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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 moonwalk, 21 July 1969
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, stands on the surface of the moon near the leg of the lunar module, Eagle, during the Apollo 11 moonwalk, 21 July 1969. Image: Neil Armstrong
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Best for kids aged: 6 to 12 years + accompanying adults

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and the first moon walk!

Discover the real story behind one of humanity's greatest feats and an insight into our planet's place in the universe in this space-jamming science extravaganza.

What was Australia’s vital supporting role in the Apollo 11 landing? How do spacecrafts turn in space? What would happen to an astronaut if they didn't wear a spacesuit? Why does the moon change throughout the month? These questions and more will be explored in this cosmic science show full of demonstrations that will blow your mind!

From trajectories and orbits to roaring rocketry and materials science, we’ll look at current and future space programs, operations and missions.

Presented by Fizzics Education.


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All little astronauts need to be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket prices are per seat in our theatre. Every person attending (adult or child) requires a ticket.

Bookings essential. Limited capacity per session. Pre-book online to avoid disappointment and save time by accessing the pre-purchased tickets line at Admissions.

No refunds. Transfers need to be made at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability and AM staff discretion.

For more info or group bookings contact programs@austmus.gov.au


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