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The Dish | 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Space Association of Australia Inc.

Sunday, 20 July 2014 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm (AEST)

The Dish | 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adult Ended $20.00 $2.08
Concession/Child (under 15)
Concession price applies to children 15 years and younger and to all other concession card holders such a Seniors and Students.
Ended $10.00 $1.58
Family (2 adults + 2 children)
Family price applies to children 15 years and younger.
Ended $13.50 $1.76

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Event Details

Space Association logo

                                                                             Apollo 11 patch

The Space Association of Australia is hosting a one-off screening of the Australian movie The Dish, to mark the 45th anniversary of the first Moon landing by Apollo 11 on 20 July, 1969.

This will be the first opportunity in many years to see this treasured Australian film on the big screen and in the ultra-comfort of The Backlot Studios private cinema.

We'll also have a some fascinating space displays, VIP guests and a short presentation titled Australia and the Apollo Program that will celebrate Australia's critical role in the Moon landings.

Just confirmed! Special guest, broadcaster and 'human headline' Derryn Hinch, who was actually at Cape Kennedy to witness the launch, will give a first hand account of his experience and recollections

Rock up in your best 60’s gear and enter our Apollo Fashion Show (during interval) to win valuable prizes and get into the swing!

We will be celebrating man’s first steps on another world (45 years ago to the day) and the critical part Australia played in that historic event.

This will be a fun and informative afternoon for all ages and we encourage you to invite family and friends to share this historic anniversary.

Enjoy a wonderful movie, meet some new people and relive (or learn about) one of the most significant moments in human history!

You will also be helping to raise much needed funds to enable the Space Association to continue our work to promote space and space technology in Australia.

Note: Ample free parking is available on site.

The Backlot Studio theatre

Watch The Dish trailer (opens new window).

Have questions about The Dish | 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11? Contact Space Association of Australia Inc.

When & Where

The Backlot Studios
65 Haig Street
Southbank, VIC 3006

Sunday, 20 July 2014 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm (AEST)

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Space Association of Australia Inc.

The Space Association of Australia Inc. is a non-profit, non-political interest group, whose members are keen to learn about and share with others their excitement and passion for spaceflight and space exploration.  The Association has been based in Melbourne, Australia for over 35 years. 


The Association exists to: promote, inform and educate the Australian public on the virtues of the peaceful exploration, utilisation and, colonisation of outer space; encourage space research and applications by the Australian Government, industry, educational, scientific and other organisations; and provide a regular forum for people to come together to share their knowledge and follow the latest space industry activities and developments from around the world.


What we do
The Space Association holds free public meetings every month except December.  Members are sent a newsletter before each meeting, with notice of what's on at the meeting and other interesting space news. An email distribution list, web site and  Facebook page has also been established for those with Internet access.


The Space Show
The Space Association presents a weekly radio program on 88.3 Southern FM in Melbourne. You can listen in to the broadcast or online from 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm every Wednesday night for the latest in space and astronomy news, interviews, commentary and other features. See: http://www.southernfm...

What else?
The Space Association organises special exhibitions, displays and lectures from time to time. They also arrange for members to visit aerospace facilities and other interesting places not normally seen by the general public. Social activities such as film nights and barbecues are also held throughout the year.  See:

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