Superstars of STEM: Karlie Noon's astronomical rise from homeless teen to science communicator

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated July 1 2021 - 3:13pm, first published January 29 2021 - 5:00pm
Astronomy ambassador Karlie Noon has been selected for the Superstars of STEM program run by Science and Technology Australia and supported by the federal government. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Karlie Noon wants the average earthling to know what's going on in space and how it affects every one of us.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au