Dawn of the space age

This show provides a fascinating look at space history from the launch of the first artificial satellite in 1957 to the construction of the International Space Station and beyond. The show includes the exciting first footsteps on the Moon and the development of huge space stations.

Every planetarium show includes a discussion session on astronomy and a live presentation showing Tasmania's current night sky.

Suitable for

Year 5-9

Curriculum links

2022 Curriculum

Investigate how advances in technologies enable advances in science, and how science has contributed to developments in technologies and engineering. (AC9S9H02)

Session type



$6 per child


45 mins


Museum at Inveresk