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March 2019

NASA – A Human Adventure

March 15, 2019 - October 9, 2019
Queensland Museum, Corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets
South Brisbane, Queensland Australia
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Ticketed event. NASA – A Human Adventure is the most comprehensive and extensive touring space flight exhibition in the world. Featuring an extraordinary collection of more than 250 historically significant artefacts from the United States and Soviet Union space programs.

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Between the Moon and the stars

March 21, 2019 - March 22, 2020
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Bullocky Point
Darwin, NT 8000 Australia
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Free event. The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory presents “Between the Moon and the Stars”, to mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. See a lunar meteorite, discover the connection between sea-worms and lunar phases, and learn about Aboriginal astronomical knowledge.

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June 2019

Sydney Film Festival: “Apollo 11”

June 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am AEST
State Theatre, 49 Market St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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“Medical Moonshots”: Surviving and Thriving in Space

June 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm AEST

Free event. To commemorate 50 years since the Apollo moon landing, the ANU College of Health & Medicine Dean’s Lecture Series is titled Medical Moonshots, and focuses on innovative solutions to the biggest health challenges facing our nation and the world.

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Geelong Gallery: “The Moon”

June 15, 2019 - September 1, 2019
Geelong Gallery 2, Little Malop Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220 Australia
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Free event. This exhibition is programmed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moonwalk, and brings together artistic responses to the celestial body that orbits the Earth.

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Sydney Film Festival: “Apollo 11”

June 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm AEST
Casula Powerhouse, 1 Powerhouse Road
Casula, NSW 2170
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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Sydney Film Festival: “Apollo 11”

June 16, 2019 @ 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm AEST
HOYTS Entertainment Quarter, 17/206 Bent St
Moore Park, NSW 2021 Australia
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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“Promised the Moon” art exhibition

June 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - July 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm AEST
ANU School of Art & Design Gallery, Ellery Crescent
Acton, ACT Australia
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Free event. Fifty years after the Apollo 11, artists reflect on the first moon landing and the Canberra region's role in this unique mission.

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“Promised the Moon”: Lift Off & Panel Discussion

June 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
ANU School of Art & Design Gallery, Ellery Crescent
Acton, ACT Australia
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Free event. Registration required. Join us for an engaging panel discussion on the significance of Canberra's unique space heritage, and a how this history has inspired the artists in the exhibition, "Promised the Moon".

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Powerhouse Museum: “Apollo 11”

June 29, 2019 - January 28, 2020
Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street
Ultimo, NSW 2007 Australia
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Ticketed event. The Powerhouse Museum’s “Apollo 11” exhibition contains over 200 objects from NASA, CSIRO and other participants. Plus, a new virtual reality experience that puts you in the Apollo 11 Command Module. 

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July 2019

Apollo 11 – 50th Anniversary Exhibition

July 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre, King Edward Terrace
Parkes, ACT 2600 Australia
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Ticketed event. Questacon’s Apollo 11, 50th Anniversary exhibition, focuses on the power of science and mathematics as told through the journey of the Apollo program that landed humanity on the moon.

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Tracking Apollo: 50 years since the Moon landing

July 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm AEST
National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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Free event. NASA's Honeysuckle Creek tracking station, just outside of Canberra, was part of an international network supporting the Apollo Missions. Equipment from the Honeysuckle Creek station will be on display,

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ANU Mt Stromlo Observatory

July 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm AEST
ANU Mt Stromlo Observatory, Cotter Rd
Weston Creek, ACT 2611 Australia
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Free event. Your chance to walk across the face of the Moon on one of Canberra's highest peaks, as part…

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Canberra’s Moon Rock Trail

July 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Geoscience Australia, 101 Jerrabomberra Avenue
Symonston, ACT 2609 Australia

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

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Apollo 11: The IMAX Experience

July 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
Imax Melbourne, Rathdowne Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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Author talk: Andrew Tink on Honeysuckle Creek’s role

July 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$10

Author Andrew Tink reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing.

