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Immersive space attraction to be launched at ICC Sydney

Immersive space attraction to be launched at ICC Sydney
September 27, 2021

M Live has announced the Sydney launch of ‘Neighbourhood Earth’ - an innovative and COVIDSafe immersive experience to be launched at ICC Sydney from 22nd November 2021.

‘Neighbourhood Earth’ is an award-winning exhibition that combines the latest science with cutting edge technology to create the ultimate space experience. Developed in conjunction with the US Space and Rocket Centre and NASA’s George C. Marshall Space Flight Centre, ‘Neighbourhood Earth’ tells the story of space science and exploration as never seen before.   

Since its world premiere in 2018 at NASA’S Marshall Space Centre, this spectacular immersive exhibition has attracted over a million visitors around the world. Utilising 14 screens, 8.1 surround sound, and a giant projection-mapped dome, the exhibition’s key set piece transports audiences to space inside an epic cinematic environment.

Toto Creative Managing Director, Declan McMonagle advises “we developed ‘Neighbourhood Earth’ in collaboration with the US Space and Rocket Centre and NASA which gave us access to significant artefacts from key space exploration missions in our human history. Combining this with the latest Audio Visual technology and presentation of science in practice, the exhibition was a sell out in the USA and China.  

McMonagle notes that working with M Live, delivered the opportunity to bring the exhibition to Australia to connect with Australian audiences adding “this is extra special, given that Toto Creative is an Australian Production Company and Australia has a rich history in alliances with NASA and the USA in Space Exploration. Australia presents a very deserving audience.”

Promoter of the event and Founder/Chief Executive of M Live, Emma Triggs adds “we were blown away when we saw ‘Neighbourhood Earth’ as we knew Australian audiences would love it.  People’s desire to travel to outer space has never been stronger and ‘Neighbourhood Earth’ gives us all the opportunity to see and feel what it would be like. 

“Once you step inside ‘Neighbourhood Earth’, you enter another world that is not only beautiful but also inspirational. It will give people an uplifting feeling by connecting with the magnificence that is all around us, just out of our reach.  We are thrilled to bring another Australian blockbuster premiere event to Sydney to allow people to reconnect with family and friends safely after what has been another challenging year.”

Taking advantage of the rising interest in space exploration, due to both news around civilian space travel and exciting new NASA missions to the Moon and to Mars, ‘Neighbourhood Earth’ taps into audience desire to travel to a whole new world.  As a multi-sensory experience, visitors will also get a chance to explore museum quality models and examples of spacecrafts, tools, and astronaut suits, as well as many fun and engaging learning activities. 

‘Neighbourhood Earth’ will appeal to all ages, making it the perfect event to fill the void left by another year of cancelled events, and the ideal return to life after lockdown for all Sydneysiders.

COVID Safety Plan – Neighbourhood Earth’ will operate in accordance with NSW Health Guidelines.

For more information go to www.neighbourhoodearth.com.au 

Details
Venue: Venue: ICC Sydney, 14 Darling Drive, Sydney, Hall 7
Opens: From 22nd November for a strictly limited season 
Opening Hours: 9am to 9pm Monday to Sunday 
Prices: 
Peak - Adult $45/Family $119/Child $30/Concession, Group, Student $35
Off Peak - Adult $35/Family $99/Child $20/Concession, Group, Student $25

For more information go to www.iccsydney.com.au/visit/getting-here

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