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Canberra’s Moon Rock Trail

July 4 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm AEST

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, take your own voyage of discovery to see, touch and walk on the Moon!

Canberra is home to a collection of moon rocks on public display. Although they are all billions of years old, they were brought to Earth by Apollo astronauts only 50 years ago and you can experience them today.

Canberra’s Moon Rock Trail includes:
• the largest piece of Apollo 11 returned moon rock on display in the Southern Hemisphere, 147.25grams and 3.8 billion years old
• fragments of lunar rock gifted to Australia for our important role in the Apollo missions, along with Australian flags flown to the surface of the Moon
• your chance to walk across the face of the Moon on one of Canberra’s highest peaks
• for the first time in Canberra, a piece of the Moon that you can actually touch.

Start your voyage today. It will take you to:

 

Details

Start:
July 4 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 31 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
http://www.ga.gov.au/news-events/news/latest-news/reach-for-the-moon-in-canberra-this-july

Venue

Geoscience Australia
101 Jerrabomberra Avenue
Symonston, ACT 2609 Australia
Phone:
02 6249 9111