Search for Life Week

03 - 09 August 2020

Join the National Space Centre online for a week discovering if the truth is out there.

Andromeda Galaxy. Credit: Adam Evans
Credit: CSIRO

In 1996, a team of researchers published an article in Science claiming that meteorite ALH84001 may contain trace evidence of life from Mars.

The announcement of possible extra-terrestrial life caused considerable controversy.
Are we alone in the Universe? What signs are scientists looking for to discover past, present or future life on other planets?

Join the National Space Centre online for a week discovering if the truth is out there.


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Space Centre Rocket Tower

This week also sees the reopening of the National Space Centre.

Following government guidance, the Centre will be reopening on 08 August.

Booking in advance is essential and there are lots of changes our team has put in place to ensure an enjoyable and safe day out for the whole family.

Discover more details on our Essential Information page and book online to join us (Annual Pass holders pre-booking also essential).