The Foundation was developed and incorporated from the extensive knowledge in the education and aerospace sectors of its founders, Jackie and Bob Carpenter.

They are in a unique situation of being in the STEM field for over 20 years and have connections throughout Australia and Internationally that are harnessed to work with the students and communities of today to build the workforce in the aerospace sector of tomorrow.

Their programs and projects are diverse. From collaborative annual space tours to America, sponsorships and partnerships with International Space Agencies, major aerospace primes and Like-minded government departments. Opportunities and activities include seeds in space and biology studies, The Connecting Minds Project, various aerospace STEM challenges, The Gadget Girlz roadshows all are geared to ensuring that the One Giant Leap Australia Foundation makes the ‘impossible possible’ in providing the workforce of tomorrow.

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Investigate the effect of microgravity on plant growth in comparison to their counterparts on earth.
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The effects of outer space on wattle seed germination and the potential impact of plant growth and food supply in space.
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Learn about space biology. Australian students have an opportunity to conduct an experiment using the basil seeds provided by JAXA.
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KIBO robotics is for Australian high school and university students. A free competition that enables the operation of robots on the International Space Station.
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Using a collaborative space system program, students have the opportunity to conduct a human space exploration mission, which includes building their own spacecraft.
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The Gadget Girlz is a group of women and girls who have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, The Arts and Mathematics.
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Mission Aerospace 2021 - Coming soon

Bringing the world’s Innovation and Potential to Australia’s Future. A 5 day fully immersive aerospace experience for students aged 11 to 15.
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For students Year 5 to Year 12! Scientist for a Day challenges students to think like scientists. Examine real spacecraft images of Uranus’ moons Ariel, Oberon and Titania.
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Our Student Ambassador Curriculum provides a major steppingstone in developing the Australian STEM workforce in the Future Leader Academy program.
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The UBTECH Astro Challenge is an ‘out of this world’ programming challenge that aims at providing an innovative and creative program.
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It’s all about building relationships, developing skills in problem solving, teamwork, leadership, and optimism about the future. We want them to reach for the stars – “Go baby, go!”