Carnarvon, WA and the Space Race - CLOSED

What role did a remote north-west town play in NASA’s space program in the 1960s and 1970s?

Event details

Events and Exhibitions

Date & time

17 September 2019 to 8 April 2020


National Archives Western Australia Office
45 Francis Street
Northbridge WA 6003



Discover why Carnarvon was an ideal location for a space tracking station and how Australians helped NASA's Apollo astronauts.

  • See instruction manuals for lunar modules and rovers
  • Watch video footage taken on the moon
  • Listen to conversations between astronauts and the tracking station
  • Find out which footwear was banned at the station
  • And much more!