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Kerrie Dougherty

PhD candidate, UNSW Sydney

Kerrie Dougherty is an independent space historian, curator and writer and a lecturer in the Space Humanities department of the International Space University. She is a Member of the International Academy of Astronautics, serving on its History of Astronautics Committee, and also serves on the International Astronautical Federation's Space Education and Outreach Committee and its Space Societies and Museums Committee. Kerrie has a special interest in the history of Australian space activities, which is the focus of her PhD research.


  • –present
    PhD candidate , UNSW
  • 1983–2014
    Curator, Space Technology, Powerhouse Museum