Past events

Find information about past ANU Science events.

An astronaut walking on the moon with US flag in background

8pm 19 July 2019

Space in the Pub: One Giant Leap

Enjoy a beverage at Badger and Co as we take-off with a free Q&A on the future of space exploration and the global space industry.

6.30pm 19 July 2019

Indigenous Stargazing

Come along and hear our Indigenous astronomer, Pete Swanton, chat about Australia's rich and extensive history of stargazing.

5pm 19 July 2019

Community Film Screening: First Man

Ryan Gosling stars as astronaut Neil Armstrong in director Damien Chazelle's (La La Land) acclaimed, award-winning 2018 biographical drama.

2.30pm 19 July 2019

Public Lecture: Space Technology

Hear from leading scientists at NASA and Australia to see what is being developed to lead to the next big space achievements. 

2pm 19 July 2019

Moon Week community film screening: Zathura

Two young brothers play a mysterious board game they find in the basement of their house and find themselves magically teleported into outer space.

1pm 19 July 2019

Andy Thomas’ Space Academy

Join Australian Astronaut Dr Andy Thomas to hear and see his experiences about being an astronaut and learn how you can become one as well!

12pm 19 July 2019

Fireside chat with Wally Bell

Join Ngunawal Elder Wally Bell beside the firepit and listen to him share stories and enlighten people about Indigenous history.

A NASA spaceship on a launchpad

9.30am 19 July 2019

The NASA Communications Switching Centre

The NASA Communications Switching Centre was established at 107 Kent St Deakin in the second half of 1965.

Photo of the moon landing and an astronaut

7pm 18 July 2019

Public Lecture: Space: past, present and future

Join Dr Andy Thomas, Australian Astronaut and a panel of leading space experts for a conversation about space: past, present and future.

1–4pm 18 July 2019

Space Rocks: Moon, Mars, and Beyond

See and touch fragments of other worlds. This temporary exhibit will display meteorites from as close to home as the Moon, to as far as the Asteroid Belt.