9 November 2020

Out of this World - Australia in the Space Age

| Sharon Kelley
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Angels in Orbit fashion parade 1969. Image: Supplied.

Welcome to the dawn of the space age.

From the 1950s through to the 1970s, Australia was gripped with excitement as humanity made its first forays beyond Earth’s atmosphere.

From cutting-edge scientific research to architecture, design, television, and more, ‘Out of this World’ explores Australia’s role in the space race.

Learn about the history of Woomera Rocket Range, see how futuristic architecture influenced Australia’s Expo pavilion in 1970, and meet everyone’s favourite pencil-nosed spaceman, Mr Squiggle.

Proudly presented by National Archives of Australia

The Details:

What: Out of this world – Australia in the Space Age
When: Daily until 14 March 2021, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Where: National Archives of Australia, National Office, Kings Avenue, Parkes, 2604
Cost: Free, bookings essential via Eventbrite

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