‘It’s important we go together’: time for Australian flag to fly on the moon, Nasa says

Nasa deputy administrator says Australia’s commitment to space exploration puts it at forefront of global leadership

Nasa has revealed it is looking forward to seeing an Australian flag on the moon.

The disclosure was made by Pam Melroy, who was integral to establishing the Australian Space Agency and is one of only two women to captain the space shuttle. She was sworn in to her new role of Nasa deputy administrator in June, and on Wednesday beamed in to the Australian Space Forum hosted by the Andy Thomas Space Foundation in Adelaide.

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