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What is Destination Space?

Celebrating Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station, Destination Space is an exciting and hands-on season of astronauts and adventure for families and schools. It will be coming to a science centre near you from October 2015, with schools workshops starting when Tim is in space in January 2016.

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View of the International Space Station and planet earth from space.

Spot astronauts in space

Learn all about the International Space Station and track its location in space so you can spot it from earth.

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5 June 2016

Welcome Home Tim Peake

Hosted by: Centre for Life Newcastle
Join us to celebrate Tim Peake’s return to Earth after 6 months on the International Space Station.

We'll be screening recorded footage of Tim’s return on giant TV screens, with demos and narration from staff.


11 June 2016

Meet the Expert: Tim Peake - Back to Earth

Hosted by: Dundee Science Centre

Throughout this space themed day we will celebrate the European Space Agency's first British astronaut Tim Peake's return to Earth with out-of-this-world space themed activities. Join us as we mark the highlights of the Principia mission and find out what experiments took place in the most unique scientific research facility out of this world.

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