A new spacecraft has landed at the Science Museum: the Structural Thermal Model of BepiColombo, developed to test the strength of the spacecraft when on its mission to Mercury. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about this challenging mission…
Abbie MacKinnon is the Assistant Curator of Technologies & Engineering at the Science Museum.
With Star Wars: The Last Jedi on our screens, we’ve been inspired to examine the science behind this epic space saga.
Explore the story behind Cassini – a spacecraft that has been exploring the Saturnian system since 2004.
You can now watch Christopher Nolan’s latest block-buster ‘Dunkirk’ at the Science Museum IMAX Theatre. After the film you can explore the stories behind the innovative aircraft that saved countless lives and turned the tide of the war in our Flight Gallery.