Australian Events

The latest space industry events around the nation.

Moon Week: Space School Thursday

Moon Week: Space School – Thursday

July 18 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Through a range of activities, demonstrations, and play, students will explore our solar system and beyond alongside experts in the field from Australia and around the world. We will design and test rockets, do some explosions, simulate asteroid impacts, build a Mars base, try on spacesuits, and ask – what does it take to get…

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Promised The Moon: Curator In Conversation

Promised the Moon: Curator in Conversation

July 18 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the curator, Dr Ursula Fredrick in the Main Gallery to hear more about the works in the exhibition Promised the Moon and the importance of the artists in communicating and commemorating the ACT’s unique space heritage. This event is part of Moon Week, presented by the Australian National Univeristy in partnership with the ACT Government.  Promised the…

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Extraterrestrial Seismology: Listening To The Pulse Of The Moon And Mars

Extraterrestrial Seismology: Listening to the Pulse of the Moon and Mars

July 19 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Earth seismograms are of short duration and the largest amplitudes are associated with seismic waves travelling directly from the source (the earthquake), to the recording sensor (the seismic station). Compared to Earth, lunar records have a quite atypical “rumble”. Before the placing of a seismometer on Mars in the frame of the recent NASA InSight…

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Moon Week Community Film Screening: First Man

Moon Week community film screening: First Man

July 19 - 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ryan Gosling stars as astronaut Neil Armstrong in director Damien Chazelle’s (La La Land) acclaimed, award-winning 2018 biographical drama. The film follows Armstrong and the trials and tribulations he endured in the years leading up to the legendary Apollo 11 mission, which saw him become the first man to walk on the Moon on July…

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Moon Week Community Film Screening: Apollo 11

Moon Week community film screening: Apollo 11

July 19 - 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Ryan Gosling stars as astronaut Neil Armstrong in director Damien Chazelle’s (La La Land) acclaimed, award-winning 2018 biographical drama. The film follows Armstrong and the trials and tribulations he endured in the years leading up to the legendary Apollo 11 mission, which saw him become the first man to walk on the Moon on July…

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