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Apollo 11: The IMAX Experience

July 12, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm AEST
Imax Melbourne, Rathdowne Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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Apollo 11: The IMAX Experience

July 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Imax Melbourne, Rathdowne Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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Apollo 11: The IMAX Experience

July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
Imax Melbourne, Rathdowne Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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Apollo 11: The IMAX Experience

July 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Imax Melbourne, Rathdowne Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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Apollo 11: The IMAX Experience

July 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
Imax Melbourne, Rathdowne Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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Ticketed event. 50 years after Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the epic story from lift-off to touchdown is told in this documentary using never-before-seen footage from July 1969.

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Gallery 107 exhibition

July 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Gallery 107, 107 Drayton Street
Dalby, Qld 4405 Australia
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Free event. A free event to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first moon landing, this will be held at…

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“Long way around” art exhibition

July 17, 2019 - July 28, 2019
aMBUSH Gallery, aMBUSH Gallery, Level 2, Cultural Centre
Acton, ACT Australia
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Free event. "Long Way Around' is an exhibition of artwork by ANU School of Art & Design print media and drawing students made in response to visual, sensory, and conceptual elements of Mt Stromlo Observatory.

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Stellar Constellation of Art

July 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - July 21, 2019 @ 10:00 pm AEST
Parkes, Various locations: Clarinda St, Cooke Park, Cedar Cafe
Parkes, NSW Australia
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Collage poster showing multiple Parkes-related imagery, such as a radio telescope, rocket, Elvis impersonators, train, horse, agricultural crops.

Free events Be blown away by the multi media outdoor art installations! To celebrate 50 years since Apollo 11 and…

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Partial lunar eclipse and astronomy night

July 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
ANU Mt Stromlo Observatory, Cotter Rd
Weston Creek, ACT 2611 Australia
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Partial lunar eclipse The partial eclipse (when the moon darkens) will begin at 6.01am and will be visible until approximately…

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Space bus tour, Canberra

July 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm AEST
ANU Mt Stromlo Observatory, Cotter Rd
Weston Creek, ACT 2611 Australia

Ticketed event. Take a guided tour around Canberra’s space and Moon sites.

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Space school

July 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm AEST
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Marie Reay Teaching Centre, ANU, Building 155, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Recommended age range: 3-13 years old (pre-school, primary school and early high school aged students) Through a range…

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Musical Explorations: Sounds of Space

July 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST

Ticketed event. To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing in July 1969, we explore the many different Sounds of Space – what music and noise we send out, and the sounds from the universe we have collected and their impact on the creation of music.

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Space Rocks: Moon, Mars, and Beyond

July 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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Marie Reay Teaching Centre, ANU, Building 155, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. See and touch fragments of other worlds. This temporary exhibit will display meteorites from as close to home as the Moon, to as far as the Asteroid Belt and beyond.

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“Promised the Moon”: Curator in Conversation

July 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST
ANU School of Art & Design Gallery, Ellery Crescent
Acton, ACT Australia
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Free event. Join the curator of the "Promised the Moon" exhibition Dr Ursula Fredrick, to hear more about the displayed works and the importance of the artists in communicating and commemorating the ACT's unique Apollo 11 heritage.

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AWST
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Luna Leederville, 155 Oxford St
Leederville, WA 6007 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission

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Space: past, present and future

July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, Building 100, William Herbert Place
Canberra, Australia
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Ticketed event. Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Cost: $10 per person For one night…

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Space school

July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
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Marie Reay Teaching Centre, ANU, Building 155, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Recommended age range: 3-13 years old (pre-school, primary school and early high school aged students) Through a range…

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“To the Moon and Back” art exhibition

July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Cedar Cafe, Cedar Café, 33035 Forbes Road
Parkes, NSW Australia
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Exhibition poster showing a drawing of the earth from space and the Apollo module.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Parkes' role in the Apollo 11 moon landing mission, enjoy the art exhibition…

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The NASA Communications Switching Centre

July 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Manning Clark Hall, Cultural Centre Kambri, Building 153 University Avenue, Kambri The NASA Communications Switching Centre was established…

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(Blue)print the Moon: PhotoAccess workshop

July 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST
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the Lawns, University Avenue, ANU, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. All ages. Humankind would never have built the Saturn V rocket or walked on the lunar surface without … blueprints!

