You do not have to travel to Cape Canaveral in Florida to learn more about NASA and space.
Save yourself a plane ticket and visit the Queensland museum in Brisbane and explore your new exhibition, NASA – a human adventure that comes in March.
It will be the largest exhibition to be screened at the Queensland Museum with over 250 items on the screen, including original and space-based flying objects, and masked models and replicas.
From space food to space opera, lunar cameras and moon boots, some of the main moments of the exhibition are several cosmic objects, real rocket engines and several full replicas, including the front of the iconic space shuttle NASA, Lunar Rover, Mercury ", Gemini and Apollo space trades and the Soviet robotic lunar pearl Lunonhod.
Arts and Science Minister Liang Enoch said the Queensland Museum beat Sydney and Melbourne to be the first museum in Australia to host this exhibition for the story of the space trip.
"NASA's human adventure will be open in March and will follow the stunning story of space travel and the history of rocket science and the space flight," Enoch said.
"This exhibition is the first to be presented in the renovated exhibition space of the Museum in Queensland funded by the Government of Palashchuk and will extend through two levels.
"NASA – Human Adventure is the largest exhibition held by the Queensland Museum, both in terms of size and facilities, and coincides with a one-year celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landing of the moon.
"This exciting exhibition, together with the strengthening of the museum's premises, further strengthens the position of the museum as the leading destination for cultural tourism, which in the last financial year had 2.1 million visitors.
"With NASA – Human Adventure, the Queensland Museum continues to demonstrate the vast influence of science and technology in our society."
Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said the exclusive event would attract visitors to Queensland.
"We carry the little magic of space exploration to Queensland through this exhibition," said Ms. Jones.
"Tourism and Events Queensland has collaborated with the Queensland Museum to bring the show here, as it causes jobs in tourism."
The Queensland Museum Executive Director, Dr. Jim Thomson, said NASA – a human adventure, would be an opportunity for visitors to learn more about some of the world's most amazing achievements in space technology.
"NASA, a human adventure, celebrates our space travel with items from the space programs of the United States and the Soviet Union," he said.
"Visitors will be able to admire the machines that traveled in space and back, as well as full and reduced replicas."
Showing outstanding achievements on the space journey, NASA – Human Adventure will be held at the Queensland Museum on March 15, 2019.