Curator Heather Bennett celebrates the Hidden Figure of GPS, Gladys West, on her 93rd birthday.
Heather Bennett is Curator of Space Technology at the Science Museum.
Have you ever seen something older than the Earth itself? A remarkable sample from a 4.6-billion-year-old asteroid is now on display in the museum.
Assistant Curator Heather Bennett takes a look at the remarkable life and achievements of engineer Verena Holmes.
Assistant Curator Heather Bennett introduces us to the James Webb Space Telescope, launching today.
Today marks the 100th birthday of Mary Jackson, NASA’s first black female engineer and one of their ‘Hidden Figures’.
Assistant Curator Heather Bennett gives us an introduction to one of the latest additions to the Space Technology collection.
The final supermoon of 2020 will rise over the UK today (7 May). But what is a supermoon, and what causes it?
On this day in 1930, Amy Johnson set off on a journey to secure her place in history as the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia.
The Hubble telescope was launched 30 years ago today so Assistant Curator Heather Bennett looks back on some of the historic landmarks that led up to this extraordinary mission.