As we launch our Summer of Space and celebrate 50 years since the Apollo Moon missions, Curator Doug Millard takes us back in time to when the Apollo 10 command module first landed at the Science Museum.
To mark the largest space event on Earth, we’re diving into our galleries and collections to discover the objects and activities that tell the story of international space exploration.
Science Museum Director of External Affairs Roger Highfield explores tonight’s Space themed Science Museum Lates, where the BBC will be launching a new live interactive show.
It’s tricky getting to Mars. The voyage takes months, your spacecraft has to perform some delicate manoeuvres along the way and then – there is Mars itself! It has not been a welcoming world. Almost 50 missions have been launched to the red planet by a host of different nations and space agencies. Some 30 of these have failed or enjoyed only very limited success.