Newly suspended from the ceiling of the Making the Modern World gallery in the Science Museum is Spirit of Innovation, the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft. Former Assistant Curator Laura Büllesbach reveals insights into its ground-breaking design, the technological boundaries it pushes and what the aircraft might mean for the future of sustainable aviation.
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.
Follow this transport trail and go on a journey of exploration and discovery around the Science Museum.
Driverless vehicles use artificial intelligence to guide themselves without human intervention. The Science Museum’s new exhibition, Driverless: Who is in Control? opens today and explores how these technologies could soon influence our lives.