Last updated:

March 31, 2022

The National Archives of Australia (NAA) brings their traveling exhibition to the Victorian Archives Centre Gallery. From cutting edge scientific research to architecture, design, television, and more, explore Australia's role in the space race. 

Learn more about the history of Woomera Rocket Range, see how futuristic architecture influenced Australia's Expo pavilion in 1970, and discover the story of Mr Squiggle - the 'man from the moon.'

Teachers can download an education kit from the NAA website here. 



Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street
North Melbourne


Image Gallery


A postman hands letters to a rocket mailman, NAA: C4078, N21673


Letter to Woomera scientists 1957. NAA: D250, 56/486 Part 1.