#Moon week Canberra
Lunar Family Day @ Questacon
Ticketed event. Bring the family to Questacon for a space themed day of activities to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing.
The Astronomy and Navigation of Aboriginal Australians (followed by stargazing)
Free event. Aboriginal people in Australia have a rich astronomical tradition such as the “Emu in the Sky” constellation of […]
Fireside Chat with Wally Bell
Free event. Join Ngunawal Elder Wally Bell beside the fire-pit and listen to him share stories and enlighten people about Indigenous history.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Space Rocks: Moon, Mars, and Beyond
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.
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.