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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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Cambridge

25 October 2015 - 30 June 2016

Destination Space: Safe in Space

Hosted by: Cambridge Science Centre

Space is a dangerous place with many hazards - take a trip with us to discover the dangers astronauts face and the ways they are protected. This out of this world show will run every weekend during our Cosmic exhibition and is not to be missed! 

Cambridge

25 October 2015 - 30 June 2016

Destination Space: Join the Crew

Hosted by: Cambridge Science Centre

Tim Peake, the first British European Space Agency astronaut, is heading into space in December. Join us to explore his mission to the ISS. From launching a rocket to experiencing life in microgravity, this show is full of amazing demonstrations. This out of this world show will run every weekend during our Cosmic exhibition and is not to be missed! 

Edinburgh

20-22 July 2016

Destination Space: Robots

Hosted by: Dynamic Earth Edinburgh

Join us at Dynamic Earth as part of our exciting project Destination Space! Our ‘space-tacular’ Robots event will be celebrating some of the amazing science and technology developed by engineers to support life in space. Discover how robots are used to help astronauts like Tim Peake aboard the International Space Station and how we can control these robots to explore places beyond human reach. Programming sessions will be available throughout the day for junior robot engineers.

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