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Doug Millard

Doug was the senior curator for the 'Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age' exhibition (2015) and editor of the associated publication. He has written a history of the British Black Arrow rocket and his book 'Satellite: Innovation in Orbit' was published by Reaktion Books early 2017. He is currently researching new space exhibitions for the Museum.

A remarkable engine, designed to help slow down a spacecraft, recently went on display. We asked space curator Doug Millard to explain more.

Today, NASA was able to successfully fly a small helicopter on Mars. Space curator Doug Millard explores this historical moment.

On the 60th anniversary of one of the greatest milestones in space exploration, Deputy Keeper of Technologies and Engineering Doug Millard looks back at the celebrations that followed cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s historic mission.

Curator Doug Millard celebrates the life of Mae C. Jemison, engineer and former NASA astronaut who was the first black woman to travel into space.

Space Curator Doug Millard discusses the anticipated launch of the United Arab Emirates’s first Mars orbiter.