#Moon week Canberra
“Promised the Moon”: Curator in Conversation
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.
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. Recommended age range: 3-13 years old (pre-school, primary school and early high school aged students) Through a range […]
Partial lunar eclipse and astronomy night
Partial lunar eclipse The partial eclipse (when the moon darkens) will begin at 6.01am and will be visible until approximately […]
“Long way around” art exhibition
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.
Touch a piece of the Moon
Free event. Come see and touch the only lunar touchstone in the Southern Hemisphere. It is one of only 11 around the world.
Tracking Apollo: 50 years since the Moon landing
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,
Apollo 11 – 50th Anniversary Exhibition
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.