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Abbie MacKinnon

Abbie MacKinnon is the Assistant Curator of Technologies & Engineering at the Science Museum.

Bacon sandwich made in collaboration with Heston Blumenthal for Tim Peake's Principia mission to the International Space Station.

As Tim Peake’s Spacecraft lands at the Ulster Transport Museum in Belfast for the final leg of its tour, Assistant Curator Abbie MacKinnon gives us a taste of the food Tim Peake ate while on the International Space Station.

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…

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.