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Space Rocks: Moon, Mars, and Beyond

July 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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Marie Reay Teaching Centre, ANU, Building 155, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. See and touch fragments of other worlds. This temporary exhibit will display meteorites from as close to home as the Moon, to as far as the Asteroid Belt and beyond.

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Andy Thomas’ Space Academy

July 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST

Free event. Have you ever thought about becoming an astronaut? How do you do it? What is it like? Join Australian Astronaut Dr Andy Thomas to hear and see his experiences about being an astronaut and learn how you can become one as well!

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Extra-terrestrial Seismology: Listening to the Pulse of the Moon and Mars

July 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. In the frame of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, we will train our ears, and eyes, to recognize the Earth, Moon and Mars from their pulses. Listening to the pulse of these planets is a path towards understanding the formation and evolution of the inner solar system.

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Space Technology – public lecture

July 19, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. 50 years ago, humans first set foot on the Moon. What will we be celebrating in the next 50 years? And what do we need to build and  invent to get there? Hear from leading scientists at NASA and Australia to see what is being developed to lead to the next big space achievements.

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Artist talks: Long way around

July 19, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm AEST
aMBUSH Gallery, aMBUSH Gallery, Level 2, Cultural Centre
Acton, ACT Australia
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Free event. Students from ANU School of Art & Design discuss their work in the exhibition ‘Long Way Around’. The students will speak about the processes and ideas behind their works made in response to Mt Stromlo Observatory.

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Fireside Chat with Wally Bell

July 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm AEST
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Free event. Join Ngunawal Elder Wally Bell beside the fire-pit and listen to him share stories and enlighten people about Indigenous history.

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“Tracking Apollo” – Panel Discussion with author Andrew Tink and staff from NASA’s Honeysuckle Creek facility.

July 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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Ticketed event. "Tracking Apollo" -  a panel Discussion with author Andrew Tink and former trackers from NASA's Honeysuckle Creek facility.

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Indigenous Stargazing

July 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
the Lawns, University Avenue, ANU, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Did you know that Aboriginal peoples are considered the world’s first astronomers? Come along and hear our Indigenous astronomer, Pete Swanton, chat about Australia’s rich and extensive history of stargazing and how it differs from Western methods that we often use today.

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Space in the Pub

July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm AEST

Free event. Enjoy a beverage at Badger and Co as a panel of experts share their views on the future of space exploration and the global space industry. This is your chance to hear from a Nobel Laureate, local politician and NASA specialists – all with a keen interest in space.

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Apollo 11 cocktail party

July 20, 2019
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, Mahoney Avenue
Carnarvon, WA Australia
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Ticketed event. A cocktail party at the museum on the evening of Saturday July 20. Featuring a panel of ex Trackers discussing their time at the Tracking Station, live entertainment, telescopes to view the planets and a whole lot more.

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Parkes open days

July 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm AEST
CSIRO Parkes radio telescope, 585 Telescope Rd
Parkes, New South Wales 2870 Australia
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Free event. It’s been 50 years since Australia helped send images of humankind’s first steps on the Moon around the world. To celebrate we’re holding open days at our Parkes Observatory.

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Geelong Gallery: pop-up planetarium

July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST
Geelong Gallery, Little Malop Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220 Australia
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Ticketed event. Celebrate Apollo 11 by discovering the Moon, its origin, its orbit around Earth, its phases and eclipses in an immersive planetarium experience.

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm AWST
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Windsor Cinema, 98 Stirling Hwy
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission

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NFSA screening: “The Dish”

July 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Arc theatre, NFSA, McCoy Circuit
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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Ticketed event. Australia, 2000, 104mins, In the remote town of Parkes in NSW, from a satellite dish in a sheep paddock, an unlikely group of technicians help NASA send the moon landing transmission across the world.

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Space school

July 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
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Marie Reay Teaching Centre, ANU, Building 155, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Recommended age range: 3-13 years old (pre-school, primary school and early high school aged students) Through a range…

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(Blue)print the Moon: PhotoAccess workshop

July 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST
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the Lawns, University Avenue, ANU, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. All ages. Humankind would never have built the Saturn V rocket or walked on the lunar surface without … blueprints!

