Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
Discover NASA's Deep Space Network, providing vital two-way radio link with dozens of robotic spacecraft exploring the Solar System and beyond.
Take a 45 minute drive from the heart of Canberra,to the beautiful Tidbinbilla valley. The Complex is dominated by the giant antenna dishes which send commands to and receive data from spacecraft exploring planets hundreds of millions and billions of kilometres from Earth.
Come and discover the latest news and images from across the universe. Watch a movie or grab a coffee at the Moon Rock Cafe.
It's your universe, discover it today.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Fyshwick on TripAdvisor
Certificate of Excellence 2015
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS
Reviewed on 22 Nov 2015
The Tracking station is nice, air conditioned & interesting, but I was hoping for a guided tour of the telescope area etc - There are lots of hands on displays for the kids to touch, & we were...
Reviewed on 1 Nov 2015
The Deep Space Station 43 is a great way of spending a couple of hours in the hills around Canberra - the visitor centre is very informative, the dish itself is a great sight and the cafe has good...
Reviewed on 21 Oct 2015
The drive out was gorgeous and the complex itself heaps of fun. Lots of interesting displays with enough things to touch to keep the kids entertained. Watching the dish move is strangely compelling.
- Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
- Car park
- Coach Parking
- First aid equipment
- Interactive Centre
- Non Smoking Establishment
- Parking for the Disabled
- Pets not allowed
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Toilet facilities for the Disabled