News – Australia & Apollo 11
How does Earth observation work?
Hundreds of Earth-observing satellites orbit the planet, and they’re all giving us information we need to manage our world, now and in the future.
What is radio astronomy?
Radio telescopes detect and amplify radio waves from space, turning them into signals. Radio astronomers use these signals to improve our understanding of the Universe.
Larry Marshall discusses Apollo 11
CSIRO Chief Executive, Larry Marshall reflects on how Apollo 11 shaped the careers of so many scientists, including his own.
Remembering Australia’s role
Hundreds of Australians helped get humanity to the Moon and show this historic moment to the World. Watch some of their stories.
Reach for the Moon
We created this film to mark Apollo 11, and to celebrate Australia's role in perhaps the most iconic moment of the 20th century.
CSIRO Discovery Centre
Get hands-on with real CSIRO science at our Discovery Centre in Canberra. Experience an interactive journey through Australian science history.
Canberra Space Centre
You'll find Moon rock, models, movies and more when you visit Canberra Space Centre. Find out about Australia’s important role in communicating with spacecraft.
Parkes Observatory Visitors Centre
If you're a fan of astronomy, the movie 'The Dish', or both, our iconic Parkes radio telescope in the central-west region of New South Wales is a must-see destination.