Australian Space Discovery Centre

Be inspired at the Australian Space Discovery Centre with stories of innovation, curiosity and technology from the space sector.

Visit the Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre has landed at Lot Fourteen, Adelaide, the home of the Australian Space Agency.

Plan your visit

Opening hours, booking, events and how to get here.

Explore the Discovery Centre

Explore the Discovery Centre and its four interconnected spaces.

Digital sessions

From your classroom or your home, you and your students can book into any of our online sessions.

School holiday program

Join us for some school holiday fun!

Schools in space program

Bring your students along to our school sessions.

Learn about space

There’s much more to space than being an astronaut. There are many exciting learning opportunities and career paths to follow right here on Earth.

Pathways for a career in space

The space sector needs all sorts of skills and types of people. Discover all the possible space career pathways.

People in the space sector

Learn about people working in Australia's space sector, including what they do and how they got there.

Learning resources

We have created learning resources for parents to continue inspiring their kids at home.

Get involved

Our merchandise

Buy official Australian Space Discovery Centre and Australian Space Agency merchandise at the Discovery Centre, or online from the Questacon shop.

Take a space selfie!

Use our photo filters and share using the hashtag #AusSpaceDiscovery
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Australian Space Discovery Centre

What’s on at the Australian Space Discovery Centre in October school holidays

Our October school holiday program will run from Saturday 30 September through to Sunday 15 October.
A blue and orange nebula in space
Australian Space Discovery Centre

The ‘Infinite’ Nature of Space

Join the Australian Space Discovery Centre as we explore Nature on Earth and in Space in this special presentation and Q&A. In-centre and streaming online on Sunday, 8 October 2023.…
Photo of someone painting at a workshop.
Australian Space Discovery Centre

Create4Adelaide art workshops

Join the Australian Space Discovery Centre for an artist-led tutorial workshop to produce an space inspired artwork for the environment. Free workshops for different ages in September and…

About the Discovery Centre

We aim to inspire the next generation of the space workforce with stories of innovation, curiosity and technology. Learn more about our mission.

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Space inspires our infinite curiosity.

The more we learn, the more we realise we have to discover.

With every mission we’re enabling new opportunities — improving our everyday lives and solving some of our biggest challenges.

And at the Australian Space Discovery Centre, you can explore the fascinating worlds of opportunity that space is creating for life on Earth.

See how Australian space efforts impact your life in the Space Exhibition. You can immerse yourself in hands-on, interactive exhibits and discover how our science, technology and industry will support the future of space exploration.

Take your seat in the Mission Control Theatrette to watch historic launches, screenings and live space events. Here, you can be inspired by stories of space from our special guest speakers and see how Australian businesses and researchers communicate with real spacecraft in orbit.

Opportunity awaits in the Endeavour Room. Meet Australia’s space pioneers—businesses, start-ups and researchers whose exciting projects are changing the future of space. See and touch the latest technologies, join interactive workshops, or chat one on one about cutting-edge space innovations.

Learn how to leverage your skills at the Careers and Information Hub. Discover the diverse range of job roles, accessible study pathways and how you can make an impact in Australia’s growing space industry.

Explore the wonders of space here on Earth.

The Australian Space Discovery Centre.

Learn more about the Australian Space Discovery Centre.

Work with us

The Discovery Centre is managed by the Australian Space Agency, part of the Department of Industry, Science, and Resources.

Current vacancies

Find current job vacancies listed on the department’s careers page.