Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

Questacon

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July 20 1969 Apollo 16 reached the moon and the first human stepped on it's surface. Questacon the National Science and Technology Centre engaged Scene to design an engaging, immersive foyer display to mark the 50th anniversary.

Visitors had to opportunity to sit on an authentic 1960's sofa and watch the moon landing on a 1967 TV surrounded by authentic sixties décor. Items were via the generosity of The Green Shed.

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Did You Know?

The iconic one small step for mankind was broadcast around the world from the Tidbinbilla Observatory in the Australian Capital Territory. 

Décor was selected to reflect items found in the average Australian home in the 1960's. Artwork mounted on replica wallpaper boards.

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The Questacon Build Team modified the TV from the era, replacing the screen with a monitor and playing footage on loop.

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Viewers of the display were transported 50 years into the past on this 1960's pleather, cream mustard & brown stripe sofa. A lucky last minute find from The Green Shed just days before the installation.

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Items selected from The Green Shed City Shop and Mitchell warehouse. Main art piece from the RePsyched! Studio, Art & Soul workshop.

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Many visitors and staff felt nostalgic connection to the display as they recognised items from their past.

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Star clock compliments of The Green Shed owner, Sandie, from her private collection. Retro sci-fi novel from the Bookatorium.