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Space Missions

Our universe is incredible—but just how do we explore it?

Have you thought about?

  • What is the International Space Station for?
  • What can we learn from the Hubble telescope?
  • Why was the Cassini so ambitious?

WHEN AND WHERE

Blue Door Room - Gallery 5
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

All Ages

Learn About

Learn all about the International Space Station, the Mars Rover, the Cassini and more!

For Educators

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  • Friday 22 September, 2017

Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

All the facts you need to understand the mechanics of natural disasters. We look at volcanoes, earthquakes, cyclones and tsunami.

All Ages

  • Saturday 23 September, 2017

A man and a woman both dressed in roadie gear and each holding a rolled up extension lead, and the man an additional microphone.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Join the Questacon Roadie for a musical experience like never before.  Rock on science!

All Ages
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Answer the call of the wild and compete in the ultimate game of survival.

All Ages
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

All Ages
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Our universe is incredible—but just how do we explore it?

All Ages

  • Sunday 24 September, 2017

Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

All Ages
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

All Ages
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

All Ages
A man wearing a collared shirt is pointing and sanding in front of a screen that has a blueprint of a bug on it.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

No matter how inhospitable the environment, there is something that lives and thrives there.

All Ages

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