With Star Wars: The Last Jedi on our screens, we’ve been inspired to examine the science behind this epic space saga.
Abbie MacKinnon is the Assistant Curator of Technologies & Engineering at the Science Museum.
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.