no idea of how to get there. Signing up for Space Camp…

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Student Ambassador Lucy

Hi I’m Lucy and I went to Space Camp in 2018 with my mother. I went with four other people from my primary school, St Nicholas of Myra, Penrith. We were all in year five and six. I was selected because I had submitted a video of me saying why I should go to space…

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Student Ambassador Jessica

Hello, my name is Jessica Kreskay. I’m a Cadet Corporal with the Australian Air Force Cadets at 302 squadron located in Rockdale, Sydney NSW. I’ve been a member of the AAFC for six years. Moorefield Girls High School selected eight students of year eleven to attend this American trip. Once I was selected I started…

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Tom Nolan INSPIRE Scholarship

Tom Nolan passed away December 31st, 2020 leaving behind a wife, grown children, grandchildren and thousands of people who loved and followed his passion of STEM education. An oceanographer by trade, Tom saw the best in everyone he met. Through twists and turns in his life, Tom worked in oceanography, space exploration and a host of education related trades.

Tom swapped ocean going ships for spaceships more than 20 years ago. Amongst other things in his life, he was recognised for his STEM outreach work by being awarded the 2019 NASA JPL Bruce Murray Award.

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