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Space Rocks: Moon, Mars, and Beyond

July 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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Marie Reay Teaching Centre, ANU, Building 155, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. See and touch fragments of other worlds. This temporary exhibit will display meteorites from as close to home as the Moon, to as far as the Asteroid Belt and beyond.

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Space storytelling

July 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Join artists and storytellers from NASA and ANU to learn how we turn scientific space discoveries into stories the public can understand and enjoy.

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Moon Geology

July 20, 2019 @ 1:45 pm - 2:15 pm AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Hear from Dr Everett Gibson (NASA) and ANU scientists who were in charge of analysing the rocks from the Moon collected by the Apollo astronauts; and learn about the secrets they have unlocked of the Moon.

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Space Health

July 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Join a panel of Australia’s leading experts on space health for an interactive talk about the physical and mental health issues astronauts have encountered and what it means for future space explorers!

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Space Tech

July 20, 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. How will humans get back to the Moon by 2024? What technology will be needed to get there? Join Professor Christine Charles (ANU) and Chris Culbert (NASA) as they talk about the technology needed to see humans’ return to the Moon.

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Space law

July 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Space piracy is a real worry of the future. The law and regulation of space is a difficult one. Hear from representatives from the Australian Space Agency and private space companies about the issues of future space exploration and travel.

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 20, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm AWST
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Luna on SX, 3 Essex St
Fremantle, WA 6160 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission.

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Moon Marathon Hunter Valley

July 20, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm AEST
Hunter Valley Pokolbin, NSW 2320 Australia + Google Map
$150
A group of runners at dusk with a balloon in the background

Celebrating the exact 50th anniversary of the first landing on the Moon (20 July 1969), the Moon Marathon Hunter Valley will take place in a much more hospitable environment

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Fireside Chat with Wally Bell

July 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm AEST
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Free event. Join Ngunawal Elder Wally Bell beside the fire-pit and listen to him share stories and enlighten people about Indigenous history.

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Scienceworks: Footsteps on the Moon

July 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Scienceworks, 2 Booker St
Spotswod, Victoria 3015 Australia
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Ticketed event. Price:$22–$29 Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Saturday 20 July, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of…

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NFSA screening: “In Case You Missed It: The Moon Landing”

July 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
Arc theatre, NFSA, McCoy Circuit
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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Ticketed event. In Case You Missed It takes you on a thrilling time-travel odyssey to revisit world events reflected through the lens of the NFSA collection.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first steps on the moon, we invite you to an audio experience like no other.

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AWST
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Luna Leederville, 155 Oxford St
Leederville, WA 6007 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission

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The Astronomy and Navigation of Aboriginal Australians (followed by stargazing)

July 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
Cultural Centre, Kambri, ANU, Building 153, University Avenue
Kambri, Australia
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Free event. Aboriginal people in Australia have a rich astronomical tradition such as the “Emu in the Sky” constellation of…

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NFSA screening: “First Man”

July 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Arc theatre, NFSA, McCoy Circuit
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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Ticketed event. United States, 2018, 138mins. An Oscar-winning look at the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) and the legendary space program that led to him becoming the first man to walk on the moon exactly 50 years ago – on 20 July 1969.

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Apollo 11 to STEM and The Next Giant Leap

July 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:45 pm AEST
Western Sydney University, Campbelltown Campus, Building 30, Building 30, Western Sydney University
Campbelltown, NSW 2560 Australia
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Ticketed event. Six guest speakers from NASA/JPL. A major public event by Macarthur Astronomical Society, with One Giant Leap Australia (OGLA), Camden Council, Campbelltown Council and Western Sydney University.

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Parkes open days

July 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
CSIRO Parkes radio telescope, 585 Telescope Rd
Parkes, New South Wales 2870 Australia
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Free event. It’s been 50 years since Australia helped send images of humankind’s first steps on the Moon around the world. To celebrate we’re holding open days at our Parkes Observatory.

