- The Workshops Rail Museum - North St, North Ipswich
- 24th November 2022 - 14th May 2023
- Admission charges apply
Australia in Space
This exciting, hands-on experience reveals the ways that Australian innovations are used in space, and the surprising benefits space technologies bring to everyday life here on Earth.
Explore several aspects of space exploration:
- Discover what Australia is sending to space
- Become an aerodynamics pro with a fluid dynamics simulator
- Be amazed by the frequency of rocket launches on the Earth Departures Board
- Discover iconic Australian satellites around Earth right now, as well as missions to Mars and beyond.
- Discover the many challenges of operating in orbit
- Explore the effects of life in space on the human body
- Be surprised by the difficulties that space imposes on even the most everyday tasks
- Take a photo as if you were on a space station orbiting above Australia.
Things to see and do:
- Explore stories of real Australian’s in space
- Design your own space suit for off-Earth exploration
- Marvel at the sheer number of objects in orbit
- Learn about space weather including solar winds and magnetic storms and so much more. At Australia in Space, the sky is no longer the limit!
Australia in Space – Developed by Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre, Canberra.