Space: an exploration of objects

Alice Gorman (Editor), Heather Burke (Editor), Lynley Wallis (Editor)

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With a foreword by award-winning author and space critic Ceridwen Dovey, this edited collection of work by students in Flinders University's Archaeology of Modern Society class looks at how space objects are connected to everyday life.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBrisbane
PublisherWallis Heritage Consulting
Number of pages83
ISBN (Electronic)0994505639
ISBN (Print)978-0-9945056-3-7, 9780994505637
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Bibliographical note

NOTE FROM PAGE XI: Finally, the 2017 class of ARCH2212 The Archaeology of Modern Society, taught at Flinders University in Adelaide, seemed (to us) like the perfect place to consider the way that space travel since the end of Word War II had affected life on Earth, through the lens of the objects that speak directly to our engagement with space.


  • Space archaeology
  • Contemporary archaeology
  • Ceridwen Dovey
  • WRESAT 1
  • Woomera rocket launch
  • United Nations Outer Space treaty
  • Voyager deep space probes
  • Space Industry Association of Australia
  • Milingimbi Island


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