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Tidbinbilla open day

July 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC), 421 Discovery Drive
Tidbinbilla, ACT 2620 Australia
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The former Honeysuckle Creek antenna used to transmit Neil Armstrong's famous "One giant leap" moment around the world. Now located at NASA's Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC)

Free event. 50 years ago a group of Australians working at a tracking station nestled in the hills of Canberra, received and broadcast the TV images of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon. Here is your chance to relive that moment under the actual antenna dish that helped make that historic moment possible.

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Lunar Family Day @ Questacon

July 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre, King Edward Terrace
Parkes, ACT 2600 Australia
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Ticketed event. Bring the family to Questacon for a space themed day of activities to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing.

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Apollo 50 Anniversary Lunch

July 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST
Canberra Southern Cross Club, 92-96 Corinna St
Woden, ACT 2606 Australia
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Ticketed event. Join former NASA staff from Honeysuckle Creek and Tidibinbilla, and others, for an anniversary lunch and viewing of the Apollo 11 Moon walk broadcast.

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm AWST
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Windsor Cinema, 98 Stirling Hwy
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission

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Moon landing “live”

July 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Sun Theatre, Yarravile, 8 Ballarat St
Yarraville, Victoria 3013 Australia
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Ticketed event. The Space Association of Australia presents MOON LANDING LIVE on July 21. This will be Melbourne’s signature one-off…

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 21, 2019 @ 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm AWST
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Luna Leederville, 155 Oxford St
Leederville, WA 6007 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission

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Apollo 11 Screening + Q&A with Space Experts

July 21, 2019 @ 1:45 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas, 3 Cinema Place
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Ticketed event. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Palace Nova Eastend Cinema will be putting on a special screening of the latest Apollo 11 documentary on Sunday 21 July.

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 21, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm AWST
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Luna on SX, 3 Essex St
Fremantle, WA 6160 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission.

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AWST
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Luna Leederville, 155 Oxford St
Leederville, WA 6007 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm AWST
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Luna on SX, 3 Essex St
Fremantle, WA 6160 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission.

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm AWST
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Luna Leederville, 155 Oxford St
Leederville, WA 6007 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission

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Documentary: “Apollo 11”

July 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm AWST
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Windsor Cinema, 98 Stirling Hwy
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Ticketed event. A cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission

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August 2019

TastroFest – Tasmania’s Astronomy Festival

August 1, 2019 - August 3, 2019
Ulverstone Stadium, 1 Flora Street
West Ulverstone, Tasmania 7315 Australia
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Ticketed event. Join us in Ulverstone for the largest astronomy festival in the country as we celebrate the 50th anniversary…

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Moon Mysteries – a celebration of our nearest celestial neighbour

August 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
East Maitland Bowling Club, Banks Street
East Maitland, NSW 2323 Australia
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No celestial object is more assured of a place in the hearts of humans than the Moon, but the sentiment…

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Destination Moon and Beyond with Ben Z

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
Frankston City Library, 60 Playne Street
Frankston, Victoria 3199 Australia
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Free event. Join Ben Z of Fizzics Education as he takes you to Destination Moon and Beyond. Discover the science required to reach the Moon and the space programs that made it all happen

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Discover Destination Moon – Yeppoon

August 13, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
Yeppoon Townhall, 25 Normanby Street
Yeppoon, QLD 4703 Australia
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Free event. National Science Week 2019 is all about Destination Moon. Come and explore, play, inquire and be challenged by the complexities and problems of lunar exploration. Yeppoon Townhall will transform into a Space Agency Control Room. Explore the wonders of the moon and test out your skills to see if you could become an astronaut.

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Frankston City Library: “One Small Step”

August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
Frankston City Library 2, 60 Playne Street
Frankston, Victoria 3199 Australia
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Free event. Dr Peter Skilton of the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society talks about the Moon landings and astronomy.

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Psychtalks stories from the cosmos: What Indigenous storytelling can teach us about memory, our highways and ourselves

August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
The Royal Society of Victoria, 8 La Trobe Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free event. For over 65,000 years, the night’s sky has served as a map for Indigenous peoples all around the world. Aboriginal Australians plotted the absence and presence of stars to develop celestial maps for navigation to survive the harsh Australian landscape

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