Earth from space

Australia in Space

24 November 2022 to 14 May 2023

All ages, recommended 10 years and above 

The Workshops Rail Museum


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

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.

Explore several aspects of space exploration:

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 on the Earth Departures Board
  • Discover iconic Australian satellites around Earth right now, as well as 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 the 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 Australians 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.

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

  • Australian Government and Questacon logos
  • Queensland Museum Network and Queensland Government logos

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