Tag: #space

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…

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…

Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon landing
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Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon landing

The Monkton Stargazers will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first Moon Landing on the Friday and Saturday 12 and 13 July from 6pm to 9pm each day. Why then, and not on the 20th? The Moon is at a good phase and is visible from 6pm whereas on the 20th it rises at…

Meet the Moon
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Meet the Moon

The Earth’s celestial companion is a familiar sight in the night sky. But go there, and you’d find a very unfamiliar world: a world of extreme hot and cold, light and dark, a world where footprints last millennia, and where the light plays tricks on your senses. Even the journey to the Moon packs a…