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Air Power Seminar: Understanding and Dealing With Space Debris

With 18,000+ trackable space objects now in orbit around the Earth, the threat of damage from high-speed orbital debris particle impacts has become a significant design consideration in the development and construction of long duration earth-orbiting spacecraft. 

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Some changes are being considered for the CAF Essay Competition this year. Once these changes are finalised a CAF Message will be released and full details will be available on this site. If you want to start work on your submission, it won’t be wasted effort as the changes being considered are not intended to exclude an essay that meets the previous rules.

Entries close on early 2019. 

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  • Understanding and Dealing With the Problem of Space Debris

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    Dr. William Schonberg presentation wil focus on the issue of space debris. Where it came from, how much is out there and what its impact will be in the future

    Ngunnawal Theatre, Russell Offices

  • Scenarios for China’s Future Military Presence in the Indian Ocean Region

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    As China’s presence in the Indian Ocean Region is likely to grow significantly in coming years, Australia will need to craft a strategic response.

    Conference Room R2-4-D031, Russell Offices

  • An End to Lawyers?

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    In this seminar, Mr Morry Bailes discusses advancements in artificial intelligence and associated technologies and how these may shape the thinking of military and security professionals.

    Ngunnawal Theatre, Russell Offices

  • US Space Missions: Coping with Technology Disruption

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    LTGEN (USAF retired) Larry James will speak about the significance of the Australian contributions at Tidbinbilla to the NASA deep space missions and how, together with the other stations, the NASA deep space network provides around-the-clock contact with more than 30 spacecraft, including missions to study Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Pluto, comets, the Moon, and soon the Sun the Kuiper Belt.

    Fairbairn F2-Theatrette

  • Historys Role in Educating Air Power Strategists

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    In this presentation, Dr Ross Mahoney discusses the relationship between the study of history and the education of air power strategists.

    Ngunnawal Theatre, Russell Offices

  • Fighting 5th Generation Airbases

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    In this Air Power Seminar, Wing Commander David Howard will discuss how this is being achieved by examining three key areas to developing the 5th Generation Airbase.

    Ngunnawal Theatre, Russell Offices

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