As the world renews its fascination with exploring the Moon, India achieves what no other nation has done before: successfully landing on the lunar south pole.
Inventory Assistant Stephanie Gray uncovers a story of aerial adventure in 1924 and the role played by a first aid kit now cared for by the Science Museum Group.
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? 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.
An intricate painted box from The Courtauld Gallery’s collection is now on display in the museum.