National Space Centre Visit - Leicester : East Midlands


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National Space Centre Visit - Leicester

Ever fancied yourself as a budding Astronaut? If so, this experience is just for you! The National Space Centre is situated in the heart of the UK and many astronauts have visited the National Space Centre, including Buzz Aldrin who was part of the Apollo 11 crew who landed on the Moon. You will be greeted by a member of the Space Crew.

From here you will experience a journey through six hands-on galleries, over 150 interactive challenges, the UK's largest planetarium and discover the amazing history of space exploration, past, present and future in an air conditioned environment. 

The 30 minute planetarium show is an award winning experience. Each show combines the latest edge-blended video technologies, sound and computer animation to immerse you in a full 360º full dome cinema experience.

Find out how the Kettering Satellite Group beat the CIA to uncover a secret Russian launch site at the height of the Cold War. Blast off with Tim Peake through the ISS Launch Experience and learn about his mission in space. Introducing…New Kettering Satellite Group Exhibition. New Tim Peake ISS Launch Experience. Planetarium Show, ‘We Are Stars’. There will also be an opportunity to visit the well-stocked gift shop. 

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National Space Centre Visit - Leicester

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National Space Centre Visit - Leicester

News: East Midlands

Posted Sep 11, 2020 12:00
As you may be aware, the new rules from Monday 14th September say that we are now only allowed to meet in groups of up to 6 people, which on the surface suggests we need to reduce our group sizes back to 6.
Posted Aug 29, 2020 12:00
We have now added the routes and walk descriptions for all of our Sunday Peak District walks up to the end of September 2020
Posted Jun 22, 2020 12:00
Great News: We are now allowed to meet in groups of up to 6 unrelated people in outdoor situations, you may have noticed that we have started to add walks and other outdoor events to our programme.
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