Tag: For Adults

Sci-Fi Sunday: First Man
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Sci-Fi Sunday: First Man

Sci-Fi Sunday gets the Moon treatment! The Oscar-winning adaptation of James R. Hansen’s biography of astronaut Neil Armstrong brings to life the early days of the Apollo programme, the sheer ambition of the Space Race, and the human story behind one of the greatest achievements in history. Spend Sunday evening under the stars in our…

After Dark – Apollo Anniversary Special
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After Dark – Apollo Anniversary Special

Celebrate the momentous achievement of the 1969 Apollo mission at this special After Dark event, which includes a virtual Moon landing at 21:17 in the newly upgraded planetarium, the exact moment the Apollo astronauts touched down. Fun Moon-themed activities will be taking place in the Invention Studio, including an opportunity to taste space food, smell…

Mission Moon – Science Theatre Show
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Mission Moon – Science Theatre Show

See how Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins made it there and back in our exciting live science theatre show. We’ll look at rocket power and the dangerous ride to the Moon, we’ll explore the invisible dangers of space and even follow the Apollo missions’ explorations of the lunar surface. Sit tight and delve…

The Moon – Planetarium Show
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The Moon – Planetarium Show

Step foot into our planetarium and experience all things Moon. Together we’ll explore its myths and legends and find out why it’s so important to all of us on Earth. We’ll also look at our missions to the Moon, focusing on the amazing journey into the unknown as well as what mankind has planned for…

Apollo 11 Space Lates and Sleepover
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Apollo 11 Space Lates and Sleepover

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of humankind landing on the moon the National Space Centre is hosting an exciting Space Lates, with an additional optional sleepover package. How would you like to spend the night in the galleries, have exclusive access to the Centre after hours and take part in special lunar mission workshops? With…

Moon Festival
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Moon Festival

Moon Festival is a week long exploration of the Moon’s significance in culture taking place all around the borough of Greenwich (London) between July 19 – 26 2019. The festival showcases an eclectic programme including a series on women and the moon headlined by The Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood; a lecture by The Sky…

Royal International Air Tatttoo
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Royal International Air Tatttoo

Few events can rival the intensity, drama and spectacle on offer at the world’s greatest airshow. The Air Tattoo returns this July to RAF Fairford with one of the most diverse flying displays in the world. The public theme for the 2019 Air Tattoo is Air and Space: Inspiring the Next Generation Air Force. As…

Museum of the Moon
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Museum of the Moon

Museum of the Moon is a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram. Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. At an approximate scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre of the internally lit spherical sculpture represents 5km of the moon’s surface. Over its lifetime, the Museum of…

Moon50: Moon to Mars – the Next Giant Leap
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Moon50: Moon to Mars – the Next Giant Leap

50 years ago, NASA dared to land humans on the Moon. Join NASA Solar System Ambassador Jason-Flor Sisante in the Planetarium at Glasgow Science Centre as we discuss the challenges facing the next giant leap: sending humans to Mars!

Radio Science Orchestra : Music out of the Moon (Preview)
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Radio Science Orchestra : Music out of the Moon (Preview)

The Radio Science Orchestra’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Music out of the Moon uses live performance of original and adapted music, projected video, 3D sound and narration to chart the remarkable story of humanity’s journey to the Moon and its unexpected links to the birth of electronic music….