Twenty Years of Securing Space
Steve Brooks in 2001 (in those REALLY hot denim shirts!)

Twenty Years of Securing Space

29/06/2021Written by Malika Andress

Steve Brooks began working at the National Space Centre before we opened the doors, so on the twentieth anniversary of that big day, we asked him about his most memorable moments.

Blue Streak – Success, Failure and … Extraterrestrials?

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The story behind one of our most iconic artefacts and its connection to…

Helen Sharman – Britain’s First Astronaut

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How a young food chemist from Sheffield became the first Briton in space.

Soyuz – The Queen Of Spacecraft

10/05/2017

Soyuz is the workhorse of spaceflight and the gem of the National Space…

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower 2017

05/05/2017

In 2017, the Eta Aquarids peak on the morning of 7 May, with…

A Meteorite From Mars

26/04/2017

Did you know that we have a genuine piece of Mars at the…

Cassini’s Grand Finale Begins

24/04/2017

Saturn's Cassini spacecraft begins its final countdown with the first of 22 spectacular…

Returning to Earth without a splash!

19/04/2017

Learn the history behind one of our favourite artefacts, the Gemini Tow Test…

Lyrid Meteor Shower

17/04/2017

In 2017, the Lyrids peak on the morning of 22 April, with 10…

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