Following Government lockdown guidelines, the National Space Centre will remain closed until further notice.

Please note that for the long term survival of the charity our teams are furloughed, so may be unable to respond to emails or messages.

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LIVE Space Astronaut Q&A Online

22 January 2021

with Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley

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Space Debris Week

18 - 24 January 2021

Join us ONLINE as we look at facts relating to the swirling fragments of past space endeavours trapped in orbit around…

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Space Crafts

11 July 2020

Discover fun Space Crafts and downloadable resources.

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Recent Blog Post:

What’s Happening in Space in 2021?

31/12/2020Written by Alex Thompson

2020 brought considerable success in space from all corners of the globe. What will happen in 2021?

Mars 2020 rover, artist impression. Credit: NASA

How do you highlight the #SpaceDebris problem here on Earth? With a paper rocket and a cardboard box...