As part of our Summer of Space, Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Buzz Aldrin about the tense moments before the first lunar landing on July 20, 1969.
What if the Soviet hammer and sickle had been the first flag on the Moon, rather than the Stars and Stripes? As the Science Museum celebrates the Apollo 11 landing in its Summer of Space, Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, who trained to be the first to walk on the Moon.
Follow this under 7s trail and go on a journey of exploration and discovery around the Science Museum this summer.
An intricate painted box from The Courtauld Gallery’s collection is now on display in the museum.
Lead curator of our recent exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star, Dr Harry Cliff, marks the first perihelion of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – its record-breaking approach to the Sun.
ESA Project Scientist Johannes Benkhoff, gives an overview of the latest preparations for the launch of BepiColombo, which will be taking off on its 7-year mission to Mercury later this week.
This week the museum hosted the press conference for Professor Stephen Hawking’s final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions.
To celebrate the opening of our free dance and science festival Antarctica Live, we look at five objects from our collection that helped humanity study and understand the icy continent.