Alliance 21 Fellow (Space) at the United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney

Anthony Wicht is the United States Studies Centre’s Alliance 21 Fellow based in Washington DC. He focuses on the future of the space sector and implications for Australia – United States space cooperation.

Anthony co-authored Australia’s most recent space policy (“Australia’s Satellite Utilisation Policy”) while in the Australian Federal Government.  Anthony was also Australia’s representative to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space where he led an expert group preparing ‘rules of the road’ for conduct in space.

Anthony holds a Masters in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from MIT and undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Law from the University of New South Wales. He has researched at George Washington University and lectured at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in Moscow.  He has articles published in Space Policy, the Defence Acquisition Review Journal, and the Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets.

Experience

  • –present
    Alliance 21 Fellow (Space) at the United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney

Education

  • 2011 
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Masters of Science (Aeronautics and Astronautics)