Museum of the Moon at Scienceworks
$15 - $0
Sun Apr 28th, 2019

Museum of the Moon
Scienceworks

This summer, Scienceworks is over the moon to feature two incredible lunar experiences: Opaque Space's new Earthlight: Lunar Hub virtual reality experience and Museum of the Moon, an astronomical seven-meter sculpture of the moon.

Inspired by their recent collaboration with NASA, building astronaut training simulations, Melbourne-based outfit Opaque Space has created a truly unforgettable VR experience halfway between gaming and space exploration. Six players collaborate live on-site to journey through a lunar craft and undertake a moonwalk. All within a painstakingly realistic moon environment. Earthlight: Lunar Hub was recently recognised at the Australian Game Developer Awards as “a game beyond entertainment”.

Available to the public for the first time, the 40-minute experience, featuring 20 minutes in-game, uses headsets and backpack PCs, allowing players to move freely around the 7x10m play space. Earthlight: Lunar Hub takes standard virtual reality to the next level.

Museum of the Moon is a luminous sculpture of the moon, seven-metre diameter, developed by UK artist, Luke Jerram. At an approximate scale of 1:500,000, Jerram has painstakingly re-created the shape and surface of the moon utilising NASA-produced high-resolution imagery of the moon's surface. Each centimetre of the internally-lit spherical sculpture represents 5km of the genuine moon's surface.
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Address: 2 Booker Street, Spotswood, Spotswood, Victoria 3015 3015
Price: $15 - $0
Date: Sunday Apr 28th, 2019 10:00am to 12:00am
Scienceworks
2 Booker Street, Spotswood, Spotswood, Victoria 3015 3015 Victoria
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