Australia in Space

Australia in Space

Discover out-of-this world science and technology at our new exhibition Australia in Space.

This exciting, hands-on experience reveals the ways that Australian innovations are used in space, and the surprising benefits space technologies bring to everyday life here on Earth.

Lift Off
Discover what Australia is sending to space
Become an aerodynamics pro with a fluid dynamics simulator
Be amazed by the frequency of rocket launches
Discover iconic Australian satellites around Earth right now, and missions to Mars and beyond.

In Orbit
Discover the many challenges of operating in orbit
Explore the effects of life in space on the human body
Be surprised by difficulties that space imposes on even the most everyday tasks
Take a photo as if you were on a space station orbiting above Australia.

Things to see and do:
Explore stories of real Australian’s in space
Design your own space suit for off-Earth exploration
Marvel at the sheer number of objects in orbit
Learn about space weather including solar winds and magnetic storms and so much more. At Australia in Space, the sky is no longer the limit!

Experience the entire Australia in Space exhibition across two venues.
When you purchase general admission at The Workshops Rail Museum, receive free entry to Cobb+Co Museum. Conditions apply.

Australia in Space – Developed by Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre, Canberra

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Jan 31 2023


9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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The Workshop Rail Museum
North St, North Ipswich QLD 4305