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The Discovery Centre aims to inspire the next generation of the space workforce with stories of innovation, curiosity and technology.

It offers a place for the community to meet and explore the latest innovations in space technologies. This is where you can learn about Australia’s role in expanding national and international space activities.

Designed to spark curiosity and inspire, the Discovery Centre hosts:

  • a Careers Hub showcasing job opportunities in the local space industry
  • an operational Mission Control Centre, viewable through a theatrette for live space events, guest speakers and opportunities to engage with space experts
  • a space exhibition featuring hands-on experiences and information on Australia’s growing space sector
  • information on STEM education options for young people to explore pathways for a future in space

Mission statement


Inspiring the Australian community and the next generation of the space workforce through stories of opportunity, curiosity and technology’

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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.

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Contact us

  • Email
  • Phone 08 8432 1400
  • Head office: Lot Fourteen, McEwin Building. North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000
  • Write to us at Australian Space Agency, GPO Box 2013, CANBERRA ACT 2601
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