Why glass is critical for the future of secure communication

Publication date
Friday, 19 Aug 2022

Dr Francis Bennet is pushing the boundaries of glass for advanced space technology. As a mission specialist for the ANU Institute for Space, he is developing optical communication systems that use laser beams to provide secure communication across the globe.

This new future of optical satellite communication will allow us to optimise communication across Australia, especially during natural disasters and health crises.

Discover why glass is so important for advancing space technology this National Science Week.