Following the new Government guidelines, and Leicestershire being a Tier 3 area, the National Space Centre is closed until 28 December, at the earliest (If you have an outstanding paid-for booking during the closure period, we will be in touch shortly)

Our mission will continue online, so please do join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for LIVE Q&A guest sessions, quiz nights, great themed videos and craft ideas for the whole family.

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Christmas Package

25 December 2020

Gift an experience for the whole family with an Annual Pass to the National Space Centre and help support the…

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05 December 2020

Join special NASA guest, Jason-Flor Sisante, as we host a FREE LIVE Space Q&A to answer your questions regarding the…

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SOHO 25 Week

30 November 2020 - 06 December 2020

Join us ONLINE to celebrate 25 years of the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO).

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Apollo 17 LIVE Space Q&A with Gerry Griffin

11 December 2020

Join us ONLINE as we talk to the man in the driving seat for this mission, Flight Director in Mission…

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Space Crafts

11 July 2020

Discover fun Space Crafts and downloadable resources.

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Apollo 17 Week

07 - 13 December 2020

Join us ONLINE as we look back at the last time humans stepped foot on the Moon.

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Recent Blog Post:

December in Space

26/11/2020Written by Alex Thompson

Thirty rocket launches, 5 space anniversaries, 2 meteor showers and a great conjunction in the night sky.

Meteor from the Geminid Meteor shower. Credit: Dean Rowe

🤔 What would you like to ask Jason from @NASAJPL and @Sophestar from @UKSpaceAcademy about space?

No question is too big or too small. 🪐🔭🚀🌌

▶️ Join us for a Live Space Q&A on Saturday at 19:00 GMT.