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 Katie Mcnab explores the life and work of Dr Nancy Roman, an American Astronomer who was the Chief of Astronomy at NASA for 20 years and earned the exemplary nickname ‘the mother of Hubble’.
As we celebrate the launch of the Crew Dragon and two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, Space Curator Doug Millard looks back at the history of the space capsule.
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.
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.