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.

Newly Discovered Comet in the Night Sky

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May is fast becoming the month to look to the night skies and…

A Super Flower Moon

30/04/2020

On 07 May the UK will see the Super Flower Moon.

China’s Long March-5B Launch

05/05/2020

On 05 May 2020 we watched the successful launch of China’s Long March-5B…

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower 2020

30/04/2020

In 2020, the Eta Aquarids peak on the night of 5-6 May, with…

Happy Birthday Hubble

24/04/2020

Thirty years ago Hubble became the first major optical telescope to be placed…

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2020

15/04/2020

In 2020, the Lyrids peak in the pre-dawn morning of 22 April, with…

Bright Lights in the Sky

08/04/2020

Discover more about SpaceX's Starlink satellite programme.

An astronaut’s thoughts on confinement and isolation

30/03/2020

British astronaut Helen Sharman on coping with isolation and confinement in space.

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