Tag: For age 14-16

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…

Dark Side of the Moon
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Dark Side of the Moon

An Immersive Journey Fifty years ago, the world watched in awe as the first humans landed on the surface of the Moon. On the eve of our week-long celebration of this stunning achievement, we are creating a truly unique experience, the National Space Centre team are working with Darkside The Pink Floyd Show to host…

Wally Funk’s Race for Space
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Wally Funk’s Race for Space

In 1961, Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to pass the ‘Women in Space’ programme. Wally sailed through a series of rigorous physical and mental tests, with one of her scores beating all the male Mercury 7 astronauts’, including John Glenn’s, the first American in orbit. But just…

Astronomy Photographer of the Year
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Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Experience an Earth’s-eye-view of the universe with spectacular space photography from around the world. Featuring 100 awe-inspiring images from The Royal Observatory Greenwich’s hugely popular ‘Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018’ competition, this exhibition celebrates the very best in astrophotography and will be displayed at World Museum to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the…